As we’re moving into the last few weeks of winter (thank goodness) everyone around me seems to be getting sick, and last week I was no exception. Oh my, I was completely out of it. Bed ridden and full of chicken soup. My apologies for not posting last week, I was absolutely knocked for six. This week I decided to make some empanadas. Earlier this year we were invited to a friend’s Argentinian themed party where they had an amazing selection of traditional food. Amongst these local treats were delicious
It’s that time of year again – footy finals time when Melbourne comes alive! Even people at work are donning their team colours around the office, they’re MAD for it! You may or may not remember the amazing Lamb & Harissa Sausage rolls I made for last years grand final? They went down a treat and were perfect served with the homemade Harissa sauce I also made. OH MY! In my opinion you always need a good dose of pastry at a footy grand final… and this year is no exception.
Warm up with a Ghoulish Goulash soup all the way from Hungary this Halloween!! This time four years ago we went to Budapest in beautiful Hungary for my birthday (yep, it was my birthday yesterday…. toot toot!!) My knowledge of the country and its traditions were slim to none so it was all very educational, but the one thing I learnt pretty quickly was how rad their food was. We ate our first meal at this medieval style restaurant and had one the most memorable meals ever (currently listed #2
It’s been cold and rainy in Melbourne lately and I’ve been busy with work but have had a hankering for some sort of warming stew. After searching recipes for Beef Bourguignon I noticed the beef is actually marinated in the wine over night but I clearly couldn’t wait that long. So behold, my version of a quick Beef Bourguignon, with what ever was in the kitchen cupboard! I decided to serve it with polenta instead of rice/pasta/potatoes as a nice alternative. I’ve always loved polenta (which Seb has now nicknamed