Archive for September, 2011

Pear, Walnut, Spinach and Blue Cheese Salad

2 pearsPear and Spinach Salad
250g spinach
1/5 cup crumbly blue cheese
1/2 cup crushed walnuts
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp sugar


Lamb Shanks

Lamb ShanksOlive Oil
4 Lamb Shanks
1 Onion (sliced)
4 cloves garlic
1 can peeled/chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup red wine
3 bay leaves
1 tsp lemon zest
1/2 red capsicum, 1/2 green capsicum

Chicken and Leek Pie

Chicken and Leek Pie700g chicken (thighs)
2-3 large leeks
50g butter
3-4 spring onions
1 clove garlic
1-2 carrots
1-2 stalks celery
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup plain flour
1 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup cream
1 egg beaten
olive oil
1 sheet puff pastry

Pineapple Upsidedown Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake
1/2 a pineapple
150g sugar
80ml water
150g butter
150g Caster sugar
175g SR Flour
1 tbsp Almond Meal
1/2 tsp baking powder
2-3 eggs

Pumpkin Soup

1 butternut pumpkin
3 medium size potatoes
1 onion
1 carrot
3 stalks celery
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp green curry paste
olive oil
1L milk
1L water