Oxtail Ragu with Fettuccine

When cooking ragu, I have one rule: go slow and low. That’s right. Particularly when cooking ragu, it is incredibly difficult to screw things up other than not cooking it for long enough (wink wink). This morning I chose to make oxtail ragu.  Oxtails are a great alternative to other cuts of meat when it…

Morel Risotto with Rosemary

  Bought a packet of morels from my recent trip back home to Sydney and finally put it to good use today by making a morel risotto with rosemary. Having just made a mushroom toast the other day, I must confess that I’ve been slightly addicted to mushrooms. So what is my latest fascination with…

Roasted maple almonds with rosemary and sea salt

Have my first supper club experience at an artist’s house today so thought I’d make a little treat for people to snack on. Having brought back 1kg of almonds from whole almonds, I thought why not make a healthier snack : roasted almonds with rosemary and sea salt. To sweeten it up a little I…

Roast Asparagus with Rosemary and Lemon Zest

THE HOLY TRINITY | Asparagus, lemon and rosemary sprigs.  Asparagus and lemon are like husband and wife, they simply belong together. Enhance it with rosemary sprigs and there you have it: perfect matrimonial bliss. This roast asparagus lemon pepper dish is simply one of my favourite side dishes. So easy to prepare and easy to…

Roast Rosemary Rack of Lamb

Hosting a dinner party for friends but can’t think of what to make in a short amount of time? In situations like these, a quick and easy solution would be to roast a rack of lamb. Roasting is the ideal way to cook a rack of lamb. The process can basically be broken down further into…

Rosemary Crusted Lamb Chops with Grilled Eggplant

Hello my little lamb chops! When it comes to cooking dinner for two, nothing comes easier than the lamb chops – delicate, tender, and oh-so-juicy. Rub with some chopped rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and olive oil, and let it sit for a bit, sear all over on high heat, rest for a few minutes, and…