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March 28, 2010 – 10:01 am | 13 Comments

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Roast spare ribs with toasted garlic
November 28, 2010 – 10:15 pm | 2 Comments
Roast spare ribs with toasted garlic

I received a beautiful book for a significant birthday back in September. Rôtis: Roasts for everyday of the week by Stéphane Reynaud. The photography by Frédéric Lucano is sumptuous and mouth watering.
Monday is roast beef; …

Kashmiri lamb curry
November 27, 2010 – 8:14 pm | One Comment
Kashmiri lamb curry

I’ve been watching Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution – the final episode aired on TVNZ last week.
Set in Huntington, West Virginia, Jamie tries to turn the school lunch program away from processed and sugar-rich food into …

Ray McVinnie’s Meatloaf with olive and onion gravy
September 20, 2010 – 10:57 pm | No Comment

More and more people are asking me for meatloaf recipes. There are two on the Meateaters site already (here and here)but both of these probably err on the traditional mince and grated carrot side of …

Burmese pork curry
September 16, 2010 – 9:59 pm | No Comment
Burmese pork curry

The Visa Wellington on a Plate festival is over for another year – this is a cuisine event that promotes food and restaurants in greater Wellington.
As part of the promotion, organised by Positively Wellington Tourism, …

Pot-roasted pork loin with bay leaves and fino sherry
August 29, 2010 – 9:47 pm | 5 Comments
Pot-roasted pork loin with bay leaves and fino sherry

Gordon hosts a great dinner party – I can testify to that. His choice of recipe is always sure to impress, especially the way he can handle a duck, and a salmon (more on those …

Seven hour leg of lamb with anchovy and garlic
August 23, 2010 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
Seven hour leg of lamb with anchovy and garlic

I have been wanting to make this dish for a long time and I may have the opportunity later this week.
When someone at work has a birthday, on the Friday of the birthday week Springload …

Roasted lamb rack with beetroot and feta salad
August 22, 2010 – 10:18 am | No Comment
Roasted lamb rack with beetroot and feta salad

Al Brown writes a regular recipe for the Urban Harvest website. His latest recipe sounded delicious – roasted lamb backstraps with baby beetroot, watercress and feta salad.
I’m on a diet, so am cutting out all …

Beef Wellington
August 16, 2010 – 10:05 pm | 2 Comments
Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington is a very traditional dish of beef wrapped in pastry. The origin of the name cannot be confirmed, and it is by no means certain that the dish originated in England as the …

Lamb shanks with tomatoes and chickpeas
July 19, 2010 – 9:38 pm | No Comment
Lamb shanks with tomatoes and chickpeas

Ray McVinnie has been a chef for many years, and once ran the highly successful and elite eating establishment, Vinnies.
Recently he has been seen on the box as a celebrity judge on Masterchef NZ. So …

Lamb loin chops on corn hash
June 19, 2010 – 8:39 pm | No Comment
Lamb loin chops on corn hash

This is a simple recipe from the two chefs at Animal Restaurant in Los Angeles. I recently bought their recipe book “Two Dudes, One Pan” – the recipe book they wrote while they were still …