Beef Bourguignon

This week’s recipe idea is another of my all time winter favourites. It’s warm, decadent, sumptuous and delicious – Beef Bourguignon. This dish takes about a half and hour to prepare and an hour to cook but is so worth the wait! Ingredients 1 tablespoon good olive oil 200g cured…

Continue reading

Ligurian Braised Chicken

This Ligurian Chicken dish, combines the flavour of roasted chicken (traditionally rabbit is used!) with the Mediterranean fragrances of wine, olives, fresh tomato and rosemary. It finishes in a heartwarming and heady combination that is so tasty and moreish! Serves 5 to 6 and takes about 30 minutes to prepare.…

Continue reading

Poulet Vallée D’Auge

Poulet Vallée D’Auge is a traditional French dish from the Normandy region of Pays d’Auge, the land of butter, cream and delicious pears and apples – just like our local Gippsland region! So it’s no surprise that a dish from that region would feature all of these delicious things. Serves…

Continue reading

Veal Osso Bucco – delicioso!

This dish is so easy and healthy. For added nutrition,  serve with Asian greens or fresh steamed Kale and Zucchini. Serves 4 to 5. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil 2 brown onions, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 celery sticks, chopped 1/2 Fennel bunch chopped 2 local garlic cloves, crushed 1/4…

Continue reading

Hampton Hives Honey

This week’s ‘meet the producer’ is the very special and knowledgeable Dr Nikolai from Hampton hives honey. Dr Nik is our local Bayside Bee expert on all matters relating to these very special insects, without which our gardens and farms would be without any fruit, vegetables or flowers…imagine a world…

Continue reading