Category Archives: Main Course

Lamb Shanks with Beans

Oh hey there winter. I’ve been waiting for you. My woolly socks are tucked under my pillow for any fresh nights. My hot water bottle is beside the bed waiting to be filled up. I have a host of t.v. … Continue reading

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But wait, there’s more…

. . .remember me? It’s been a while. But I’m back. Back with exciting news! Over the weekend the whole family congregated together for a pretty special celebration.  While there (just when I thought I might be through Nana’s recipes by the … Continue reading

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

I love pumpkin soup.  Like. Seriously. Love. Pumpkin. Soup. I live off the stuff about 6 months of the year. But it turns out that I have been making life more difficult for myself than it need be.  You see, … Continue reading

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Fragrant Carrot Soup

And so we say farewell to the annual birthday silly season.  A month of food.  A month of wine.  A month long celebration.  So how will I mark the end of the festivities? How will I start to repair my … Continue reading

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Beef Creole

Finally, a pineapple and tomato soup free stew…This one is a crowd pleaser and smells like pizza.  How could you say no? You will need: – one and a half pounds of stewing steak (about 700g) – 4 tablespoons of … Continue reading

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Steak and Banana Casserole

Mum recoiled in disgust when I told her that I would be making this. She has childhood memories of Nana’s banana curry, which it’s safe to say was not her favourite meal.  When I served this up for the family … Continue reading

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Curry Night

There is little that Simon and I love more than a curry night. Simon’s grandmother passed down the most delicious Sri Lankan curry recipes to his mum, Karen, who in turn has passed them down to Simon. We spent Saturday … Continue reading

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