MOROCCAN SLOW COOKED LAMB

We use this Moroccan Tagine Intense Flavour Paste a lot in the shop. It’s made right here in Brisbane by a lady named Suzanne Quintner, who has been making Moroccan marinades, pastes & preserved lemons since well before it was popular to do so (-: This is what we use on our our insanely popular, Moroccan lamb shanks that…
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SLOW COOKED PORK BELLY IN MASTERSTOCK

This Masterstock from the Stock Merchant is a new favourite ingredient of mine. While it’s probably simple enough to make yourself at home, in reality I usually just don’t have the time. Master Stock is traditionally used in Chinese cuisine to marinate, braise and poach meats including chicken, duck and pork. Well known chefs including Neil…
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BEEF CHEEKS – My favourite recipe from Movida

Have you ever cooked beef cheeks before? If you haven’t you are missing out. It’s another one of those cuts that requires a little bit of pre planning as you have to cook it, slow & low. It’ll take a few hours cooked at a very low temperature and you’ll be rewarded with a ‘melts…
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FRESH THYME & VERJUICE ROAST CHICKEN WITH DUCK FAT POTATOES

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ roast chook? It’s comfort food at its best. The beauty of it is that really, it’s like a blank canvas. Chicken loves being cooked with a multitude of different flavours so you can use almost any fresh herb to change it up a little and make it different each…
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MOROCCAN MEATBALLS

Recipe courtesy of Jacqueline Guglielmino www.everydaycook.com.au INGREDIENTS  500g lean minced lamb  1 finely chopped onion  2 garlic cloves crushed  2cm chunk root ginger, grated  1 tsp of chilli power  2 tsp ground cumin  1 cinnamon quill  2 tsps of tumeric  good pinch of saffron threads  olive oil  2 pieces of preserved lemon  2 x 400g…
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HUNGARIAN GOULASH

Recipe courtesy of www.thestockmerchant.com.au   A soup or stew of meat and vegetables, goulash is a deeply satisfying comfort food and almost all families in Hungary have their own special or inherited recipe. Our goulash has a few twists to it. First, we prefer to use olive oil instead of lard to sweat the onions…
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BENITO’S POLPETTA (ITALIAN MEATBALLS)

Recipe courtesy of Jacqueline Guglielmino www.everydaycook.com.au   For the meatballs 500 grams of pork mince 500 grams of beef or veal mince 3 tablespoons of Pecorino cheese 2 eggs 1/4 cup of chopped continental parsley 1 cup of breadcrumbs salt and pepper For the sauce Diced garlic (up to you how much) 2/3 of the…
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BEEF BOURGUIGNON

Recipe courtesy of www.thestockmerchant.com.au Serves 3-4 people INGREDIENTS 3 tsp olive oil or Pepe Saya butter (Australia’s best cultured butter) 700g free range grass fed beef, preferably chuck or blade, cut into large chunks 100g smoked streaky free range bacon (sliced) 350g shallots or pearl onions (peeled) 250g brown mushrooms (about 20) 2 garlic cloves,…
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BEEF & LAMB KEBABS

  Meat Kebabs 250g Minced Lamb 250g Minced Beef tblsp tomato paste (optional) 1 small red onion, grated 2 tblsp coarse chopped flat leaf parsely ½ tsp dried wild Greek oregano Garlic Yoghurt 250g natural yoghurt garlic clove or 2 grated finely/pureed good dash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Pinch or two of salt To…
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CUMIN CRUSTED LAMB RIBS

Serves 2-3  Serious meat eaters will be in heaven with these soft, fatty full flavoured ribs. The flavours in the Greek(ish) salad work really well as a side. The vinegary tomatoes & cucumber help to cut through the richness of the ribs. INGREDIENTS 2kg lamb ribs approx 2 racks (8 ribs 10cm length) Spice Rub…
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ROAST PORK LOIN WITH APPLE GRAVY

Serves 4-6   Leave pork uncovered in the fridge overnight or a few hours prior to cooking for the best crackling results.  INGREDIENTS Pork 1.5kg rolled pork loin (skin on) 2 apples (cored, cut into large chunks lengthways) 2 carrots (quartered, cut lengthways) 10 peeled cloves of garlic 1 large brown onion (cut into large…
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