Tag: Dinner

Pavlova

Pavlova is a very traditional New Zealand dessert.  Some pavlovas rise beautifully and look great, others (like mine) tend to flop and need to be propped up with cream and decorations.  They taste good regardless, though my son (aged about 8) once asked me why my pavlovas didn’t look as good as the bought ones!!…..

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Ann’s savoury chops

This is my friend Ann’s go-to recipe for a quick and easy, tasty dinner – for family or friends. Ingredients 6 lamb leg chops 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons vinegar 2 tablespoons tomato sauce 1 teaspoon of each of ginger, curry powder, mustard, mixed spice 1½ cups of water Salt and…..

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Arranging a cheese platter – in pictures

Here’s an update on my original cheese platter post.  This one gives you step-by-step instructions in pictures.  The different cheeses are described by their country of origin but these varieties are being made in many other countries now and should be easy to locate in your supermarket or deli.

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Update on Graham’s winter special

Winter must be here. I’m getting ready to make another batch of Graham’s vegetable soup.  This has been a family favourite for many years.  The photo shows the range of vegetables that go into this tasty and filling winter meal – good for a dinner with crusty bread as well as for lunch.  Heats up…..

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