BBQ pork ribs – one of the best so far

There are a lot of different ways to prepare BBQ pork ribs, and I can’t say which I prefer.  But here is one method, and flavour, which worked well.  The method is simple.  Quick? No.  But simple. Yes. And tasty? Very.  Place the pork ribs in the oven with a range of wonderful ingredients, cook…

The winter garden 2013

After the last of all the summer/autumn vegees were finished, I eventually cleared the space for winter vegees.  Of course, all of the dead plants went into the active compost bin, and I emptied out the compost bin that I had left undisturbed for a few months to let all the contents fully break-down.  In…

Pork banh mi (Vietnamese baguette sandwich)

These sandwiches using vietnamese baguettes seem to be the latest craze in Melbourne.  The vietnamese baguette is essentially a french baguette that is made with a bit of rice flour so it is lighter on the inside and crunchier on the outside.  There are a range of options, but I made the ‘traditional’ version.  …

Asian-style burgers with corn, carrots and peas

250 g (1/2 lb) each ground pork and veal3 minced garlic cloves2 Tb cilantro (coriander leaf)1 Tb ground coriander1 Tb fish sauce1 Tb dark soy sauce1 Tb balsamic vinegar (I didn’t have rice wine vinegar)2 Tb honey Mix all ingredients together, form into patties and grill. Serve with steamed corn, carrots and peas. Simple and…

Pork scotch fillet with salad and rice

I bought a 1 kg (2 lb) scotch pork fillet and cut about half into thin steaks (froze the rest). I then marinated the pork in:1/4 cup hoisin sauce2 Tb cider vinegar1 Tb ground coriander1 Tb ground ginger3 minced cloves garlic After marinating the pork for about 1 h, I cooked the pork on a…

Broccoli and carrot creamy pasta

Chop up 2 stalks celery, 1 head broccoli, 2 small carrots and 3 garlic cloves. Sauté, add 1/2 cup chicken consume, 1/4 cup cream, 1 Tb tomato paste, 1 Tb oregano and black pepper. Cook until vegees are tender and serve with pasta. A quick and simple dinner!