Orange and Sage Turkey Roulade

Easy Menu Ideas for Thanksgiving

  Orange and sage turkey roulade has to be the most, succulent, super flavourful and easy to carve alternative to roasting a whole turkey. It makes for a perfect centrepiece, is ridiculously moist and entirely foolproof.  Sage, garlic and perfumed orange zest make up a paste with lashings of butter to bring it all together. […]

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No Churn Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

No Churn Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

No churn chocolate chunk ice cream is super quick to make, delicious, economical and amazingly flavourful. It’s incredibly luscious, ultra creamy and deeply chocolatey using just cocoa powder and good quality chocolate mixed through in the last moment ready to surprise the palate with little chunks of chocolate. Our niece Kylie, who is a superb […]

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Mum’s Simple Classic Turkey Stuffing

Classic Turkey Stuffing

Mum’s simple classic turkey stuffing is a must for Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. It’s the only stuffing we want and need for our celebration feast. It’s super easy, and quick to prepare, and tastes delicious. What more could you want. Whether you call it stuffing, dressing or seasoning it boils down to the same with […]

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Whipped Creamy Mashed Potatoes

whipped creamy mashed potatoes

  Whipped creamy mashed potatoes are a must for the holiday feast. Potatoes that are velvety smooth, buttery and ultra-creamy that’ll have your guests swooning for a second serve all with just five simple ingredients. Potatoes, cream, butter, salt and pepper and maybe a good sprinkle of finely chopped chives strewn over the top with […]

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Smoked Salmon Strata

Smoked Salmon Strata

Smoked salmon strata is the perfect breakfast, or brunch dish to make when you have overnight guests for a hands free meal.  It’s ridiculously easy to put together, and the best thing is it can be prepared the day before and baked the next morning.  Loaded with smoked salmon, sourdough bread, cheese, herbs, capers along […]

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Festive Pineapple Glazed Ham with Candied Sweet Potatoes

Festive Pineapple Glazed Ham with Candied Sweet Potatoes

Festive pineapple glazed ham is going to shine as the star of your Thanksgiving, Christmas table. You’ll be amazed how a few simple ingredients turns into the most delicious sweet, sticky glaze that pairs beautifully with ham. Pineapple juice, sweet sherry, brown sugar, dijon mustard and powdered cloves combine to make this our most popular […]

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The Best Chicken or Turkey Gravy

The Best Chicken or Turkey Gravy

Making the best chicken or turkey gravy comes down to two requirements, those tasty, caramelised and flavoursome brown bits on the bottom of the pan after roasting our fowl along with some of the fat and pan juices, and really flavoursome stock, most preferably homemade.  Let’s face it the gravy we serve for our holiday […]

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Intense Chicken or Turkey Stock

Intense Chicken or Turkey Stock in a jar with parsley and onions in the background

Intense chicken or turkey stock is exactly what you’ll get from this super easy method for making a golden, full flavoured stock. Time is the only thing you’ll need other than chicken or turkey carcasses, necks and wings, a few onions, and water. That’s it!  There’s no carrot, celery, bay leaf, peppercorns or parsley which […]

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Strawberry and Vanilla Jam

Strawberry and Vanilla Jam

Strawberry and vanilla jam is a great combination. Our friend Cam visited recently, and brought 4 big punnets of strawberries for us and we didn’t have to think twice about what we would make with them. Right now strawberries are in season and it’s time to make strawberry jam which we love on toasted sourdough […]

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