Things to cook, from recipes by chefs, friends, me and Baking Queen Sally Webb (aka my wife).

Venison & Cape Barren goose sausages by Ross O'Meara

Lentil and bacon soup

This is one of those utterly soul-satisfying soups. It's so thick with vegetables and lentils that you can just about stand your spoon up in it. Just the stuff for a cold night with chunks of good bread and a glass of red wine. Serves 4 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red ... Read more...

Vanilla bean panna cotta with custard apple & macadamia praline

Serves 4   Panna cotta 450ml thick cream 150ml jersey milk 1 vanilla bean 140g castor sugar 1.5 gelatine leaves 1 ripe custard apple juice of a lime   Praline 25ml water 150g castor sugar 125g macadamia nuts macadamia oil   Panna cotta method In a stainless steel saucepan, combine the cream, milk, vanilla bean (slit open) and 40g of the sugar, and bring it slowly to simmering ... Read more...

Lemon myrtle osso buco

We use a pressure cooker to make this classic winter dish & give it an Australian flavour along the way Serves 4   4 large osso buco (veal shin) flour 2 tbsp lemon myrtle olive oil 2 med onions, finely chopped 5 dried lemon myrtle leaves 1 dried bay leaf 1 tbsp mixed herbs 1 cup red wine 2 cloves garlic, ... Read more...

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