3
Sep
2020
0

This week I have been

cooking Sher wagyu fillet of beef, in more ways than I imagined I would. What a challenge: what could I do with a whole fillet? These are the dishes I made: beef stroganoff;  Russian-style beef pies (pierogi, or piroshki); stir-fry...
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13
Aug
2020
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This week I am cooking

I’ve been cooking for weeks during COVID-19. And now we are confined to home in Victoria, I’m cooking more. Interesting, how my cooking has changed. No, not changed – my cooking habits have been reinforced. For a start, because I...
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3
Jul
2020
0

This week I am

cooking with truffles. It’s the season, and it’s a very good season, too, in Western Australia (where most of Australia’s truffles are grown) and also in Victoria. Enough rain, enough cold weather, and lots of excellent truffles. It’s a hard...
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29
May
2020
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This week I am

baking cakes. Specifically cheesecakes, and even more specifically, ricotta cheesecakes. I had an idea, some flavours in my mind, and went searching for recipes. Most of them involved flavours I didn’t want – mixing the ricotta with cream cheese, for...
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