Read all of the Fig & Cherry posts in chronological order from today all the way back to 2008!
It’s certainly getting a bit nippy here in the Southern hemisphere. So you know what that means? Roasts!
Beef, pork, duck, lamb, you name it, I like it. Especially if it’s jazzed up with some aromatic spices and cooked with love.
I’d like to offer my top tips for cooking a beef roast today. The roast pictured above is a bit overcooked for my liking as I prefer it rare. But my family likes it well done and I always aim to please my dinner guests!
As you’ll see in the following shot, I cooked it so it was pink in the very centre, meaning those who like it well done ate slices closer to the outside. Then everyone is happy. (more…)
I know it’s showing off but I’m really excited about it. I’ve been a fan of Matthew’s recipes and writing style since I first encountered them in 2005, so to think he may have read this blog is a thrill, to say the least.
Matthew, I know it’s cheeky, but I would have loved a blog mention *winks*. (more…)
This review is a little overdue, but in light of my recent adventures, it couldn’t be helped.
I’m quite a big Bill fan to be honest. I adore the breakfast food in his restaurant, Bills. I mean, who doesn’t? Especially the corn fritters with bacon and the ricotta hotcakes with honeycomb butter (pure genius combo!). (more…)
Last week I got a lovely surprise when packages turned up two days in a row with delicious edible treats! The first to arrive was some Sovereign Hill raspberry drops wrapped in old fashioned brown paper, tied with string and finished with a red wax seal. Posh! (more…)
Don’t you love that tagline? It really makes you think ‘Oh good, I like my wasabi hot’ OR ‘Oh good, I like my wasabi mild’. After all, the customer is always right! Right? (more…)