Roast Chicken with Forcemeat Stuffing

Roast chicken, golden brown and made with a delicious stuffing, makes a great centrepiece for your New Year’s Eve celebration meal  or for New Year’s day. By preparing all the ingredients ahead,  it is so easy to assemble and bake. Serve with your favourite vegetables and other accompaniments. So prepare your table and chill the champagne  and have a wonderful celebration! Roast Chicken with Forcemeat … Continue reading Roast Chicken with Forcemeat Stuffing

Classic Pesto Genovese Sauce

Classic Pesto Genovese sauce originates in Genova the capital of  Liguria, Italy. It is made using seven ingredients: fresh sweet basil leaves, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, Pecorino cheese, garlic, rock salt and olive oil. In Italian, the word pesto means to crush and this how the sauce is produced, by crushing all the ingredients. To get the best flavour the basil leaves are crushed rather … Continue reading Classic Pesto Genovese Sauce

Coconut, Cornflake Meringue Cookies

I was given this recipe many years ago and thought I would share it with you. The delicate crisp biscuits are just the accompaniment for a cup of coffee or tea. Coconut, Cornflake Meringue Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups corn flakes 3/4 cup of coconut 3/4 cup of sugar 2 tbsp melted butter 2 egg whites at room temperature* pinch of salt Method: Preheat oven to … Continue reading Coconut, Cornflake Meringue Cookies

What to Plant in December

Today is the first day of summer and this is the first planting guide of the season. The following is a list of vegetables and herbs that  you can plant in December in Sydney, a temperate zone: Basil Beans (dwarf and climbing) Beetroot Cape Gooseberry Capsicum seedlings Carrot Celery seedlings Chilli Choko Cucumber Eggplant seedlings Kohlrabi Leeks seedlings Lettuce Luffa seedlings Marrow Mustard greens Okra … Continue reading What to Plant in December