slow now

Veal shins were on special at my local this weekend. Recipe can also be done with forequarter chops. This recipe is a bit of a blend between Stephanie Alexander’s Osso Bucco in the Cook’s Companion and Richard Corrigan’s in the Clatter of Forks and Spoons. Plus some added extras my husband has decided are good…

apple delight – tuscan apple cake

I make a cake a week for morning tea at work. The majority of cakes I make can be portioned and frozen. This week Royal Galas were on special so I made two recipes from ABC Delicious mags. To semi-contradict what I said earlier – one can be portioned and frozen, one is best eaten within…

apple delight – apple tarte tatin

apple tarte tatin 8 apples, peeled (I never do), cored and halved (or similar quantity of pears or stone fruit) Juice of 1 lemon (not necessary if using stone fruit) 165 ml (3/4 cup) caster sugar 60 ml (1/4 cup) of apple cider (or pear cider if using pears, or water) 1 vanilla bean, split,…