Instruction for preparing an assortment of kebabs, both meat and vegetable. Lemon Marinade (Recipe #374081) is prepared for chicken, pork, and seafood. Balsamic Marinade (Recipe #374082) is prepared for beef, lamb, and vegetables. Marinating times will vary. All can be prepared (skewered) the day before. Makes 4 servings of EACH.
Meat pies have a long and iconic history in Australia and also New Zealand. This recipe is for a bacon and egg pie traditionally eaten for breakfast but is good anytime, especially when Australian Rules football is on the telly.
An easy candy recipe from New Zealand. You don't need a candy thermometer for this one. Just make sure you have the ingredients nearby so that making this chocolate candy is a snap. You Confectioner, You.
Dried fruit provides rich, concentrated cherry flavor, a contrast to the tart frozen cherries. The white, creamy chocolate topping drizzles the pies with sweetness. Recipe is from Cooking Light. Prep time does not inlude chilling and freezing times.
Found at football matches and many Aussie fish-and-chip shops, the Chiko is basically a Chinese egg roll, only upgraded so that it’s large enough to serve as a whole meal. This recipe makes a lighter and smaller version without the egg pastry shell. The spices are as close as I can come to the original so feel free to make suggestions once you have tried these.
You can use either bay scallops or sea scallops for this recipe. They are served in a rich and creamy garlic sauce. Serve over rice pilaf. This recipe comes from Western Fisheries in Western Australia.
This is sort of an European version of the spicy oil, read: Not as Hot! It will still give a kick to whatever you put it on. It's good for drizzling on pizza, over vegetables, grilled meats or fish, or even drizzled on fresh bread. Sometimes it is made with the very hot bird chilies or Thai chilies. This version uses dried so that it lasts for months.
This is appetizer/snack is very popular in Australia. It was introduced there by English settlers. I know you will be tempted to jazz these up with herbs or onion, well go right ahead! Sometimes simple is better, though. The original recipe calls for shortcrust pastry, but I use frozen puff pastry for ease.