Category Archives: sacred food

Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

Here in the outback, you make do with what is on hand and waste as little as possible.  Even the liquid from pickle jars has potential.  I think my use of it is quite innovative. Fresh tomatoes are not usually … Continue reading

Posted in accompaniment, barbecue, chilli, sacred food, sauce, slow cooker | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Turkey with Cranberry and Ginger Stuffing

I tried a new stuffing this year.  It may well be my best yet. Also the simplest.  The festive zing of ginger works well for me. Ingredients: for a small to med turkey. 6 pork sausages, skinned 1 medium onion, finely … Continue reading

Posted in Con-fusion cooking, fusion, Party Food, Roast, sacred food, Traditional, turkey | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Curried Horse a la Tika

Well, I have curried a horse before, but never in the culinary sense. Also I have been pulled by a horse but I haven’t pulled one. Here I am putting the horse before the à la carte. I am sure … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, curry, fusion, Game, sacred food, slow cooker | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plum Sauce

This is not your typical Asian-style plum sauce, but a traditional Kiwi style from the 1960s, based on the recipe in the iconic Edmonds Cook Book.  This comes from a time before anyone in NZ knew that Asian food existed.  … Continue reading

Posted in barbecue, Chutney, Pickle, sacred food, sauce, Sweet & Sour | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Savoury Mushroom and Bacon Cheese Bread

I found some aging home-made yoghurt in the back of the fridge and though it was somewhat old, it did not smell bad or have any blooms of mould.  I remembered that my dear auld Irish Grandma would never waste … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, bread, sacred food | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Muesli Bars

An exercise in experimental baking. I like to mix my breakfast cereals.  I combine muesli, corn flakes, puffed wheat and so on, all the time. Whenever my current choice of breakfast cereal is running low, I add the last serve or two to … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, cakes and confectionery, coconut, Eggs, fruit, Leftovers, sacred food, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments