Category Archives: sauce

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

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Outback Linguine and Meatballs

A standard Italian dish with a subtly delicious outback twist.   Lemon myrtle. The sauce is prepared in a slow cooker. Sauce 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 onion, chopped 1/2 capsicum, chopped 1 pod of chicken or … Continue reading

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Salmon and Black Rice Salad

Now that I have discovered black rice, with its delicious flavour and nutty texture, I am working out new ways to enjoy it.  Especially ways that use ingredients easily obtained and stored here in the back of beyond.  That basically … Continue reading

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Outback Rice with Black Beans and Mushroom

I’m not sure if this is a pilaf or a paella.  Whatever, it is quick, easy and very tasty.  It also has a lot of potential for variation so I shall be experimenting further. It came about as a result … Continue reading

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Slow-cooked Beef Cheek

Beef cheek is a very lean and dark meat that is quite cheap because it can be tough unless slow-cooked or braised.  It has a rich flavour and if cooked slowly will be very tender and delicious. This example was … Continue reading

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Not Really Worcestershire Sauce

The Worcestershire Sauce was running low.  I read the ingredients on the label.  I had them all, or a reasonable substitute, in my pantry.  I can make my own. But no, I had to experiment and tinker, so this is not really a … Continue reading

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