Tag Archives: tomato

Playing with Smoke, Part 1

At last I have my assorted bottles of smoke, which I left behind when I returned to Bili after the holidays. Misty Gully Smoke.   I got it here. Time to see how I can use it. My first experiment was … Continue reading

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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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Slow-Cooked Moroccan Goat with Makfoul

An authentic Moroccan dish, adapted for a slow cooker. Lamb can be substituted for goat. Moroccan Goat Curry 2 Tbsp. olive oil 500g goat leg or shoulder  cut into bite size pieces 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs using a Slow Cooker The ingredients for pasta sauce are much cheaper up here than a jar of proprietary sauce.  In my opinion the long slow cooking of the sauce is the key. I had no fresh … Continue reading

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Tomato Sauce

At last I have ordered a Mouli.  This is essential for making such things as this sauce. The effort of pushing stuff through a strainer has put me off making it for years, since my last Mouli broke.  And that was before … Continue reading

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Pirate Pasta Sauce

For pasta or pizza: Ingredients 4 Tblsp Olive oil Garlic 1 large onion, chopped 200 ml Dark Rum 1 tin chopped tomatoes or 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes 200 ml chicken or vegetable stock 2 Tblsp tomato paste a handful … Continue reading

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