Chinese Braised Beef

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Chinese Braised Beef

What a delicious and fabulous way to cook a gorgeous free-range, organic beef brisket from Sherwood Rd Organic Meats. This Chinese Braised Beef is a perfect winter warmer, sure to warm you up in these cooler months. If you like this Chinese Braised Beef slow cooked, warming recipe, then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy, my Pineapple Pulled Pork or … Read More

Mexican Pulled Pork & Fresh Slaw

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Mexican Pulled Pork

Another take on Pulled Pork, I hope you love this Mexican Pulled Pork with fresh Mexican slaw. Use it on tacos, in burritos, on sliders or just with the fresh slaw. If you like this then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy, my Pineapple Pulled Pork or my Asian-Style Pulled Pork! Serves 8-10 Time – overnight in the slow cooker … Read More

Slow Cooker Chicken Drumstick Cacciatore

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slow cooker chicken

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ slow cooked dish in the winter months? I certainly am, and what a classic slow cooked dish to prepare than the gorgeous Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore! All the mediterranean flavours and warmth come through for a delicious, hearty meal. I’ve used chickent drumsticks in this Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore, but you could use chicken … Read More

Pineapple Pulled Pork with Fresh Slaw

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Pulled pork is so often done as “BBQ” flavour, well try something different but just as delicious in my Pineapple Pulled Pork with fresh slaw! If you like this then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy or my Asian-Style Pulled Pork! Serves 8-10 Time – overnight in the slow cooker Ingredients: 2-2.5kg free-range pork shoulder (bone-in). I love the quality … Read More

Tomato Tarte Tatin

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tomato tarte tatin

How GORGEOUS does the red and green in this tasty little number look? I think I might coin this tart my “Christmas Tarte Tatin” thanks to it’s festive colours, but tomato tarte tatin when I want to eat it throughout the year lol. This would go perfectly as a Christams morning breakfast, or as a starter for Christmas lunch or … Read More

Steak & Guinness Pie

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steak & guinness pie

Steak & Guinness Pie is a perfect winter warmer to indulge in on those cold nights when all you want to do us curl up on the couch. I make the ‘stew’ of the pie in my slow cooker and then transfer to a pie dish to finish off in the oven with a topping of veggie mash or pastry. … Read More

Pea & Ham Soup

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pea & ham soup

Pea & Ham Soup (‘Snert’ in Dutch, which is my mother’s heritage) was a staple of my childhood, and remains a staple each winter now as an adult. Pea & ham soup was Mum’s speciality, and she’s taught me well! All you need is a slow cooker, a ham hock, some green split peas and then just any veggies your … Read More

Cauliflower Fritters

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cauliflower fritters

These cauliflower fritters are tasty, versatile and one of my favourite things to have on hand for a flavour-and-nutrient-packed lunch.  They’re also a great vegan (non-meat) way to add protein to a meal. Use what you have on hand at home and improvise as you need. Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V Makes 8-16 fritters depending on size Time 30mins Ingredients: 1/2 a head of cauliflower (or … Read More

Miso Chicken Stir-Fry

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Miso Chicken

Don’t know what to do with your beautiful Sunshine Organic Miso? The majority of people I spoke to today at Sherwood Road Organic Meats – while dishing up this delicious Miso Chicken Stir-Fry – had only ever used Miso paste in soups and broths (if at all)! But did you know Miso paste is so much more versatile! Due to … Read More