Smoky Bacon, Pepper, Courgette & Spring Onion Clafoutis

Originally a classical French sweet pudding made with black cherries, prunes or other suitable fruits in season. This pudding, originally a sweet treat, has conveniently been converted into a savoury dish.  Why not, it works.  It can easily be made into a complete vegetarian course by adding cheese instead of the smoky bacon.  No matter… Continue reading Smoky Bacon, Pepper, Courgette & Spring Onion Clafoutis

Potato, Leek & Bacon Soup

If you are in need of comfort food during the cold winter months in Melbourne, soup is the way to go.  Soup making can be quick and easy such as this leek, potato and bacon soup.  A recipe that is easy to prepare. It’s hearty, flavoursome and totally delicious. Ingredients 2 kg washed potatoes (peeled… Continue reading Potato, Leek & Bacon Soup

Spicy Lentil Soup

1 Cup Brown Lentils 1 Cup Red Lentils 2 Litres of Chicken stock 4 Rashers of rindless Bacon (bacon sliced into small pieces) 2 Tablespoons of Tomato Paste (heaped) 1 Teaspoon of Smoked Paprika 1 Spanish Onion 1 Clove of Garlic 1 Cup of Celery (top bits roughly chopped) 1 Zucchini (diced) 1 Parsnip (diced)… Continue reading Spicy Lentil Soup

Zucchini, Haloumi, Bacon & Vegetarian Frittata (Gluten Free)

8 Free Range Eggs 8 Rashers of Short Cut Bacon (Rindless) (sliced) 4 Zucchinis (grated) 1/2 Cup Carrot (grated) 250 grams Haloumi cheese (grated) 1/2 cup Gluten Free Flour 2 Spanish Onions (chopped) 1 Tablespoon of Thyme 1 Tablespoon of Majoram Olive oil for frying (2 tablespoons) Pepper to taste Preparation time 20-30 minutes Cooking… Continue reading Zucchini, Haloumi, Bacon & Vegetarian Frittata (Gluten Free)