Tag Archives: relish

English style Pork Pie

A favourite entree at one of our restaurants “Olivers Eating House” was English style pork pie: Great to make for dinner parties, lunches or just to “pig out” on or impress friends. It is a little labour intensive but take … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Produce

Tasmania has attained a very high reputation for the quality of its fresh produce. Known for decades as “the Apple Isle” is an indication that it produces fruit for the world. But today Tasmania is home to not only large … Continue reading

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Jewel’s Tomato Marmalade

This year we had tomatoes. Buckets of them !!!!! “coming out of our ears” (as the saying goes) So Jewel decided to try Tomato Marmalade. It is fantastic. Great colour, wonderful flavour. The only problem experience was getting it to … Continue reading

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Sausage Rolls

These will freeze well so make plenty (like me). Then for a snack, party, BBQ, just thaw and finish baking (10 mins). Sausage rolls are an all time favourite with young and older alike. Put a tray on the table … Continue reading

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“Impossible” Pie

This is a quick and easy recipe to get ready for a great dinner. Accompanied by a green salad with some olives, feta, tomatoes etc in it this dish is ideal for “Al Fresco” dining on a summers evening or … Continue reading

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Zucchini relish

This is a favourite zucchini recipe when they are in season, and when they are there are lots of them !!!!!! Everybody has them !!! It is a very popular dish. because every time I make it all my friends  … Continue reading

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Chicken Liver Pate

This Chicken Liver Pate with Green Peppercorns is very popular and relatively easy to make.  Another big bonus is that it will keep in the freezer for months with no deterioration whatsoever. The recipe was given to me by one … Continue reading

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Thanks to our fire fighting people

After having come close to losing everything we have in the recent bushfires at Molesworth, I would like to use this page to extend the thanks of both Jewel and myself (and Zeus of course) to all the guys and … Continue reading

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Our foods

Having started cooking at my uncles English roadside cafe on the London to Rochester main highway back in (about) 1955 I have had a love of food for a LONG time. When I joined the British merchant navy to be … Continue reading

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GAA Trip to North East Tasmania 2010

Every year around March the Gemmological Association of Australia Tasmania Division (GAA) does a trip to Branxholm in the North Eastern portion of Tasmania where a weekend is spent fossicking for gemstones, mainly sapphires along with eating, drinking and having … Continue reading

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