Archive for April, 2010

Corned beef with white sauce – an oldie but a goodie

ABC NSW radio 1233 with Carol Duncan on Monday 26 April 2010 Preparation Time 10 minutes Cooking Time 1 1/2 – 2 hours Ingredients (serves 6) 1.5 kg beef corned silverside 1 onion, halved 2 tablespoons malt vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 4 whole cloves 1 strip […]

Anzac Biscuits

On ABC NSW radio  During World War 1 these nutritious, long lasting biscuits, made with ingredients that wouldn’t spoil easily during the long sea voyage, were sent to our Australian soldiers overseas. Supposedly, the name was changed from Soldiers’ Biscuits to ANZAC Biscuits after the landing at Gallipoli. They were packed in used tins, such […]

What makes a perfect scone?

ABC NSW radio 1233 with Carol Duncan live from the Sydney’s Royal Easter Show on Monday 12 April 2010 The CWA (Country Women’s Association of NSW) do a roaring trade each year at Sydney’s Royal Easter Show selling their famous scones and jam. So much so that Del, the CWA show treasurer this year, posted […]

Eggplant – a vegetable or fruit?

On ABC NSW radio EGGPLANT – a vegetable or fruit Eggplants, like tomatoes, are thought of as a vegetable, but are technically a fruit. Eggplants, also known as aubergine or brinjal (Solanum melongena) are a member of the nightshade family and are related to potatoes and tomatoes. Buying & storing Choose eggplants with firm flesh […]

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