Fresh and tasty – perfect Summer salad!
After listening to everyone’s stories at the Esk stop of the recent food tales journey, I was reminded of my own kitchen/family experiences. This came to mind; a tradition and hopefully happy memory being created for the next generation of our family.
My parents are Dutch and my mum is the greatest cook. There are Indonesian influences in her cooking and I remember her Fried Rice the best. She had an unique way of cooking the rice. It was cooked in a large saucepan – white rice and water – brought to the boil, then lid on, [...]
An eager crowd share their tripe stories. My name: Mary
• 3 cups self-raising flour • Pinch of salt • 1 tablespoon icing sugar • 1 tablespoon butter • 150 mls water • 150 mls cream Place dry ingredients in a bowl and rule butter through. Make a well in the centre and add the 300 mls of fluid. Mix with a knife until combined. [...]
Yesterday I spent a really entertaining couple of hours at the Information Centre in lovely down town Esk (Somerset Region SE. QLD) where Dominique Rizzo, the crew from “Food Tales” and a delightful combination of local women of all ages made up the most interesting, inspiring and often hilarious room full of individuals, who had [...]
• 1 kg of mixed fruit • 250 grams chopped dates • 250 grams chopped raisins • 1 teaspoon salt • 2 cups water • 1 cup white sugar • 3 teaspoons mixed spice • 3 eggs • 1 cup brown sugar • 250 grams butter • 2 teaspoons soda • 2 cups self-raising flour [...]
This is a recipe from my Zia in Palermo that my mother cooks all the time. Delicious hot or cold anytime of the day.
Taken from Dominique Rizzo’s Pure Food Cooking website 1 1/3 cup water 2 cup sugar 2 cup butter 1.4kg semi or bitter sweet chocolate, in small pieces 24 eggs 2tbsp Gourmet Garden basil 1kg strawberries, washed and sliced 2 tbsp icing sugar ½ cup orange juice Double cream For the basil and strawberry salad, combine [...]
This tasty Food Tale and recipe is courtesy of one of our touring Food Writers, chef and author Dominique Rizzo. For me, food, eating and cooking is always best done when shared. This is especially true when your love is there with you! I had the most wonderful time making this salad as my partner [...]