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In Season | May

May | In season | eggplant curry

APRIL | It’s the tail end of Autumn now – my favourite season. The leaves are vibrant and gorgeous, the air is as clear as glass, it’s getting dark earlier and my thoughts turn to the warmth and light of the kitchen.

This is the season for slow braised meats, earthy vegetables and home made treats for the lunch box. I love having a few minutes spare in the morning to throw some simple ingredients in the slow cooker and come home to the rich and warming aromas in the house. Even better than that, are those days where I have as much time in the kitchen as I want!

It’s still not too late in the year to use the barbecue – there’s something about rugging up with a beanie on and grilling some gorgeous marinated meat and vegetables over the flames. It reminds me a bit of going camping, but better because I get to sleep in my own bed!

In May I am inspired to use pumpkin, mushrooms, leeks, spinach, carrots and lots of spuds. Oranges and apples feature in dessert (when we have it). Have a happy end-of-autumn!

May | In Season

May  | vegetables & herbs

Lemon Diva Cupcakes | a Julie Goodwin recipe

May  | fruit

NEW Recipes

cauliflower soup RecipesSoups
June 8, 2017

Cauliflower Soup

Serves 8 Prep time | 10 minutes Cooking time | 20 minutes • Cauliflower soup | before cooking process the cauliflower in batches in a food processor to the consistency of large breadcrumbs.  This allows…

Aussie Burger BeefRecipes
June 6, 2017

Aussie Burger

Makes 4 burgers Prep time | 15 minutes Cooking time | 15 minutes • Aussie Burger | to make this “with the lot” add a fried egg, a fried bacon rasher and a slice of pineapple….

Flourless Citrus Syrup Cake CakesRecipes
June 6, 2017

Flourless Citrus Syrup Cake

Ingredients • 4 large navel oranges • 1 lime • 1 lemon • 6 eggs • 2 x cups (440g) caster sugar • 400g almond meal • 1 teaspoon baking…

Glazed Meatloaf BeefRecipes
June 5, 2017

Bacon Wrapped Glazed Meatloaf

Serves 4-6 Prep time | 15 minutes Cooking time | 1.25 hours • Bacon wrapped glazed meatloaf | for the glaze combine the tomato sauce, apricot jam and soy sauce in a microwave-safe jug…

Fish & SeafoodRecipes
May 21, 2017

Thai Fish Cakes

Prep time | 15 minutes Cooking time | 5 minutes per batch • Thai Fish Cakes | These are Thai-style fish cakes are a tasty little morsel that can be made ahead of time and…

Eggs Benedict Recipe BreakfastRecipes
May 7, 2017

Eggs Benedict

Serves 2 Prep & cooking time | 20 minutes • Eggs Benedict | This is my take on the ever popular ‘Eggs Benny’ – including the Hollondaise sauce. If you are using smoked salmon instead of…

Cheesy Garlic Potato Bake | a Julie Goodwin recipe RecipesVegetables
May 3, 2017

Cheesy Garlic Potato Bake

Ingredients • 2 kg washed potatoes, unpeeled, sliced 2mm thick with a mandolin • 600 ml thickened cream • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard • 5 garlic cloves, chopped • 1 teaspoon salt • ½ teaspoon finely…

Chilli plum pork ribs | a Julie Goodwin pork recipe PorkRecipes
April 30, 2017

Chilli Plum Pork Ribs

Serves 4-6 as a main – 10-12 as part of a shared table Prep time | 10 minutes Cooking time | 2 hours • Pork Ribs | These are a great dish to take to a pot…

Lemon Diva Cupcakes | a Julie Goodwin recipe CakesDessertsRecipes
April 30, 2017

Lemon Diva Cupcakes

Ingredients • 100 g unsalted butter, softened • 3⁄4 cup (165 g) caster sugar • ½ tsp vanilla extract • 2 eggs • 11⁄3 cups (200 g) self-raising flour •…