A couple of years ago my youngest son had a great holiday in Tasmania and came back with several bottles of a new cider he’d discovered – Pagan Cider. Since then we always have a few bottles in the fridge, one of which I’m now going to use to try this chicken recipe – guess I’d better make it when he’s coming for dinner.
I found this recipe the other day in Mum’s collection and thought the name was, frankly, weird – Indonesian Spaghetti. When you read the actual recipe though, I think it might taste OK, haven’t worked up the courage yet to try it though………………..
This recipe serves 2, but it would be easy enough to double it and serve it as an entree at a dinner party, especially as you could prepare it beforehand and then cook it at the last minute.
Back when this recipe was published if you didn’t want the hassle of boning the shoulder of lamb yourself you’d have had to ask your butcher to do it for you. Now supermarkets sell them already done – that’s real progress for you…….
This is another recipe from the Women’s Week Let’s Go Greek supplement. It uses fillo pastry, but you could change that to shortcrust or puff if you wanted to. The fillo would be lighter, but the others would still make a good pie.
The cheesy pastry base in this recipe is filled with mashed potato, bacon, spring onions, creamed corn and more cheese, which sounds like a great combination. It doesn’t say so, but I’m assuming they mean for you to heat it hot, although cold the next day might be interesting as well.
I think filled tomatoes have gone completely out of fashion, but this recipe caught my eye as the filling of rice, bacon and cheese sounds good. Just not sure when I’d serve them though, maybe as an accompaniment to bbq steak or chops…..