CREAMY BAKED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

Are you looking for a more interesting way to serve brussels sprouts?  My childhood memory of this poor vegetable was a greenish/yellowish soggy mess on the plate – my husband still won’t eat them because his lovely Mum cooked them in the pressure cooker!!!!  Of course, there’s no need to boil the life out of them, you can steam them, fry them, bbq them and even bake them in cream with parmesan cheese and walnuts as this recipe suggests.

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SEASONED VEAL ROLL

This recipe was published by the Women’s Weekly in August 1992.  Veal was more popular back then and wasn’t as expensive as it is now.  I make a similar roast using beef so I think you could substitute beef or even lamb as the main meat and you change the minced veal as well.

 

EGG DROP SOUP – STRACCIATELLA

I always thought this soup was made with pasta, but obviously I was completely wrong.  Mum seems to have cut this from her bowls magazine back in the 80s, the reverse side has bowling results and an In Remembrance list of members who’d passed away.  Maybe like Mum they live on through their recipes too.

CRUSTLESS HAM AND POTATO SLICE

This recipe reminds me of the Sunday night teas that Mum used to make.  They were always something quick and easy to make that could be eaten with a fork while watching TV, that new fangled miracle that came into our lives after the 1956 Melbourne Olympic games.