November 30, 2011


This is a great general Italian sauce that can be use with meatballs, plain with pasta or as a base for lasagne. 



  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil;
  • 2 onions, finely chopped;
  • 2 large carrots, finely chopped;
  • 4 celery stalks,finely chopped;
  •  2 dried red chil...

November 14, 2011





  • 350g butter
  • 350g caster sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 350g self raising flour
  • 8 drops vanilla extract
  • Jam to finish (usually strawberry, but I used home made plum jam)


Here is an extra tip for you:

I like to keep vanilla pods in my caster sugar jar.  This gi...

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Where some of the recipes on this website might have started out as recipes from published chefs, I have amended them and developed them to my taste. Where they remain materially similar to the original recipe I have endeavoured to make sure that the original recipe was already freely available, and I always credit the source. No infringement of intellectual property rights is intended.