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In Season - October

October is the month where people start talking about their plans for Christmas and wondering where on earth the year has gone. Really, where has it gone?

I love October, not only because it’s my birthday, but because the asparagus season is in full swing, there’s still lots of lovely citrus around, and because (especially this year), strawberries are cheap and plentiful. • more

In Season - October

Winter Warmers

Slow Roasted Pork Belly

You may need to ask your butcher for this cut.  Pork belly is most commonly sold as “pork rashers”, which are narrow strips of belly, and usually have the bone in.  This recipe requires a whole piece of belly with the bones removed • full recipe


1.5 kilo piece of pork belly, bones removed
Olive oilfull recipe

Old Favourites

Rosemary, Lemon & Garlic
Roast Chicken

Roast chook has to be an all time favourite.  When my mum was a kid they only had chicken on Christmas day... • full recipe


1.5 kg eye fillet of beef (thick end)
1 tbs ground fennel seeds
1 tbs ground coriander seeds
1 tbs ground cumin seeds
2 tsp ground red chilli
3 cloves garlic, crushed
¼ cup Dijon mustard
2 tbs olive oilfull recipe

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