Zuppa d’Orzo (Barley Soup)

Recipe: Noel Cimadon | Images: Ashlee DeCaires ½ onion, finely chopped 1 leek, only the white part, finely chopped 1 carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced olive oil butter 1 bay leaf 1 ham hock 6 cups beef stock 125g barley 2 potatoes, peeled and diced salt and pepper parsley Sauté onion, leek, carrot and […]

Osso Buco

Recipe: Noel Cimadon | Images: Ashlee DeCaires 1.5kg osso buco ¼ cup flour salt & pepper 3 onions, roughly diced 5 garlic cloves, crushed ¾ cup white wine 2 cans of diced tomatoes ¾ cup beef stock butter/olive oil flour salt and pepper Mix the salt and pepper with the flour, then dust the meat […]

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Recipe: Noel Cimadon | Images: Ashlee DeCaires  This was a very inexpensive dinner we had as kids. We always loved it. My mother would have cooked a big batch of tomato sauce at the time and frozen it in portion sizes, but a store bought one or a good quality passata will be fine. 8 […]

Cabbage and Pancetta Salad

Recipe: Noel Cimadon | Images: Ashlee DeCaires I could eat this any day. It’s delicious eaten straight away or after a couple of hours in the fridge. Full of vitamin C, cheap as chips and available all year round. 4 tbsp olive oil 50g diced pancetta (alternatively bacon diced in 5mm cubes) 2 tbsp cumin […]