December 19, 2017

Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder with Red Wine Sauce

By Fouad Kassab - We used to serve a more complicated version of this recipe at my restaurant, Baraka. The incredibly popular dish was made by cooking the lamb in a master stock braise with burnt garlic and onions. At home, I use the recipe below, cooking the lamb in a slow cooker. It involves very little preparation time and results in a brilliantly tender and delicious meal with very little effort.
December 12, 2015

Moroccan Cauliflower ‘Cous Cous’ Salad

Hey everyone! As you many know, I’m madly working on my Quirky Cooking for Gut Health program, to teach people how to cook for the GAPS Intro […]
November 23, 2015
Best Ever Butter Chicken Recipe by Quirky Cooking, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free

My Best Butter Chicken Ever!

I’m so excited about this recipe, as you’ve probably heard! I was cheeky enough to call it the ‘best butter chicken ever’ because my 16 year […]
March 1, 2015
Grain free chicken pot pie, Quirky Cooking

Chicken Pot Pie with Grain Free Pastry

You may have seen in my newsletter a couple of weekends ago, that I was recently in the Dandenong Ranges for the Wellness Breakthrough, along with 8 other health and […]
December 7, 2014
quirky cooking christmas menu gaps paleo

Grain Free, Dairy Free, Christmas Menu (GAPS/Paleo)

Grain free, dairy free, gut-friendly ideas for a healthy, happy Christmas day! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here… there’s bits of tinsel […]
May 3, 2014
Bone Broths

Bone Broths (Liquid Stocks)

Liquid gold. That’s what it is. Our great grandmother’s knew it and wouldn’t be without it, but somewhere along the way, old-fashioned broth fell out of […]
May 27, 2012

Soup Weather. And Old Favourites like Chicken & Fresh Turmeric Soup

It seems to be ‘soup weather’ in most parts of Australia at the moment. I know I’ve been craving it, especially after driving through misty rain […]
July 15, 2009
Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup Quirky Cooking

Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup

  Photo credit: Arwen’s Thermo Pics   Whenever anyone in our family starts to come down with a cold, I get out the stock pot and […]
March 16, 2009

Spicy Lamb with Braised Lentils

  Lamb is my favourite meat – it’s so tender and tasty.  And it goes so well with lentils, especially when you add some cumin, coriander […]