baba ganoush – food of the gods

Can baba ghanoush be considered a mere condiment, when it is truly a stand-alone ingredient or host to a meal? I use baba ghanoush on so many of my hot sandwiches as its earthy, creamy, acidic, garlicky and salty flavours compliment meats and vegetables so well. I highly recommend incorporating it into a sandwich or…

Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a vinegary green sauce made from herbs and a few other simple ingredients. Originally from Argentina, it’s often used to flavour grilled meats – and I personally cannot eat chorizo without it! If you haven’t tried it yet, trust me, it’s delish! Chimichurri Ingredients bunch of flat leaf parsley, washed and lower stems…

simply ham sandwich

Aussies are crazy about ham! We have it on sandwiches, add it to pizzas and serve it hot and glazed at Christmas! I only use ham that comes from local, free range organic pigs, just the same as I only use good quality fresh bread for my sandwiches. Good ingredients speak for themselves. When it…

basil pesto chicken baguette

So I was thinking about sandwiches today (I do that a lot), and I was wondering about the kind of sandwich that appeals to everyone (or almost everyone)…¬†Definitely not smoked salmon and cream cheese, or rare roast beef with hot English mustard, I thought. It’s unlikely to be an egg sandwich, or even an antipasto…

basil pesto

Condiments are key to making tasty sandwiches that much tastier! One of my favourites is pesto. I use it to bring flavour to all kind of sandwiches from chicken or rare roast beef, to roast vegetables or antipasto sandwich fillings. Basil pesto originated as early as the 16th century in Genoa, Northern Italy. It is…