Good Food - Stephanie Alexander

Stephanie Alexander

Nat’s gingerbread stars (or trees or people!)

Nat's gingerbread stars.

This recipe comes from Stephanie Alexander’s friend and pastry-cook extraordinaire Natalie Paull of Beatrix, in North Melbourne.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon Dec 09 12:44:00 EST 2013

Stephanie Alexander's Christmas shortbread

Stephanie Alexander's Christmas shortbread.

I do love shortbread. It reminds me of my maternal grandmother. She came from Yorkshire and insisted that the only true version was this one, with its inclusion of ground rice.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon Dec 09 12:43:49 EST 2013

Stephanie Alexander's mince pies

Stephanie Alexander's mince pies.

Once upon a time, English mince pies did contain minced meat. Nowadays, the meat has disappeared and the fillings are complex mixtures of dried and fresh fruits, sometimes nuts, usually highly spiced...

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon Dec 09 11:53:39 EST 2013

Zucchini and potato stew

Zucchini and potato stew.

The pot should have a heavy base and a tight-fitting lid as this stew cooks mainly in its own juices and must not scorch.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon Mar 04 09:35:37 EST 2013

Easy pizza

Food. Stephanie Alexander's easter brunch.
Easy pizza.
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These delicious snacks can be made from start to finish in 15 minutes. Great for a weekend breakfast or brunch, but also a sure-fire winner as an after-school snack.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon May 28 10:38:56 EST 2012

Walnut and rum tart

Food. Stephanie Alexander's Walnut and rum tart.
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In late autumn several providores sell their own freshly shelled nuts, so now is the time to make this tart.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Thu Apr 26 16:19:54 EST 2012

Beetroot and chocolate muffins

Food. Stephanie Alexander's beetroot and chocolate muffins.
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Food preparation by Andrew De Sousa.
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Favourites with Kitchen Garden students, these muffins are child play to make!

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon Apr 02 15:41:06 EST 2012

Beetroot and chocolate muffins

Favourites with Kitchen Garden students, these muffins are child's play to make!

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Mon Apr 02 15:20:08 EST 2012

Pickled eggplant

Pickled eggplant

The Italian families that settled in alpine Victoria brought with them some marvellous customs.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:22 EST 2011

Potato and mushroom fry-up

Potato and mushroom fry-up

Choose yellow-fleshed potatoes for preference Desiree, Nicola, Bintje, Patrone and a frying-pan that does not stick, preferably with a non-stick coating.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:57 EST 2011

Sicilian-style eggplant rolls with sweet and sour tomato sauce

Sicilian-style eggplant rolls with sweet and sour tomato sauce

Sicilian-style eggplant rolls with sweet and sour tomato sauce.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:10 EST 2011

Spring onion pancakes

Spring onion pancakes

The resting of the dough at all stages is very important and guarantees the flakiness of the pancakes. Spring onions are referred to by many people as green onions.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:11 EST 2011

Silverbeet and potato torte

Silverbeet and potato torte.

The Italian families that settled in alpine Victoria brought with them some marvellous customs. This recipe was inspired by a visit to Patrizia and George Simone's restaurant Simone's of Bright.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:12 EST 2011

Sorrel soup

Sorrel soup

Sorrel soup

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:12 EST 2011

Chick peas and preserved lemons

Chick peas and preserved lemons

Chick peas and preserved lemons

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:15 EST 2011

Twice-baked goat's cheese souffle

Twice-baked goat's cheese souffle

Enough for 4 x 150ml moulds or 8 tiny ones. The souffles are not served in their moulds, so it is possible to use teacups or eggcups or aluminium moulds of whatever capacity you prefer.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:15 EST 2011

Artichoke tartlets

Artichoke tartlets

Properly prepared, artichokes need not be a prickly issue.

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:32:17 EST 2011

Boned rabbit with bread and olive stuffing

Boned rabbit with bread and olive stuffing

Boned rabbit with bread and olive stuffing

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:05:03 EST 2011

Feuillete of mushrooms with truffles and a parsley puree

Feuillete of mushrooms with truffles and a parsley puree

Feuillete of mushrooms with truffles and a parsley puree

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:05:39 EST 2011

Linguine with zucchini

Linguine with zucchini

Linguine with zucchini

Cook | Stephanie Alexander | Wed Oct 19 04:05:03 EST 2011