Gourmet Dinner For Two

Sometimes the Italian way of cooking, a few flavors matched perfectly, is still the best way to go when making a gourmet dinner for two. It means less prep time, less flavors to get right and less complicated to enjoy. I love getting a 2-4 pound roast in the oven, baking it slow for a…

Lamb roast

Pictures from last night’s ChrisTonite. The highlight was that the wines I had picked matched very well with the courses, so the year at the academy paid off. The Riesling and the beet salad with tarragon¬†mayonnaise¬†were an awesome match! The white Bergerac wine suited the mackerel terrine perfectly. Sadly, the terrine itself failed to harden…

Lamb roast

Baked the 5 pound (2.5 kg) lamb roast yesterday in the oven. Wanted to slow cook it but my tray wasn’t deep enough to cover it with enough water. So I browned it in the frying pan first and then baked it in the oven at 140C for 5 hrs until the core reached 60C.