Elizabeth Peddey, Author at Elizabeth Peddey School of Cookery and Gastronomy
A celebration of the art and practice of cooking and eating good food.
archive,author,author-epeddey,author-2,woocommerce-no-js,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,vertical_menu_enabled,side_area_uncovered_from_content,columns-4,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-7.7,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.0.1,vc_responsive

Author: Elizabeth Peddey

Vegetable Stock

Recipe By: Elizabeth Peddey This bit of deliciousness is entirely dependant on the quality of the vegetables that you use. You can also add mushroom stalks, the crunchy green ends of kale, a leaf of silverbeet from your garden etc etc. When you strain the stock, reserve the...

25 Tips for improving the flavour of your food

Reliable recipes and top quality equipment are only part of the formula for being able to prepare beautifully flavoured food.  Sometime the smallest touches make the biggest difference.  From knowing when and how to salt meat to knowing what to do with the brown bits in a pan - here is a list of go to kitchen tips for you to turn to.

Gorgeous, Crispy Roast Potatoes

I am always being asked for a fool proof method of roasting potatoes. I am a big believer in choosing the right potato to roast and I commonly use the Dutch Cream variety.

Race Day Sandwiches

RACE DAY SANDWICHES Knowing how to make a delicious sandwich is an indication of someone who understands balance of flavour and texture of ingredients. Knowing how to make a decent chicken sandwich will always hold you in good stead, whether preparing them for a picnic for the...

Cômpotes of Fruit

Cômpotes of Fruit Tuesday, 01 March 2011 Written by Sunday Relish (Elizabeth Peddey), King’s Tribune, March 2011 Reprinted with kind permission of King’s Tribune editors. In her 1845 cookery book - Modern Cookery for Private Families, Eliza Acton describes fruit cômpotes as ‘delicate and agreeable preparations’. She recommends the cômpote...

chicken schnitzel
Chicken Schnitzel and Sides

This Week's Class: Kitchen Confidence 101 - Let's Fix Dinner Chicken Schnitzel and Sides $99 per person ; Max 6 per class CLASS 2: CHICKEN SCHNITZEL AND SIDES Mid week dinner in less than an hour? Yes Please! Forget those sad and soggy excuses of a schnitzel and tub of...

Pancake Tuesday

This article is an adaptation of one published in the King’s Tribune in June 2012 - Titled Simple Pleasures - Pancakes and Strawberry Jam.

At the time I was challenged by the idea of writing about Strawberry Jam without writing also about one of the best vehicles to consume it — Pancakes. I had been meaning to write about making Pancakes for ever so long, repeatedly missing the glaringly obvious Shrove Tuesday opportunity for February publications;  perhaps because there is always so much fresh produce to write about in the Summertime.  More recently, I have discovered the pleasures of very fine Maple Syrup from the State of Vermont, USA.  I am afraid for this reason, you will have to stand by for your Strawberry Jam Recipe.