Elizabeth Peddey, Author at Elizabeth Peddey School of Cookery and Gastronomy
A celebration of the art and practice of cooking and eating good food.
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Author: Elizabeth Peddey

Pan Fried Sardines

 There is nothing simpler, more wonderful, inexpensive and easy to prepare than these treats from the sea. 

Ask your fishmonger to clean the sardines for you.  Ripponlea fish supply in Glen Eira Rd, will do this for you if you ask nicely.  Allow 4 - 6 sardines per person. 

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...