Author Archives: sammiak

I recently spent a morning in my daughters class at the school and volunteering in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. We cooked a Moroccan feast from produce grown in the garden. Its a fabulous program and a very important one for our kids!! The focus here is on seasonal produce that the kids grow themselves, they harvest the […]

A classic recipe with a red wine base for lamb shanks. A glass of Unavale Pinot Noir for the recipe – and make sure you pour a couple for yourself 🙂 Lamb Shanks with Unavale Pinot Prep time: 10 minutes        Cooking time: 4 hours        Serves: 4 5 tablespoons olive oil 4 Flinders Island Lamb Shanks […]

A Scallop Pie – there’s nothing quite as Tasmanian! We’ve been super lucky to have some amazing Scallops available on the island recently, so thought I’d  make up a Scallop Pie! With only 1 sheet of puff pastry left  in the freezer, I placed the scallops in a casserole dish and topped it with the puff pastry sheet. You could […]