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Beef Stroganoff

Stroganoff (or Stroganov) is said to date back to mid 19th-century Russia and is traditionally a beef dish, with either the strips or cubes of meat lightly coated in flour before being sauteed with onions and cooked in a sour cream sauce. There are now so many variations as this recipe spread throughout Asia after the… Continue reading Beef Stroganoff

Pies

Cottage Pie

Summer has officially ended. I can't kid myself anymore and this past week it was as if someone had turned on a tap. A very big Heavenly tap and the rains came down. Heavy, loud rain, pelting our roof that it woke us a few times during the nights but the type of weather that… Continue reading Cottage Pie

Biscuits / Cookies, Lunch-box Ideas

Afghan Biscuits

Yesterday we went to the Auckland Home Show. The weather was forecast to be miserable and the traffic and parking at these types of shows is always a nightmare, but my dear husband decided that it was time to go. You see, we have a few ideas for home renovations and these shows are always great to… Continue reading Afghan Biscuits

Cakes

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

No birthday party is complete without a cake, and as June is Chocolate Goose's 1st birthday, it seemed appropriate to bring out the big guns and celebrate with this deliciously smooth Chocolate Cake. I have to admit, I was in a desperate chocolate mood and this recipe will soothe even the most ardent lover of… Continue reading Sour Cream Chocolate Cake