Tag Archives: Cesters

Awesome foursome: duck, fig, walnut and pinot

Here in Victoria, we are only now nearing the end of the most wonderful black fig season that Maggie and I have experienced together. And for all of the second half of the season, the supply has been plentiful, quality … Continue reading

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Buffalo green-filled

The title of this post is an obscure pun on the dish we cooked last night and theĀ name of a 1960s North American band formed by Neil Young – one of my top three musical heroes – and the talented … Continue reading

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Goat PS

I was a bit tired when I wrote the post about our latest meal of goat, so my apologies for reading as if I was going through the motions of being satisfied with our experience. The availability of goat meat, … Continue reading

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Capretto alla romana

In August, I published a postĀ about what we had cooked with pieces of shoulder meat on the bone from milk-fed baby goat. When we went to Cester’s to buy the meat for that meal, our eyes were bigger than even … Continue reading

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Braised duck with a red wine sauce

As I have said before, Maggie and I are very fond of duck and it is a rare month when we don’t cook a duck meal to enjoy at home. Sometimes, we even share it with friends! I have met … Continue reading

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Twice-cooked goat with fresh herbs and a piquant sauce

Many Australians not of Mediterranean descent would have grown up thinking of goat as a meat that could be used for making a spicy dish in the tradition of the Indian sub-continent. Until recently, that was certainly my assumption but … Continue reading

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