Casseroles

In the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, a casserole is named for its dish, rather than its contents. Casseroles in these countries are very similar to stews. The difference is that once the meat and vegetables are browned on top of the stove, they are then cooked in liquid in the oven, in a closed dish, producing meat that is tender and juicy, from long slow cooking. As the heat is indirect, there is also less chance of it burning.

Baeckeoffe – Alsatian Meat and Potatoes Casserole

A mix of sliced potatoes, sliced onions, cubed mutton, beef and pork which have been marinated overnight in Alsatian white wine and juniper berries and slow cooked in a sealed ceramic casserole dish. Leeks, thyme, parsley, garlic, carrots and marjoram are other commonly added ingredients for flavour and colour.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/vegetables/potato/baeckeoffe-alsatian-meat-and-potatoes-casserole/

Baked Tarragon Chicken with Fennel

Chicken pieces are infused with lemon, garlic, fresh fennel and tarragon during baking to make a sharply piquant, fully flavoured meal.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/chicken/baked-tarragon-chicken-with-fennel/

Beef Mince and Pawpaw Casserole

Paw Paw Casserole is one of the more popular ways to enjoy paw paws. This dinner idea is great for large families or get-togethers. While it is a popular dish in Bermuda it solely is depended on the years harvest for locally grown pawpaws. Many local residents have pawpaw trees growing right in their back yards! If not then you can always purchase from local farmer markets or grocery stores, when in season.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/meat/beef/mince/bermudian-pawpaw-casserole/

Broccoli Beef and Potato Hotdish

This easy casserole is full of beef mince, roasted broccoli and topped with hash browns. Roasting the broccoli before adding it to the casserole gives the whole dish a much more complex and exciting flavour, but it’s by no means necessary.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/vegetables/potato/broccoli-beef-and-potato-hotdish/

Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini combines cooked vermicelli, chicken, and mushrooms with a rich sherry–Parmesan cheese sauce. The mixture is sprinkled with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese and baked until bubbly and golden.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/pasta-2/vermicelli-pasta-2/chicken-tetrazzini/

Jachtschotel – Hunter’s Casserole

Jachtschotel, which translates as “hunter’s dish” is similar to what we call Shepherd’s Pie. in that it consists of layers of meat, potatoes and vegetables. What makes this Dutch hunter’s casserole different are the layers of finely sliced apples. This dish was traditionally made with leftover bits of venison after the end of the hunting season – hence the name – but our version uses easy-to-find beef.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/meat/beef/mince/jachtschotel-hunters-casserole/

Kedjenou – Ivory Coast Chicken Stew

Kedjenou (also known as Kedjenou poulet and Kedjenou de Poulet) is a spicy stew that is slow-cooked in a sealed canari (terra-cotta pot) over fire or coals and prepared with chicken or guinea hen and vegetables. It is a traditional and popular cuisine of Côte d’Ivoire.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/chicken/chicken-breast-chicken/kedjenou-ivory-coast-chicken-stew/

Lobster Etouffee

The smell of Etouffee, be it lobster, prawn, or other seafood is a most heavenly Creole aroma, along with the smell of Shrimp a la Creole. The word Etouffee translates roughly to smothered, stewed, or braised.

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/seafood/lobster-etouffee/

Simple Au Gratin Potatoes

Desiree red potatoes are combined with a rich cheesy sauce in this version of Potatoes Au Gratin

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://aussietaste.recipes/vegetables/potato/simple-au-gratin-potatoes/