Month: September 2015

Recipe – BBQ pulled chicken

Dear Reader, the nights are drawing in and the temperature is dropping. I am a summer person at heart and I love the beach, but autumn and winter do have two amazing things going for them:

  1. Comfort food.
  2. Clothes that hide the fact that you’ve been eating comfort food for six long, dark months.

To celebrate, I give you my BBQ pulled chicken, which is rich, tangy and astoundingly easy. Enjoy!

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Recipe – Pork sausage rolls

Winter is closing in, Dear Reader and our thoughts start to turn of long, dark days, winter woolies, red wine and comfort food. One of the favourite comfort foods in Casa Del G&J is a sausage roll. Not the type you consume on a garage forecourt, but the type you make at home for a cosy dinner. Here, I give you my recipe for the best ever pork sausage rolls, enjoy!

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Recipe – Onion and beef rissoles  

How do you celebrate a leadership spill in Australia, Dear Reader? Well, even though I am in London I have decided to wave a happy, happy farewell to the Prime Minister who I believe brought shame to my homeland. Oh, I’m getting all political and this is a food blog! Seeing as Tony loved nomming on onions so much, this is my recipe to celebrate his end of office, onion and beef rissoles!

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Cocktail – The Merry Death

I’m not ready to let go of summer, are you Dear Reader? Let’s toast the dying rays of sun, cardigan clad, with this fresh cocktail that contains the greatest liquor known to man, gin. It’s married with cucumber, mint, lemon and ginger beer and a hint of tomorrow’s hangover to make The Merry Death cocktail.

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Review – Paris restaurant review – J.J. restaurant

ginandjuicing hit Paris recently to attend a friend’s wedding and to take in the sights, smells and most importantly, tastes of this great city. In the four days I was in France I managed to eat my own bodyweight in cheese, bread and Croque Monsieur (essentially cheese and bread then), the highlights of my nomming I will detail for your drooling pleasure.

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