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  • Biscotti

    According to nutritionist, Dr Rosemary Stanton, most biscuits aren’t very healthy because they contain unhealthy ingredients such as saturated and... read more
  • Caesar Salad

    Caesar salad was created in the 1920s by chef, Caesar Cardini, at his restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico. It was apparently... read more
  • Char-grilled Lamb Salad

    Geoff Jansz visited Fox Studios Farmers Market, one of the many growers markets now established in capital cities and major... read more
  • Chicken Biryani

    Geoff’s quick and easy version of this classic Indian recipe is full of wonderful flavours and will feed the whole... read more
  • Chilli Con Carne

    Geoff Jansz demonstrated how to make a rich and spicy Mexican classic: Chilli con carne. Ingredients 2 red capsicums, diced... read more
  • Chilli Jam – The French Alternative

    According to Jackie French, the Incas used chilli sauce to torture their captives, but that was before they realised how... read more
  • Fake Feast

    Geoff Jansz faked a gourmet meal for undert $3 per serve, using bought chicken, pumpkin and gravy. Preparation time was... read more
  • Black olives in a bowl

    Curing Olives

    You’ll need: fresh black or green olives salt water sterilised glass jars with lids* 1. First, wash and prepare the... read more
  • Geoff’s Brown Rice

    Geoff Jansz walked the streets of Carlton in Melbourne, helping people with their culinary questions. He met Chris and Voula... read more
  • Seafood BBQ

    Asian marinade 2 stalks coriander, chopped juice of 2 limes 1/2 medium-hot chilli, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated... read more
  • The Jansz/Blitz Wedding Cake

    Choux buns 200g butter, cut into cubes 500ml water 260g plain flour 8 eggs 1. Put the butter and water... read more
  • Anna’s Rabbit Stew

    Thanks to Anna Gauci for sharing her recipe with Burke’s Backyard viewers. Ingredients * 1 rabbit, cut into pieces oil... read more