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Bills Open Kitchen by Bill Granger

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  • Fresh baked beans

    • Melanie on March 28, 2014

      Delicious and easy to make - I loved the crispy prosciutto over the top of the beans.

  • Simple sweetcorn cakes with avocado salsa

    • Melanie on March 28, 2014

      This tastes really fresh and healthy, with an explosion of taste in your mouth. Would work well for brunch or lunch.

  • Honey lemon chicken wings with lentil feta salad

    • consortiumlibrary on February 05, 2012

      The chicken wings are both tart and sweet - a very successful combination. Would only use 3 T honey if making for someone who doesn't like sweet with protein. 1-3 teaspoons of sriracha sauce or sambal oelek (depending on how hot you want wings) would be a good addition to chicken glaze. Cover baking sheet with foil and oil lightly (or spray) to keep chicken wings from sticking. I didn't cut the ends off the chicken wings, but did separate the drumette. The salad is delicious. Triple the mint - I also added 3 cloves minced garlic and doubled the lemon juice and olive oil. Didn't have cucumber, so made with tomato - cucumber would've been better but tomato was good. Used shallot instead of red onion which was a wonderful substitute. Don't stint on the black pepper.

  • Spiced zucchini soup

    • wodtke on February 12, 2016

      Really great! Added 1/2 a large jalapeño, and maybe 1/2 a carton of heavy cream that was in the fridge. Used full amount of zucchini called for, and amazingly, it had a zucchini flavor.

  • Vietnamese chicken salad

    • svokes on April 26, 2018

      favourite - works for dinner too

  • Citrus risotto with garlic chilli prawns

  • Tagliatelle with chicken and green beans

    • Snadra on November 03, 2011

      Excellent, especially with fresh pasta. Makes quite generous serves.

    • Melanie on March 28, 2014

      I reduced the basil and mixed some pesto in instead. Easy to bring everything together while the pasta water is boiling / pasta is cooking.

  • Fish burritos

    • Sannalee on May 01, 2013

      The family really loved this dinner, and the advantage for the cook is it is really fast to pull together. The fish only needs to marinate for 15 mins and cooks in 3 mins. The cucumber salad is easy too. I served with Karen Martini spicy beans which was a great addition.

    • svokes on April 26, 2018

      Fish tacos - a family favourite

    • aargle on August 12, 2015

      This is my go to recipe for the fish component. Very tasty. I don't bother with the cucumber salad but instead use the slaw recipe from the blog Bon Appetempt. A family favourite dinner.

  • Caramel chicken

    • baybritta on February 07, 2013

      Agree on cutting the fish sauce. I also cut the sugar by a third. The sauce is intense and requires rice.

    • tinytawnykitten on October 02, 2012

      I would maybe suggest cutting the fish sauce by half. It's a very salty dish otherwise.

  • Spicy eggplant salad

    • KarinaFrancis on September 23, 2013

      Great do ahead salad. Goes really well with lamb and the leftovers make a great sandwich or wrap filling. Nice with a dollop of plain yogurt

  • Soft-centred chocolate puddings

    • svokes on April 26, 2018

      the ratios of this recipe work for me- quick easy -kids like em

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  • ISBN 10 1740452267
  • ISBN 13 9781740452267
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  • Published Aug 02 2003
  • Format Paperback
  • Language English
  • Countries Australia
  • Publisher Murdoch Books
  • Imprint Murdoch Books

Publishers Text

Internationally renowned Sydney-based restaurateur Bill Granger shares his very personal recipe collection in this book, explaining how to prepare for breakfast or lunch, a spontaneous afternoon tea, or a casual or formal dinner. Bill loves food and entertaining at home. He believes that eating with friends or family should be a pleasure and that food for all occasions can be prepared simply, without stress, ensuring that the cook enjoys the occasion as much as the guests. With his uncomplicated recipes, Bill wants to show that everyone has the ability to make food appealing and that it can be done without too much fuss.

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