Taking a step back and springing forward

Now that it’s been a week since the challenge ended and my last blog post. it’s time to “take a step back” and find out what last month’s cooking challenge meant to me. The biggest challenge really was finding the time for it. I decided to take on this challenge in sort of a transition…

Australia’s National Dish; Day 3

Welcome to Australia, the land of beautiful beaches, barren deserts and the meat pie. According to the highly reliable and informative Wikipedia, the premier of New South Wales in 2003, Bob Carr called the meat pie Australia’s “National Dish”. Crunchy puff pastry toppings, generally cover succulent pieces of steak in a rich sauce. Most Australian…