Archive for April, 2007

Oven Baked Risotto with Chilli Pancetta, Mushrooms and Fresh Basil

Saturday, April 21st, 2007

Easy oven baked risotto with chilli pancetta, mushrooms and fresh basil. Serving size: Serves 4 Cooking time: Less than 60 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 6 thin slices of chilli pancetta, cut into strips 1 clove garlic, crushed 100g Swiss brown mushrooms, cut into 4 slices 100g button mushrooms, […]

Extremely Useful Macbook Freeware

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Extremely Useful Macbook Freeware Sweet – one of the better lists of free apps for the mac. With the number of people switching to the Mac, could be a handy thing to have, at the very least will give an idea of various pieces of software that are out there for this platform.

Kyle’s Ubuntu Edgy Cheat-Sheet

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Kyle’s Ubuntu Edgy Cheat-Sheet Who couldn’t use a cheat sheet every now and then. This one – specificallyy for Ubuntu Edgy Eft LTS release  this can assist many a newbie and occasionally the more experienced user đŸ˜€

Brown Brothers – Orange Muskat and Flora

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

This is a decent dessert wine for people who have a sweet tooth or are just having a need for a sweet thing, this goes well with sticky date pudding!

Wynn’s Coonawarra Estate – Shiraz (2004)

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Oh yeah, this is one sweet sweet Shiraz, while the Coonawarra (and Wynn’s) are better known for the Cabernet Suavignon this is a mighty fine Shiraz that should not be ignored or passed up. Get into it!

Hugh Hamilton – Unwooded Chardonnay (2006)

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

This is a brilliant wine from one of my favourite wineries in the McLaren Vale this Chardonnay goes well with pretty much anything, went down a treat in and with a Stroganoff.

Stockmans Post – Shiraz Cabernet Merlot (2004)

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

This one is definitely over aged at the moment, but of the two bottles I had (one went down the sink) one was very nice to drink – I had it with a curry.

Chapel Hill – Il Vescovo (Sangiovese Rose) (2006)

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

The second of the Chapel Hill wines in this update Sangiovese Rose is an absolute bargain at $14/bottle. Its not too sweet, not too dry and a perfect accompaniment to any barbecue (or even a chicken salad). Unfortunately I drank this quite some time ago when the weather was still warm down here in the […]

Chapel Hill – The Devil (NV Port)

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Starting the update of the wines consumed over the last 10 weeks or so – we have a port, now this one was not finished in a few nights, but rather over a few weeks. This is an extremely pleasant port, it’s only aged 12 years – so its no oldie in the age stakes, […]

Optimized Firefox 2.0.0.3 for G4, G5, and Intel Macs (updated): BeatnikPad Journal

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Optimized Firefox 2.0.0.3 for G4, G5, and Intel Macs (updated): BeatnikPad Journal The latest version of the “BonEcho” optimised firefox has been released. Grab it while its hot.