Author: Michele Lyons

Michele Lyons spent 25 years working in the corporate environment with 10 years as an Executive Assistant at a senior level. A couple of years ago Michele decided to forgo the long hours in the city to work closer to home and spend more time with her two teenage boys. Michele started working with us at the Farmers Markets and her excellent organisation skills meant she quickly moved into the office. Since Michele joined The Free Range Butcher her role has expanded to include all things administration, recipe testing, inspirational ideas, marketing, communications and all round keeping the team organised and on track. As long as Michele’s has had her morning coffee you can ask her anything!

Tzatziki Sauce

A Tzatziki Sauce can go with so many options but is obviously a favourite with Lamb Souvlaki.  This recipe will take you no more than five minutes to make.  We are keeping it simple and using Greek yoghurt as it is readily available and is nice and thick and creamy which is what you want for Tzatziki sauce. Ingredients: 1...

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Tandoori Spice Mix

I usually use a Tandoori paste but had forgotten to buy one so came up with this spice mix recipe.  I have lots of spices in the cupboard which allows me to make up my own mixes when I need it.  Bonus is no fillers or preservatives. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Ground Ginger 1 tablespoon Cumin 3 tablespoons Coriander 1...

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Bolognaise Gnocchi Bake

This gnocchi bake will be the quickest dinner you do this month.  Just make sure you have a batch of bolognaise already made and in the freezer.  It’s such a timer save to have a cooked frozen meal, rather than just some frozen packets of beef mince. Ingredients: A batch of spaghetti bolognaise (mince was 1kg) 1...

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Spanish Marinade for Lamb

Try this delicious marinade with lamb chops, steaks or on a butterflied leg of lamb this week.  It was a beautiful rich, red colour and the paprika provided just a hint of smokiness.  The cayenne pepper is optional but I think it definately needs it and it’s only a teaspoon so won’t be too hot. Ingredients: 2...

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The Perfect Salad

We all know a good BBQ needs quality steaks but you also need a crunchy, tasty salad.This is our basic formula for making delicious salads all summer long.  Just change one of the ingredients for so many options on a variety of great salads. * The Base – lettuce, spinach, kale, quinoa, black rice* Something Crunchy...

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