This Weeks Episode of Home in WA

Martin Gillespie



(08) 9652 9071

(08) 9305 5866

0412 684 995

Waddi Resort Koonah Road (PO Box 5)
Badgingarra WA 6521

Martin promotes the Turquoise Coast endorses and uses Calphalon cookware, Western Potatoes, Golden Eggs, Blue Waters Beef, British Sausage Company, Salitage Wines, Fini Olive oil and Whittington’s Herbs and Spices.  

If you are looking for that quiet weekend away look no further. Waddi Bush Resort boasts a variety of accommodation to suit any budget. Waddi Bush Resort has cabins self contained chalets and a two bedroom house. Not to mention 2 bars and a fully licensed restaurant. This unique bush resort can also cater for caravans and camping with modern clean amenities so you don’t have to rough it. Waddi Bush Resort part of the Turquoise Coast nestled right in the middle of the Shire of Dandaragan.

Martin’s Retro Beef Roast, Potatoes and Yorkshire Puddings

Serves 6 to 8


First Pre heat the oven to 200’C.

Prepare the roast
1.5kg Blue Waters Beef Topside or Blade roast 
1 jar 250gms of Perth’s Mustards Company grainy wine mustard
Salt and pepper
Dash of Fini’s olive oil
Pinch of Whittington’s ground cumin
1 kg Royal Blue potatoes skins on 

Coat the top of the meat with the jar of mustard. Season with salt and pepper. Add several pinches of cumin to the roast..Nice and even. Finally drizzle with Fini’s olive oil. Add ¼’rd potatoes to Roasting Dish.

A guide for cooking beef (Per Kilo) 45 minutes to 1 hour for rare, 1 hour to 1¼ hour’s for medium and 1¼ hour’s to 1 ½ hours for well done. Hint ..Always rest the meat before carving

Yorkshire Puddings


285 millilitres milk
60 grams all-purpose flour
60 grams self-raising flour
Pinch salt
3 Golden egg eggs
Fini Olive oil for cooking

These can be made prior to or after the Roast.

Preheat oven to 230 degrees C. Mix the batter ingredients together by hand or in a blender. Let rest for 10 minutes Preheat a Yorkshire pudding tray or muffin tin with 1/2-inch (1 centimetre) of olive oil in each section. After resting the batter for 10 minutes divide into the tray. Cook for around 15 to 20 minutes until crisp and puffy, don't open the oven door before then completion or they won't rise. Serve with your Blue Waters - Roast Beef and Royal Blue potatoes. Don’t forget, and heaps of gravy and your favourite Salitage Wine.

Why not visit Retro on the Turquoise Coast at Waddi Bush Resort, don’t forget the Waddi Music Festival held on 1st and 2nd March 2008 for more details call 9652 9071 or on line at