Month: February 2017

Silverbeet Pumpkin Parcels – A Delicious Vegetarian Recipe

Silverbeet Pumpkin Parcels – A Delicious Vegetarian Recipe

When constructing meal plans I like to include as many vegetarian options into the weeks as possible to offset the meaty recipes. Not only does this help to cut costs but by eating vegetarian food in between meals of leftover meat, it is easier to […]

Mushroom Omelettes w/ Cheat’s Kimchi

Mushroom Omelettes w/ Cheat’s Kimchi

This simple recipe for mushroom omelettes and cheat’s kimchi is absolutely packed full of flavour and actually belies a really satisfying evening meal. It’s the sort of dish I cook when I can’t be bothered cooking – I switch onto autopilot, start chopping, whisk a […]

SOCCA: Gluten-Free Chickpea Pancakes

SOCCA: Gluten-Free Chickpea Pancakes

This traditional Nicoise type pancake is usually served as an accompaniment to beer in a bar. Made from chickpea flour and then baked in a huge stone pizza oven, socca is served cut into jagged pieces with a drizzle of olive oil and plenty of […]

Carrot Cigars

Carrot Cigars

For some reason I always have leftover carrots in the fridge. Maybe because I buy too many in one go – they are cheaper in bulk – but whatever the reason I always find myself having to come up with new recipes in order not […]

Food waste is a scandal, but to blame it on millennials is nonsense

Food waste is a scandal, but to blame it on millennials is nonsense

BY NELL FRIZZELL for THE GUARDIAN UK Photo: Flavia Morlachetti/Getty images When I die, I would like to be buried in a large, biodegradable, click-n-lock Tupperware coffin, my hair glistening beneath a rubber-seal lid, my feet resting against the firm clear sides like a pair […]

Instagram generation is fuelling UK food waste mountain, study finds

Instagram generation is fuelling UK food waste mountain, study finds

Photo: Getty images/Hero images BY: REBECCA SMITHERS for THE GUARDIAN A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their […]

TUNISIAN BRIK: Sweet Capsicum and Tuna stuffed Filo

TUNISIAN BRIK: Sweet Capsicum and Tuna stuffed Filo

This recipe evolved out of reading recipes for Tunisian Brik – a delicious North African filo pie traditionally stuffed with raw egg and spices, and then deep fried. With many brik recipes out there, including Jamie Oliver’s use of sweet potato and others containing capers […]

BAGEL: Leftover Beef Brisket w/ Goats Cheese

BAGEL: Leftover Beef Brisket w/ Goats Cheese

After living in St Kilda, home to Melbourne’s famous Glick’s bakery, I developed a real liking for bagels. The thick chewy dough is more filling than baked bread, and there’s a milky sweetness to them, too, which provides that smooth glazed golden shell. One of […]

FOOD WASTE ARTICLE: UK households wasted 7.3 million tonnes of food in 2015

FOOD WASTE ARTICLE: UK households wasted 7.3 million tonnes of food in 2015

BY: Ashley Cowburn for The Independent food waste Household food waste increased to 7.3 million tonnes in 2015, new figures have revealed, leading to accusations the Government is failing in its ambition to bring down waste in Britain. The latest statistics from the Waste and […]

Cheese Bacon Frittata Recipe

Cheese Bacon Frittata Recipe

Oh bacon, how do we love you? Let us count the ways… … with eggs and cheese, of course! This simple cheesy bacon frittata recipe is delightful and makes for the perfect lunch with a light salad if you’re having the girls around for a […]