Month: April 2017

Leftover Bread Recipe: Panzanella Salad

Leftover Bread Recipe: Panzanella Salad

A traditional Mediterranean recipe, panzanella is the only way to eat leftover bread that’s starting to go stale. Originally without tomatoes (they didn’t arrive in Italy until the 16th C), this rustic Italian salad would have been made using bread soaked in vinegar and water […]

Frugal Food Fights Food Waste: Sardines on toast

Frugal Food Fights Food Waste: Sardines on toast

Food waste is a big issue for modern families. Eating simple, self-contained meals is one of the easiest ways to ensure you’re not wasting the food you buy, not wasting your hard earned money, and also not contributing to more food waste being sent to […]

EASY, CHEESY BAKED POTATO W/ WILTED GREENS AND BACON

EASY, CHEESY BAKED POTATO W/ WILTED GREENS AND BACON

Baked potatoes remind me of working in a small town English pub when I was a teenager, when the good old bacon cheese and beans ruled the roost. It seems to me, though, that baked potatoes must be an English thing as I’ve struggled to […]

HEALTHY SALAD RECIPE: Tuna Nicoise

HEALTHY SALAD RECIPE: Tuna Nicoise

Tuna Nicoise salad epitomises a healthy and balanced meal. It is also, as anyone who knows me well will tell you, one of my absolute favourite meals. It never gets old and I enjoy it every bit as much as I did the first time […]

PORK SLIDERS (two ways)

PORK SLIDERS (two ways)

Pork sliders are on almost every Melbourne pub menu as a staple these days. Simple and delicious, they ooze with flavour, and what’s more they are nice and cheap to make at home. One of the biggest pitfalls we encounter when trying to use up […]

RECIPE: CRISPY FRIED RICE BURGERS

RECIPE: CRISPY FRIED RICE BURGERS

After cooking the delicious sticky pork recipe posted earlier this week I was left with a pot of uneaten sticky rice that I was determined not to waste. Hence rice burgers. I confess to feeling rather inspired by this recipe – not only is it […]