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SKORDALIA: Greek Mashed Potatoes

SKORDALIA: Greek Mashed Potatoes

Most famous for its connection to a certain Edna Everage, the Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds is not the first place you might think of going for traditional Greek food. There is, however, a rare find on Mount Alexander Road worth making the trip for. A rustic […]

RECIPE: Sesame Soy Noodles

RECIPE: Sesame Soy Noodles

These sesame-soy noodles will have been eaten by anyone who attended a summer bbq at my parents’ house in the last thirty years. It’s a classic and something I would always help Dad prepare – measuring and pouring the dressing ingredients into a jar, tracing […]

LEFTOVER RECIPE: Penne Pasta with Anchovies, Garlic and Wilted Beetroot Greens

LEFTOVER RECIPE: Penne Pasta with Anchovies, Garlic and Wilted Beetroot Greens

I can honestly say this penne dish is one of my all time favourite leftover pasta recipes. Using up the awkward bits of vegetables that we usually throw away – in this case beetroot stalks and leaves – forces us to get creative in the kitchen […]

RECIPE: Vegetarian Thai Green Curry

RECIPE: Vegetarian Thai Green Curry

When I’m cooking Thai curry the house comes alive with the fragrant smells of lemongrass, ginger and coconut. It’s wonderful, especially on a hot day when all the windows and doors are open and a warm breeze filters through the house, picking up the delicious […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]