Porridge is our weekday staple, particularly in the cooler months. We never eat porridge on the weekends though. Never. I think there may even be an unwritten rule against it. Or maybe even written. Maybe I just wrote it. Weekend breakfasts hover between eggs, toast, pancakes, benedict if I’m feeling fancy. I felt like breaking [...]
Tag Archive 'pesto'
Bulk buying fresh food means lot’s of cooking when you get home. Particularly when the Bread Winner has not made lunch for the Ankle Biters and dinner also needs to be prepared. So, today the Kitchen Playground produced leftover coriander pesto burger and cheese in sandwiches for lunch. Adzuki bean soup with cheese and thyme [...]
I cooked a lovely roast chook the other night and padded it out with lots of salad and baked potato. It was a great big one so I intended to leave myself enough leftovers for a couple of meals. I can justify paying around the $20 mark for an organic chook if I can get [...]
My cooking mojo is curiously absent at the moment so apologies for the low level of new content. It happens from time to time. But if anyone has seen my mojo, please send it back, I hate it when cooking is a drag, I have to do too much of it to not enjoy it. [...]
I read somewhere that the perfect meat to fat ratio for sausages is 70:30. I thought I’d try and skimp slightly on that with these because of the oiliness of the pesto (and the rogue 2kg I need to lose before the Bread Winner’s Christmas Party on the 13th). Not a good idea. The flavour [...]
This is a lovely spring dish but it would be lovely in winter too. I used the lovely long thin asian eggplants. I find they don’t have the bitterness of the big egg shaped eggplants so don’t need to be salted before cooking. I was considering making a straight eggplant and olive caponata to go [...]
Not that it’s summer yet but with the weather we’re having it may as well be! Sorry there’s no pictures but I forgot to charge the camera. Which is a pity, it was a pretty meal Coriander Pesto Crusted Swordfish with Shredded Tzatziki Salad 2 pieces of swordfish (serves 4, it’s a big meaty ocean [...]