Nothing like a gorgeous sunny day to make a woman neglect her indoor tasks in favour of her outdoor tasks. I arrived home from work at lunchtime and thanked my lucky stars I’d planned a quick and easy meal. The next few hours were spent in productive outdoor activity; building up another layer on the [...]
Tag Archive 'Potato'
Salad Fever continues at Chez KP with ongoing inspiration from ‘Tossed‘. Warm potato and sausage salad 8 small potatoes, unpeeled olive oil sea salt 6 sausages (I used Cornish, spicy would work well too) rocket (arugula) 300g semi dried cherry tomatoes Dressing 1 head garlic, cloves separated but unpeeled 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 2 tablespoons [...]
One of my favourite types of meal, particularly during the week, is the one pot meal. Minimal mess, minimal preparation, all good ideals. I picked up 4 lovely flathead fillets for the crazy low, low price of $4.20. Flathead is one of my favourite fish. A real flavour of my childhood. My maternal grandfather (Pappy) [...]
One of my daily blog reads is Down to Earth. Rhonda is a very wise woman. She talks about living a simple life. Something I aspire to in many ways. Not only do I find it an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling way to live on many levels but I think it’s just plain smart. The [...]
A Christmas tradition has morphed in our family. The tradition of the Christmas potato. My paternal grandmother would always warn us of the relative in days of yore (can’t remember who he was) who was a naughty little boy and received nothing but a sack of potatoes from Santa. That was the ‘be good’ threat [...]
I fell in love with all the wonderful varieties of potato available again this week. So I bought a selection as I couldn’t decide and thought I’d make them all work in together. The usual lack of bread dramas apply too and something about potato salad makes me think German. Dunno why. This is what [...]
Some fabulous purple congo potatoes grabbed my eye this week, I simply had to have them. Hopefully I can get one to sprout so I can grow some. Jerusalem artichokes are in season too. I adore Jerusalem artichokes. Both of which were the inspiration for this meal. The meat can be left out for a [...]