February is the new December. Busy, busy, busy. Not to mention often too hot to cook. This little meal is not only versatile in the time of day that it suits but it’s delicious and can be made in 10 minutes from start to finish. What more could you possibly want? Poached salmon, egg and [...]
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Ahh Vietnamese food. It never fails to delight. Never. Every dish was hungrily gobbled and loudly praised this evening. The soup was magical. My love for pho is not unknown but I simply did not have the time to make the stock. I’ve found my quick substitute soup. The beef and Vietnamese coriander soup is [...]
It’s been a couple of weeks since this dinner party. Somewhat uncharacteristically, I didn’t take a single photo. It took all my energy to get the food to the table. Little did I know, I was being hit with a nasty virus which took complete control of me sometime around midnight that same evening and [...]
I was running a bit late tonight so had a quick peek in the fridge to see what I could whip up in a hurry. I found a bit of leftover cured salmon, a couple of mushrooms and a dash of cream on it’s last legs. Brilliant. Not much quicker and easier than pasta. Creamy [...]
Here is my first attempt at curing salmon. I only used a small piece in case things went pear shaped. Vanilla vodka and orange cured salmon 330g piece of salmon 50g Murray River salt crystals 50g rapadura 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons Vodka, infused with a vanilla bean (mine has had the [...]
In response too Maria’s food challenge. Spring Filo Tart 1 Zucchini 1 bunch asaparagus 2 – 3 tomatoes 1 tin salmon 4 sheets filo pastry Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Chop tomato into small pieces, drain salmon and thinly slice zucchini. Gently heat together in a small saucepan and drain off excess liquid. Brush sheets [...]
Mondays are getting away from me at the moment. Between spending the morning working in the pool and the afternoon grocery shopping, not to mention a weekend’s worth of laundry…I need a quick and easy meal. It’s a glorious 30 degrees in Melbourne today too so something light and delicious was called for. Artichoke & [...]