It’s school holidays here at the moment. Glorious school holidays. Today, the Ankle Biters had some friends over and I got to enjoy the adult company of their respective mothers. One of the mums has coeliac disease so I took the easy way and made soup for the grown up lunch. The tricky part was [...]
Tag Archive 'silverbeet'
Brazen has inspired me with her cook book challenge. So I’ve decided to do a similar thing. In the interests of variety, I am aiming to choose a cook book each week and make at least one thing from it. I will attempt to keep interested in this challenge until I have worked my way [...]
Out there in the ether is a cook book. It’s name escapes me. It’s a vegetarian cook book. It’s appallingly laid out. So much so that it is nearly impossible to browse. Not a photo or illustration to be seen and set out in columns. It does contain some gold if you have the stamina [...]
Well, well, well, haven’t I been the uncharacteristically absent blogger this week! Lil Miss has had gastro so my attention has been on washing bed linen, mopping up, showering and trying to get the poor little pet to keep some fluids down. Just as I was starting to become concerned about her state of dehydration, [...]
I was raised on spanakopita or a variation thereof from a week kiddie. Something that strikes me as a little strange when I think about it, given the lack of multiculturalism in suburban Melbourne in the early 70′s. There was a goodly sized Greek community in Melbourne even then but we didn’t have any personal [...]
One of the many things I love about Son and Heir’s kinder is the little vegie patch. Over the school holidays, the silverbeet grew to maturity. So this afternoon, Lil Miss and I joined the kinder kids to harvest and cook some of it. Each of the children picked a leaf and then we headed [...]
I love it when the state of the garden dictates our meal choices. Today simply had to be about silver beet (swiss chard). photo by MG Shelton, some rights reserved I rather fancied quesadillas. Much as I love my usual masa harina tortilla recipe, I felt like something more malleable. I still wanted to retain [...]