Sautéed swiss browns on toast: A simple pleasure

Hiya! In an effort to try to make ‘home’ the source for more of the things we eat, Glenn and I recently attempted growing mushrooms ourselves. As we’re beginners, we have started with… Continue reading

The joy of fresh pecans, and a pecan coffee cake recipe

Well hello again! For a wee while now, I’ve on occasion read about the importance of eating nuts when they are fresh. This is quite counter to my habits of buying nuts and… Continue reading

In appreciation of the pomelo

What do you do with one of the world’s biggest citrus? It sounds like there should be a punch line, but there isn’t – you just eat it (I bet it would be… Continue reading

Spaghetti and beanballs: A delicious recipe from Veganomicon

Hello! Today I’m sharing a favourite recipe from the excellent cookbook Veganomicon: Spaghetti and beanballs. This meal is humble, delicious, and surprisingly easy. Pasta is always a crowd pleaser, and the beanballs are extremely tasty… Continue reading

Homemade agave limonade: A super easy and quick recipe

Hi there! Well gosh it seems already to be springtime. I love the cold, and will miss it, and sadly winter seems to be contracting for us here in the sub-tropics. But now we’re well… Continue reading

Udon noodle and tofu stir fry: A slightly unconventional recipe

Hello friends! Here’s a recipe for an udon noodle stir fry which ditches some of the stir fry usual suspects in place of something a bit less conventional to match what’s on offer… Continue reading

Bunya nut choclate cake: A super rich, Australian recipe + how to prepare bunya nuts for eating

In step with the recent discussion of indigenous crops, here’s a recipe for a ridiculously rich bunya nut chocolate cake. This recipe is adapted from the chestnut and chocolate truffle cake recipe from Hugh… Continue reading

Homemade iced coffee

Hello there! I’m really excited to share with you this homemade iced coffee. This is wholly a Glenn project, and it’s just delightful. Both being coffee drinkers (for pleasure and managing a dependence),… Continue reading

Food Resolutions for 2014 part 6: Eat (and Cook) Indigenous Crops

For another installation in the reflections on Food Tank’s food resolutions for 2014, here are some thoughts on eating indigenous foods. 6. Eat (and Cook) Indigenous Crops Food Tank advocate eating (and cooking)… Continue reading

Canned tomatoes: How to make a store cupboard essential at home

Canned tomatoes are a very present cupboard resident in our kitchen. They are adaptable and reliable, and in oh so many recipes. But this reliance on canned tomatoes is a wee bit troubling. Firstly, canned… Continue reading