Winter is coming . . . (for all you Game of Thrones nerds out there), well, it’s officially here this Wednesday in the Southern hemisphere anyway. With the cold weather upon us I’m sharing my winter meal planner with a warm and hearty dinner recipe every day this week. Today I’m kicking off with lentil soup, a … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Monday: Lentil Soup
The amount of packaging we throw away as part of our modern lives is astounding. At the supermarket everything seems to be packaged, often when there’s really no need, like bananas and oranges and other things that already have their own natural packaging. It seems we can’t get away from it. Obviously most things do … Continue reading Unpackaged.
I had a quite interesting weekend. It wasn’t the usual sort. From the sublime to the ridiculous. I actually got out and about and saw different things. Quite illuminating. Saturday – Harvest and Cook. Right up my alley. Mr.B had booked me into a free community workshop organised by City of Stonnington and presented by … Continue reading A Quite Interesting Weekend.
I’m no stranger to Pinterest, and I collect recipes on an almost frenzied level, but rarely try them out. I’m truly a visual person and usually attracted by a beautiful image. The mouth-watering photo of this scrumptious cake on Pinterest got all my senses going, and this time I actually tried it out. It was amazing and … Continue reading Chocolate Meringue Cake with Fresh Berries.
If clean eating, Paleo, low carb, food is your thing, then look away now. This dish is pretty bad for you in so many ways . . . . but it’s unbelievably delicious! How can something that tastes so right be so wrong? This recipe for Chinese style spare ribs was given to me about … Continue reading 18.104.22.168.5. Spare Ribs.
6th August 2014 My Mum’s delicious red cabbage recipe from the archives. #365gratefuls A photo posted by The Urban Nest (@theurbannest) on Aug 6, 2014 at 10:35am PDT When I was in the greengrocer’s this morning my eyes lighted on some vibrant red cabbages. My mind instantly travelled back to childhood and I could almost … Continue reading A Recipe for Nostalgia – My Mum’s Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage.