A long, long time ago a rather battered vegetarian recipe book came into my possession. It’s a long story, and I will bore you with it because I can. It was 1987. From memory I had just graduated from my fashion degree, and Mr.B and I were quite a new item. Uni had ended, and neither Mr.B … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Friday: Chestnuts and Vegetable Casserole
One of my absolute fave restaurants in Melbourne is the legendary Moroccan Soup Bar in Fitzroy. I first experienced the amazing cuisine of this Melbourne institution about 12 years ago with friends. I went a couple of times, and then not again until recently, as we live on the other side of town. Over the years I’ve … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Thursday: Makloubeh
I think I may be slightly addicted to Instagram – I especially love a bit of food porn! Occasionally I’ll even try a recipe if there’s one available. A few weeks ago I was tempted by Jamie’s curried fish pie. It was probably a cold and miserable day and I was suckered by the comfort … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Wednesday: Jamie’s Curried Fish Pie
I absolutely LOVE risotto of any kind, and I absolutely LOVE beetroot too, so this meal is high on my scale of comfort food. The only issue is time, and there’s really no short-cut to good risotto, so it’s no good planning this if there’s after school activities to get to. Luckily for me, Miss … Continue reading 7 Winter Days of Dinner – Tuesday: Beetroot Risotto
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
We saw and did so many great things when we went to Tasmania at Easter that I’ve split the post into parts. I don’t want to be that awful uncle that bores you to death with his holiday slide show, so it’s highlights only you’ll be relieved to hear. You’ve already had MONA, so here’s part … Continue reading Tasmania Part Two – Everything Else.