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
I seem to have taken up the position of amateur nutritionist and chef at my house. Miss E has been on a strict gluten-free diet for 13 years now, since being diagnosed with coeliac disease aged 2. That’s not a new one. I have a handle on that. Mr. B has been doing the 5:2 fasting … Continue reading The Cook, The Coeliac, The Vegaquarian and The Faster.
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.