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
Between you and me, I’m finding it hard going in the kitchen since my family’s eating habits have become so diverse. It seems that I’m mostly flying by the seat of my pants. I’ll buy a load of fresh veggies at the beginning of the week, with all sorts of plans in my head. BUT … Continue reading 7 Days of Dinners – Weekly meal planner
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.