Start lowering your carbon footprint on ‘Meatless Mondays’ with these dishes.
It is so important to not only help the planet but to also maintain (or reduce) our waistlines by having at least one meat-free meal a week. I have many more than that and I love sharing them here for your inspiration.
I’m naming this the ‘All-star breakfast’ because almost every ingredient is a famous gourmet brand. It features: (more…)
Mushrooms are not usually a vegetable associated with the Aussie festive season during Summer time. Which is a shame, because they are such a versatile ingredient.
I’m the first to admit that mushrooms are in their element when braised in Winter stews, stroganoff, pasta sauces and slathered in butter and garlic for a stick-to-your-ribs hearty breakfast on a chilly morning, but there is so much more to mushrooms.
Summer mushroom dishes are quick and easy to prepare and most importantly, they are light and healthy, which is what we are all looking for at this gluttonous time of year (or is that just me?). Dare to be a little bit different with mushrooms!
Mushrooms are absolutely wonderful marinated as they soak up flavours and moisture quicker than a sponge. Once marinated they keep for a few days in the fridge and can be used in a myriad of ways; in salads (as seen above), on antipasto boards, next to cheese on a toothpick or skewered and BBQ’d. (more…)
“I’ve made chocolate muffins. Would you like one?” I say to my hubby.
“Yes please” he replies.
I serve him one on a plate and watch his face as he sinks his teeth in.
“What do you think?”, I ask. (more…)
When I think of couscous, images of piping hot Moroccan tagines with fall-off-the-bone lamb and tangy perserved lemon, fill my mind.
I don’t think about eating couscous at breakfast time.
Today is the second part of my interview with KitchenAid’s home economist Jo Richardson. If you missed the first part yesterday then click here to read it.
Jo is particularly passionate about gluten free baking and many of my readers are looking for gluten free recipes and cooking tips, so I thought it would be a good idea to pick her brains all about it! Not to mention my mother-in-law is following a gluten free diet, so she had some great questions for me to ask Jo too. (more…)