Tag Archives: Dinner

Pork Sausage, Lentil, Spinach and Mushroom Stew with Soft Polenta

A ribsticking, hearty winter dish that will cure all ills.* It can be a bit of a juggling act for the novice cook, but if you time it correctly, it cooks quickly enough to be a midweek post-work meal. *Maybe. … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Blue Cheese Brown Rice Risotto

This is definitely a cheat’s risotto. Brown rice doesn’t cook down properly with the usual stock-ladling method, so you have to use the absorption method. Still tastes just as good. Ingredients 3 whole beetroot, grated 2 cups of brown rice … Continue reading

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Vegan Wednesday: Kale and Cashew Pesto (on pasta)

I have decided that our household should have Vegan Wednesdays. Vegan because I firmly believe that Western societies should eat far less meat than they do, and Wednesdays because there are no whinging children here on Wednesdays to complain about … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetables and Quinoa

Sounds weird. Tastes amazing. And is ridiculously simple. Do you have an oven? Can you turn it on? Then you can cook this. Serves a hungry horde (served it up on Mother’s Day to my very large immediate family), or … Continue reading

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Soupe au Pistou

This recipe is not particularly authentic, I don’t think, but it comes close. Soupe au Pistou is a French recipe that comes from that time in Europe where travellers would go to some far flung land, in this case, Italy, … Continue reading

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Pea, Egg and Paneer Curry

I know, I know, it sounds weird. Don’t be put off. Just give it a try. I’ve only made this curry a few times, but it’s one of my favourites. I found it *somewhere*, I just can’t remember where. I … Continue reading

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Sakae Japanese Kitchen, Marrickville

The rush home from work to day care to home of an evening is quite often a dreadful one. The Little Miss and I rarely get home in time to have her fed, bathed, story read and in bed at … Continue reading

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