Tag Archives: Dinner

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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Spag. Bol.

You know what that is. I think it’s quintessentially Australian to call Spaghetti con ragu alla Bolognese by another name that makes it sound like you spat at someone, and somewhat explains what we have done to the original recipe … Continue reading

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