Tag Archives: Lunch

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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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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Marrickville Pork Roll

The name says it all, really. From a tiny hole in the wall on Illawarra Rd in Marrickville, you get pork rolls. Or Banh Mi Thit, which is the correct Vietnamese term. No fuss, no fancy signage, no deals, just … Continue reading

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Tra Mi Vietnamese Restaurant, Marrickville

I have a plan. I am going to go to every single Vietnamese restaurant in Marrickville and try out the Pho. Whether or not that actually happens is another matter entirely. Anyway, Tra Mi is first on the list, as … Continue reading

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