BBQ fare

I finally mastered a roast garlic hummus for a recent BBQ which is definitely worthy of a belated blog update. I spent Friday making dips and Saturday morning putting together the salads and everything was a hit. Roast garlic hummus 2 cans chickpeas or two cups cooked chickpeas 2 tablespoons tahini 4 tablespoons olive oil…

Crazy quick potato gratin with salmon and mediterranean flavours

I’m not entirely sure I knew what I was making on my way home on Tuesday but I did manage to buy some asparagus and some salmon portions. After a bit of creative thought and checking on the availability of ingredients in the fridge/pantry, a plan started to come together. I decided to put some…

Sunday soufflé

I’m playing a bit of catchup here. We’ve been super busy and I try and avoid the computer as much as I can when I’m not working. It’s hard to be as interesting writing about dishes you’ve cooked after some time has passed but I’ll persevere. Gruyere and parmesan cheese soufflĂ© with steamed greens and…

Wednesday spring lamb with Karen

We had our dear friend over for dinner on a ‘school night’ so I went for something tried and true. Home made olive tepenade coated lamb cutlets (because it’s a great time of year to include lamb in a menu), potato, onion and gruyere cheese gratin and blanched asparagus with aged balsamic. Much of this…