Wild Rocky River pumpkin, beans, feta and barley salad

I just spent just over a glorious week traveling around some beautiful parts of NSW over the Easter break. Our first destination was a glorious property belonging to my dear friend Danielle’s family in northern NSW and it came resplendent with wild butternut pumpkin ripe for the picking. Thanks Danielle. Healthy recipes that taste truly…

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…

Winter roast lamb with pears, potatoes and beans

My taller half took a trip to Establishment 218 on Saturday while I was in class and considering the weather was absolutely dreadful I decided to make a roast out of two lamb mini roasts he had bought. I dressed the lamb with garlic, rosemary and anchovies then roasted it on 180ÂșC on the lowest…

Flavoursome fish

Leatherjacket is a white fish with a prolific bone structure and a full bodied, meaty flavour. It is for this flavour that it is worth persevering with the bones. Sasha makes a lovely simple dish by frying leatherjacket in butter, capers and chopped parsley with a drizzle of lemon juice served with dutch carrots, new…