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…

Asian style baked fish with bok choy and jasmine rice

I made this a while ago so I hope I get the recipe right. My favourite part of this recipe is the smoking peanut oil. I love anything that has smoking peanut oil drizzled over the top. Not only is it a lovely flavour but the smell really gets the gastric juices going. 4 green…

Pork chops with crackling and fresh figs

Sometimes I just really love a nice pork chop cooked as is. Pork has a wonderful flavour on it’s own and savouring that with a good salad is a perfect meal for me. I buy my pork chops with the skin on and remove it, salt it and fry it skin side down with the…

What’s up Skip?

Warning. Some cute furry Australian native animals were most definitely harmed in order to create this meal. Kangaroo. It’s lean, tasty, good for you and a more environmentally friendly option than beef. Oh… and it’s cheap. There is so much going for this great source of nutrition I highly recommend trying it if you haven’t….

Cheeky fish and chips

Well… I found myself spontaneously left to my own devices for dinner last night and the pull towards cheap takeaway Indian was great. Not nearly as much home cooked food loving went on in our home over the weekend, nor for the last 2 weeks to be honest. I had a beautiful lunch on Sunday…