Vegetarian frittata

For those who don’t know, we have two delightful Isa Brown chickens called Doris and Daphne. We got Daphne first and she’s top hen. She’s also a little older than Doris and her eggs are bigger. I find having two different sized eggs comes in very handy, especially when breaking down recipes into different quantities….

Catching up

So I’ve been scanning through some photos I took of our food and produce over the last few months while I was studying and thought some of them are just too awesome to not share. Such as our first crop of peas, now that was a satisfying time taking a break from study and shelling…

Lemon thyme and pea risotto with sauteed wild mushrooms

There is a great mushroom stall at Marrickville markets that is ever so inviting. I bought some trumpet, swiss brown and portobellini mushrooms and sautéed them in white wine and olive oil. To make the risotto 4 cups of vegetable stock 1/2 cup white wine Grated half a lemon rind 1 onion finely chopped 1…

Zesty spelt fettucini with ocean trout and peas

This is quick and simple. Serves 2. 1 reasonable handful of spelt fettucini 1 large piece of ocean trout cut into thin slivers 3/4 cup of peas – thawed 1/2 cup of freshy grated parmesan 1 small chopped chilli 1 tspn greated lemon zest Juice of half a lemon 1 tbspn olive oil Boil spelt…

Fresh apple puree and crispy pork belly

We had an absolutely awesome dinner on Saturday night at Darleys restaurant at Lilianfels in Katoomba. It was voted best regional restaurant in NSW and has two hats. I was inspired. Darleys at Lilianfels we drove back to the big smoke via the Bells Line of Road and stopped into one of the 9 apples…

Oktoberfest

Sasha decided to celebrate the kick off of Oktoberfest and made us tasty German goods. Bratwurst (pork and veal) sausages, sauerkraut, mashed potato, peas and gherkins. We get our sausages from Deli on King, King Street Newtown. They don’t put any flour in their sausages and these one are particularly creamy and spongy in texture,…