Mussel mania

So last Friday night we made a MASSIVE pot of mussels. Two kilos for the two of us. It was a heavenly indulgence and loads of fun to make. First of oil put one yellow onion finely chopped, three cloves of garlic, one tablespoon of tomato paste and three small chillies in a big heavy…

Vegetarians may want to avert their vision

Been a while since I posted sorry. Life’s been hectic. We had some respite from the genral chaos of life last weekend and put the smoker to good use. Excuse my pic of the smoker Sasha built. My camera was AWOL at the time of it’s construction. I absolutely love the smoker. Apart from a…

Home alone

This is a quick healthy dinner for one. Anything that takes under 5 minutes to prepare and serve is a winner when you’re on your own. Especially if it’s this healthy. Seared tuna with seaweed salad and dipping sauce 1 tuna steak 2 tbs sesame seeds dash of soy sauce dash of rice wine vinegar…

Dinner for four

We had the pleasure of some delightful folks’ company on Saturday evening so we went all out and made a four course seafood extravaganza. Sasha also treated them to an array of his own beers which were all well received. I’m not in much of a creative writing mood today so I’ll get down to…