Summer snapper with wild rice and mango salsa

This dish reminds me of a camping trip we went on some years back where some random folk in a bunch of 4WDs pulled over near us for a breakfast stop. They delivered us a plate full of the most amazing fresh food for which we were very grateful and made short work of. It…

Turkey, craisin, mushroom, almond and wild rice pilaf

I’ve been having a hankering for wild rice. I absolutely love the texture of it and it’s so good for you. I also love the flavour of nuts and raisins in food which are common in various Moroccan dishes. The sweet and savoury flavours are accentuated by the soft and crunchy textures. In trying to…

Seared tuna, chorizo and mango salsa and wild rice

The title speaks for itself and I’ll keep this simple. Wild rice Sauteé 1 onion and 2 garlic cloves in olive oil until soft Simmer rice for 45 minutes, drain then stir in sauteéd onion and garlic Salsa 1/2 a mango diced 1/2 a chorizo diced and sauteéd until crisp 1/2 a spanish onion 2…

Comfort food

Sometimes comfort food is stodgy winter fare involving bread, pasta and lots of crispy roast vegetables. Sometimes comfort food is chicken and vegetable noodle soup when you’re sick and can’t digest anything that doesn’t involve a large amount of liquid. This post, however, is about the kind of comfort food you need when you’ve been…