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….

Mediterranean vegetables and roast lamb

When you’ve got your head deep in the books your oven can become your best friend. It’s an amazing addition to any kitchen that you can more or less throw things into and they come out not only ready to eat, but tasting truly divine. I threw some chopped sweet potato, kipfler potatoes, tomatoes, spanish…

Seafood extraveganza for eleven

On a recent trip to Gerringong we were tasked with providing lunch for 11 people. Keen to try out the local seafood we set off to Kiama Fish Market and stocked up on an array of goodies including oysters, prawns, calamari and a whole jew fish. Lunch went as follows Oysters Natural with a drizzle…

Breakfast with Karen

With my taller half being away in China it was a nice time to have some breakfast company with my friend Karen. I grilled some medium sized mushrooms with a lovely marinated goats feta, roasted capsicum and shredded zucchini strips with some olive oil and fresh thyme, grilled a couple of lovely middle rashers of…

Celebrating autumn

This one was a pretty easy, leave-to-cook option for a weeknight. Chicken, sage and bacon baked with thin potato rounds and served with grilled zucchini topped with parmesan cheese. 1 chicken breast (halved lengthways) 1 dozen fresh sage leaves 2 rashers of bacon 2 medium sliced potatoes 2 zucchini Simply layer the sage on top…

Vegetarian – Mexican mushroom and zucchini tacos

I think my favourite taco that I tried in ‘Mexico’s best taqueria’ was a mushroom and zucchini taco. The juicy mushrooms were something else. This recipe made enough for 6 tacos which would feed two. Slice zucchini into thin strips, sprinkle with oregano and olive oil and bake in a pan with one spanish onion…