What to do with Broad Beans? Begin by peeling them.
Dried capsicums are so sweet and intensely flavoured. You can snack on them, or add them to soups, sauces, risottos, vegetable stews, and curries.
Soy sauce is a lot like wine. The longer it ages, the more interesting and complex its flavor. There are Chinese and Japanese Soy Sauces, rather different from each other. To add to the mix, there are light, dark and sweet soy sauces.
My Kitchen Bench Spice Mix is an ever-changing blend of left over spices and herbs, dried, and all blended together in the spice blender. It is constantly changing and very seasonal in flavours.
It is difficult to keep fresh coriander in The Kitchen for very long. One way to have that delicious flavour on hand at all times is to make coriander paste.
A Life Giving spice – Turmeric.
I love a good lunch at work, don’t you? Pack some beans and avo in a jar and go.
Ever thought seriously about zucchini juice? It is time to do that.zucchini
Summer is the best time for delicious but uncomplicated eating. Try these couple of suggestions.
Roasted Potatoes, quite a delight in this untypically cool January. Easy to make, and great if you get them right. Great with cumin, coriander and turmeric too! Try them.
While the English make their mashed potatoes from floury potatoes, the French use waxy potatoes, which give a thick, smooth, silky, flowing puree.
When I need comfort food, mashed potato it is. Reminiscent of childhood large plates of mashed potato, buttery and herby, steaming hot from the pan and piled with other vegetables, it takes me back to days of large gardens, lazy days, and few cares.
I have a couple of Avocado Soups that I make in Hot Weather. This is one of them.
A simple salad that moderates the tang of raw onion yet keeps its zip. Perfect for BBQs or curries.
Ever wondered how to vary mashed potato? Or what to do with that left over mash? Here is your answer!
Potatoes and Cumin are a great match. This baked dish is a great dish for most of the year.
A Classic Indian Dish, on every Indian Restaurant Menu.
It might be the wrong time of the year in Australia for this, but not in Europe! Or Nth Asia! Or Nth America! Cabbage and Carbs always go well together.
There is nothing like a good Gado-Gado – an Indonesian dish with a spicy peanut sauce. Make it at home for that special taste.
My fridge is ALWAYS full of pickled lemons. Always. I have several different recipes that I cycle around. Here are 2 of them.
More potato lusciousness from France, where potatoes and cream have a natural affinity. From memory, my daughter’s French teacher gave me this recipe.