Tag Archives: Mushroom

Eat, Fast And Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Day Meal Idea Under 300 Calories. Sesame And Shitake Mushroom Soba Noodles With Crispy Kale.

Today’s fast day offering is an amalgam of  some of my favourite super foods; buckwheat, kale, mushrooms and sesame into a simple but tasty noodle dish. Soba is Japanese for buckwheat, so it should come as no surprise that soba … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 300 Calories. Pork, Mushroom and Broccolini Rice Paper Rolls With a Sweet Chilli Lime Dipping Sauce.

A new fast day. A new 5-2 fast day recipe idea. Day one of jumping back on the 5-2 wagon was nowhere near as difficult as I had anticipated. Perhaps this time  it was a little easier as I knew … Continue reading

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East Meets West Fusion. Beef Bourguignon With Miso and Shiitake Mushrooms.

After almost a week of glorious winter days with temperatures over 20C  the weather has turned. We have woken to a cold snap. Reminding us that Spring may be around the corner but we still have a little way to … Continue reading

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Deliciously Soft and Creamy. Risotto With Italian Sausage, Mushroom and Taleggio.

Tonight I made risotto for dinner thinking its soft and creamy texture would be the perfect meal solution for my daughter’s brand new braces. The orthodontist had warned that her teeth and gums might be sore and tender  for a … Continue reading

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From the Vietnamese Imperial Court. Spring Rolls With Pork, Crab and Prawns.

Something substantial to serve with drinks.  From the Vietnamese Imperial Court. Spring Rolls with  pork, prawn and crab no less. Fit for an emperor. Crisp, crunchy and delicious. And so easy to prepare. All the work is in the preparation … Continue reading

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Chicken, Leek, Fennel and Mushroom Pot Pies with Peas

The psychology of pie. Put a casserole, stew, braise or even a curry into a ramekin. Blanket with pastry.  Call it a pot pie. Watch it disappear. I learnt this trick to tempt fussy eaters a very long time ago. … Continue reading

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A Glorious Cheat. Caminiti Butchery’s Whole Chicken with a Porcini Risotto Stuffing

I was out and about yesterday, crisscrossing Sydney attending to jobs on my burgeoning  to-do list. It was a productive and satisfying  but exhausting day. In my travels I passed by Great North Road in Five Dock, a little slice … Continue reading

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