Tag Archives: Peas

The 5-2 Challenge. Fresh, Delicious and Vibrant. A Fast Day Guacamole With Crushed Spring Peas.

I love guacamole and have been preparing it for years. Most times I vary the recipe to accommodate what is readily available at the market and in my herb garden. With avocado season in full swing my fruit bowl is … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. A Fast Day Roast. Frenched Rack of Lamb With Dijon Mustard and Mint.

What to serve when you have unexpected company for dinner on a fast day? This is the dilemma I faced yesterday. With the end of the week looming and a full diary I didn’t have the luxury of swapping my fast day … 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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Massaman Lamb Shanks with Sweet Potato and Peas

Its October and that means tender spring lamb is in season.  At this time of year  lamb shanks are readily available at the butcher, and  they are sweeter, smaller and more delicious than at almost any other time of year. … Continue reading

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Pasta with Confit of Zucchini, Peas, Garlic, Chilli, Spinach and Pecorino

A couple of times a week, I’ll serve up a vegetarian meal. My family adores pasta in any form, and this recipe is a firm, family favourite. Its light and delicious, and we love the way the zucchini takes on a rich, … Continue reading

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Quintessentially Spring. Broad Bean, Pea and Mint Bruschetta with Pecorino

I really do try to make an effort to eat produce that is ripe and in season; its bursting with flavour, good for you and doesn’t need too much fussing about in its preparation. Spring has well and truly arrived  here in Sydney, … Continue reading

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