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Tag Archives: Spring
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. A Crisp Green Salad With Fennel, Pistachio and Blood Orange.
Early Spring and I’m craving salad again. This simple salad pairs crisp garden fresh salad leaves with the last of the winter season’s fennel, blood oranges and pistachio nuts. So very easy to throw together. At just 189 calories per … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Vegetarian, What I Love to Drink Tagged 5:2 Diet, Blood Orange, Fast Diet, Fennel, Healthy, Pistachio, Salad, Spring Comments Off on Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. A Crisp Green Salad With Fennel, Pistachio and Blood Orange.
The First Tuesday In November. Melbourne Cup Day. Ideas For A Long Ladies’ Lunch.
This Tuesday, the first Tuesday in November, it’s Melbourne Cup Day here in Australia. The race that stops a nation. Literally. At 3.00 pm sharp. A day for sweeps, calcuttas and flutters at the races all over the country. Hats … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Seafood, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Buffet, Celebrations, Cloud Cake, Ladies Lunch, Lunch, Melbourne Cup Lunch, Salad, Salmon, Spring 2 Comments
Crisp and Light. Luscious and Fruity. Rhubarb Frangipane Tart.
I’ve always been partial to a well made frangipane tart. A crisp and light pastry shell bursting with almond frangipane cream and seasonal fruit. The markets are awash with rhubarb, its natural tartness a perfect foil for the delicate sweetness of the … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almond, Baking, Food, Frangipane, Pastry, Recipe, Rhubarb, Shortcrust, Spring, Tart 9 Comments
Smoky And Intense. A Middle Eastern Salad. Jerusalem’s Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds.
Another offering from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s gorgeous ode to Middle Eastern fare, Jerusalem. This time it’s a smoky and intense Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds. Redolent of the flavours of one of my favourite dips … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Jerusalem, Lemon, Middle East, Ottolenghi, Pomegranate, Recipe, Spring 7 Comments
Sunday Baking. Inspired By… My Favourite Pastime. Strawberry and Rhubarb Brunch Muffins.
Rhubarb and strawberry. One of my favourite flavour combinations. In season right now. I’ve been making huge pots of strawberry and rhubarb compote. I could eat it by the spoonful for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between. It’s a while … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baking, Breakfast, Brunch, Buttermilk, Cake, Food, Muffins, Rhubarb, Spring, Strawberry 5 Comments
The Taste Of Spring. Simply Delightful. Jerusalem’s Beef and Lamb Meatballs With Broad Beans and Lemon.
Each changing of the seasons brings new food associations. For me the true taste of Spring is broad beans, double shelled to reveal their vibrant emerald green sweetness. Every home has its own rituals, in ours we mark the arrival … Continue reading
Posted in Beef, Lamb, What I Love to Cook Tagged Broad beans, Food, Herbs, Jerusalem, Lemon, Meatballs, Ottolenghi, Recipe, Spring 15 Comments
So Very Refreshing. Shaved Lemon and Fennel Salad with Rocket, Currants and Almonds.
Its Melbourne Cup Day in Australia. The race that stops a nation. Literally at 3.00 pm. A day for sweeps, calcuttas and flutters at the races all over the country. Hats and pretty dresses. Long lunches and champagne. Its going … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Almonds, Currants, Fennel, Food, Lemon, Recipe, Rocket, Salad, Spring, Summer 2 Comments
Pasta Genovese with Asparagus, Snow Peas and Kipfler Potatoes
Pasta again for dinner tonight. This time its Genovese style with Pesto, Asparagus and Kipfler Potato. My daughter has a swim meet this weekend and she’s carbohydrate loading. Only joking. About the carb loading that is. If the truth be … Continue reading
Posted in Pasta, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Asparagus, Basil, Food, Garlic, Herbs, Italian, Parmesan, Pasta, Pecorino, Pesto, Pine Nuts, Potato, Recipe, Snow peas, Spring, Vegetables, Vegetarian 2 Comments
Crab, Chilli, Garlic and Tomato Tagliatelle with Rocket and Lemon
I stopped by the fishmonger this morning intending to buy some fresh flathead fillets for dinner and froze dead in my tracks. Flathead fillets were $52.99 a kilo! I was stunned. In my mind flathead, delicious as it is, certainly isn’t a delicacy and shouldn’t be … Continue reading
Fresh from the Garden. Cauliflower Florets Crusted with Semolina and Polenta
And today’s spring vegetable is… cauliflower! No we are not a vegetarian household; we’re just still working through all those gorgeous vegetables from my father’s garden. I imagine that this is how our predecessors used to eat. No take away, no pre packaged … Continue reading
Posted in Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Cauliflower, Eggs, Food, Lemon, Polenta, Recipe, Semolina, Spring, Vegetables, Vegetarian 1 Comment