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Tag Archives: Summer
Seafood Sunday. Barbecued Whole Snapper With Coriander, Chilli And Lime.
We may well and truly be in the midst of Autumn here in Sydney, but the weather is still hot and humid as we languish through a seemingly endless Indian summer. In our busy household, lazy unscheduled Sundays are a … Continue reading
Posted in Marinades, Pastes and Dressings, Seafood, What I Love to Cook Tagged Barbecue, Chilli, Coriander, Fish, Lime, Snapper, Summer 4 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Strawberry Chia Agua Fresca.
This past week has been almost unbearably hot and humid, and the next seems to promise little relief. To beat the heat, I’m turning to Mexico for inspiration, quenching my thirst with aguas frescas. These ingenious “fresh water” infusions combine still … Continue reading
Posted in Breakfast, Fruit, What I Love to Drink Tagged 5:2 Diet, Beverages, Brunch, Chia Seed, Cooler, Food, Gluten free, Healthy, Lime, Mexican, Mint, Strawberries, Summer 2 Comments
Peak Summer Deliciousness. Roasted Cherry Tomato And Garlic Focaccia.
High summer and we’re inundated with an abundance of impossibly sweet, gloriously fragrant , deeply hued vine ripened tomatoes. At the moment I can’t seem to get enough of the mini cherry and roma varieties. Little peak season flavour bombs … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Pizza, To Serve with Drinks, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Antipasto, Basil, Focaccia, Food, Garlic, Italian, Summer, Tomato, Vegetarian 8 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Lean And Mean Green Vegetable Soup.
This 5-2 fast day Monday I’m beginning the week with a lean and mean green vegetable soup. Figuratively speaking I’m killing two birds with one stone. An effective de-tox to rid my system of the excesses of a Valentine Day’s … Continue reading
Posted in Soup, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5:2 Diet, Fast Diet, Gluten free, Greens, Healthy, Parmesan, Soup, Summer, Vegetarian 17 Comments
Baci Di Fichi. Chocolate Dipped Figs With Roasted Hazelnut Crumbs Or Sea Salt Flakes.
Each year February spells the beginning of an eagerly anticipated fig season. I literally can never get my fill of these lusciously addictive round bottomed beauties. Sweet, savoury or plucked directly from the tree, I try to enjoy them any … Continue reading
Posted in Chocolate, Fruit, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Baci, Chocolate, Dessert, Figs, Gluten free, Hazelnuts, Italian, Sea Salt, Summer 10 Comments
Celebrating Australia Day. Pavlova Roulade With Lemon Curd, Peaches, Raspberries And Coconut.
My lemon tree is bearing fruit this summer. Consistently. At last. Perhaps because in spite of my decidedly non green thumb I’ve remembered to water it. Almost every day. The perfect excuse to make lemon curd. My way. One lemon … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, Sweet Treats, What I Love to Cook Tagged Australia Day, Basil, Coconut, Dessert, Gluten free, Lemon Curd, Pavlova, Peaches, Raspberries, Summer 8 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Tuscan Style Shredded Kale, Fennel And Radish Salad.
Shredded kale as a summer salad hit my radar a couple of weeks ago dining out at The Fish Shop in trendy Potts Point. Served as an accompaniment to a plate of scallop and corn fritters, it took me completely … Continue reading
Posted in Salad, Vegetarian Tagged 5:2 Diet, Fast Diet, Fennel, Gluten free, Healthy, Italian, Kale, Lemon, Parmesan, Radish, Summer 4 Comments
Lazy Summer Entertaining. Barbecued Flattened Chicken With A Lime And Coconut Pilaf.
Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Never more so than at dinner time when we fire up the barbecue and dine al fresco on the back deck. My idea of holiday cooking is to marinade chicken, beef, lamb, seafood or … Continue reading
Posted in Marinades, Pastes and Dressings, Poultry, Rice, What I Love to Cook Tagged BBQ, Chicken, Chilli, Coconut, Food, Garlic, Ginger, Gluten free, Herbs, Lime, Pilaf, Summer 3 Comments
In Celebration Of My 500th Post. Summer Stone Fruit And Whipped Creme Fraiche Tart.
Sometimes milestones have a way of quietly sneaking up on you and taking you by surprise. Like this one. A little over two years and 500 posts later, I’m amazed that I’m still blogging. Albeit nowhere near as prolifically as … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Fruit, Sweet Treats Tagged Afternoon Tea, Creme Fraiche, Dessert, Food, Nectarines, Pastry, Peaches, Plums, Shortcrust, Summer 17 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 300 Calories. Ottolenghi’s Pomegranate, Tomato And Roasted Lemon Salad.
First post back after an extended Christmas New Year break and I’m slowly and rather reluctantly easing myself back into a 5-2 fast day routine. It’s alarming how quickly two weeks of unfettered feasting and convivial bonhomie can suddenly feel … Continue reading
Posted in Salad, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5:2 Diet, Fasting Diet, Food, Gluten free, Healthy, Herbs, Lemon, Ottolenghi, Pomegranate, Summer, Tomato 13 Comments