Vietnamese Pho is a delicious soup of rice noodles and thinly sliced rare beef in a rich spiced beef bone broth. Topped with Thai mint and basil and mung bean sprouts, this dish is a feast for the senses and also incredibly nourishing. If beef bone broth is normally too full-on for you, this is a great version to try, as the spices really alter the flavour and smell for the better! If you are […]
Bread-making used to be an intimidating idea for me. But over the years I have learned that it is fun and very rewarding. I have made many terrible and inedible loaves of bread in process, but each time learning something new. Sourdough bread-making may seem like an ambitious place to start, but it is actually very simple and more forgiving than yeasted bread-making. The rise times are much slower, the temperature doesn’t matter as much, and […]
When I was a kid my mum had a café, which was well known for having the best sweet and savoury pies in town. I spent many, many hours watching her in the kitchen, mesmerised by the process of creating something so beautiful from a handful of simple ingredients.
Locally grown lemons and limes are finally coming back into season and available at our local veggie market. The limes are currently around $6.99/kg instead of a painful $29.99/kg for imported produce, and I always prefer to buy local in-season produce when I can.
This is my classic granola recipe, give or take a few ingredients depending on what I have on hand at the time. Instead of adding dried fruit at the end, I add it to the mix before it gets baked because I love chewy pieces of fruit in my granola. If little ones are going to be eating this, or if anyone has a hard time with chewing, add the dried fruit in after baking […]
Here is a quick recipe for Friday (I am frantically writing before school pick up). I made this for lunch yesterday, and I am contemplating making it again for dinner tonight because it was so tasty. Paired with a salad and a slice of pizza, this is my kind of Friday dinner. The brown butter almonds along with the lemon zest and tang create the perfect balance of flavours and texture to this dish. Oh, and […]