Today I received my very first tray of beautiful, locally sourced and grown Yuzu. This is my first time being acquainted with the fresh fruit. All my past experiences with Yuzu were with the dried peel, dehydrated tea powder and bottles of syrup. I think it goes without saying that the fresh fruit really beats […]Read more "Tray of sunshine"
There are so many variants of Chocolate Chip Cookie recipes out there that you ‘d be hard pressed not to find one that suits your own personal cookie preference. For me, as long as they are exactly like (or very similar to) the ones you get at Subway, then I know that I am on […]Read more "Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe"
To me, Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino is the Italian pasta dish that everybody should know and love. What makes this dish so successful is that as simple and uniquely Italian as it is, most of it’s main ingredients are found across a multitude of food cultures across the world. Garlic for example is fundamental in Asian, Middle East & […]Read more "Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino"
This is the first harvest of kale from our garden this year. To the left is a variety called ‘Drawf Blue’ and to the right is ‘Black Toscana’. I didn’t take many leaves off the parent plants because I want them to keep growing strong – and Spring has only really just begun. This lot however is just […]Read more "First Spring Kale Harvest"
I called these ‘Indian Inspired Spiced Meatballs’ because they really are just that – meatballs flavoured with typical Indian spices. I am not sure if these are ‘purely’ Indian and nor can I guarantee that my spice proportions are authentically accurate – they sure taste great though. These are so easy to make – I […]Read more "Indian Inspired Spiced Meatballs"
I have no real fancy name for this Quiche. The best I could come up with was “Quiche Aux Choux” – but I am not French and although Google Translate so confidently translated “Quiche with Brassica” for me, when I tried it in reverse it merely came up with “Quiche Cabbage”. Although that is not […]Read more "Brassica Quiche"
EARL CANTEEN It’s official. I have overdone my Earl Canteen experience in a span of 3 weeks. I was afraid this would happen – the novelty of being conveniently located a minutes walk from this place had finally worn off. Or did it? The novelty I speak of relates in particular of their Pork Belly sandwiches […]Read more "Earl Canteen"