A sneaky little trick to turn mushrooms into scallops! A simple dish, beaming with flavour.
A simple weeknight meal that can be prepared ahead. Perfect for leftover lunchbox meals too!
This simple recipe packs a flavoursome punch. Great for Summer with an ice cold beer out on the warm deck… if you have one! If not, don’t worry, it’s still a great dish!
What am I currently obsessed with?
• Soba Noodles
• Sparkling Water
This dish from Jamie’s 15 minute meals IS as good as it looks. As goes with most of Jamie’s 15 minute meals, it takes more like 30 minutes, but if you make this every week, I’m sure you could have it down in 15 minutes no problems.
It looks great at tastes fantastic!
A flavoursome dish that packs a punch. Easy enough to prepare after work without turning the kitchen into a bomb site!
This dish is from the book Bali: The Food of My Island Home by Janet De Neefe. A vegetarian noodle dish with real flavours.
A mushroomy Asian dish I give a whirl from Donna Hay. I think there is room for improvement on this one!
Simple, easy, tasty… what more could you want? The orange element comes from marmalade instead of fresh oranges. I have altered the recipe below as we found it got a bit too bitter where the noodles didn’t get tossed properly. Feel free to alter it to your tastes of course. And if you love chilli,
I know a lot of people rag on Donna Hay, and she can be rather ditzy on TV, but I’ve had great success with her recipes; and her magazine is what initially sparked my interest in cooking. So, of course I bought her new book; Simple Dinners…. and of COURSE, meatballs were the first dish
I was a bit reluctant to cook this as Hamsley had protested on numerous occasions he doesn’t like poached chicken. He didn’t seem thrilled to find me poaching chicken on the stove, but I stuck with it as the picture in the magazine looked so good. By the end of eating two serves, he exclaimed
Ms G’s would have to be one of the coolest new places around. It got to the last day of our three day stay in Sydney, and we were both feeling miserable and exhausted from cramming in as much as possible, and we were just trying to take it easy. We had a look what
My Thermomix got delivered yesterday, and after a demo with some of my friends, the big question was; what do I make first?! Hamish loves his beef stroganoff, and I barely make it because it takes such a long time and I can never been bothered standing around in the kitchen slaving away to make
FOUND! Good Cendol in Melbourne! …. well the suburbs of Melbourne… Clayton to be specific! With the menu changing daily, and updates about the menu being released on via their twitter account, there are many opportunities to try a variety of delicious treats from the motherland. Tea Tarik Victor and his wife come from Melaka
I thought I’d review my favourite place for Malaysian food, Straits. It’s located in the outer suburb of Wantirna, and is constantly busy. You used to be able to just wonder in and get a table. Now, if you don’t book, good luck to you. Popiah I’ve wanted to try Popiah ever since I saw
I’ve been wanting to try Chillipadi Mamak Kopitiam for quite some time now, but it was quite out of the way for someone on the east side to check out on a whim. So I asked a fellow food blogger and and her family (hubby + two kids aged 1 and 5) to join me
This was actually the third cooking the books gathering. I still haven’t blogged the second gathering, but you can see Thanh’s round up instead. We weren’t able to get into The Cooking Space, so Cherrie was lovely enough to open up her home (especially her kitchen), to host the Thai food feast. Shock horror! I
It was after finishing the food from the Christmas high tea I held for my friends (which I intend to blog soon!). It was after eating so many sausage rolls, party pies and other puff pastry morsels I said “NO MORE!! I want some Asian flavours but I want them with rice vermicelli noodles!!”. I
I survived the cookbook challenge. 52 weeks. 52 recipes. 52 different themes. I started off so well, but then it got to “insect” week. I had a few recipes flagged, it was going to be snail scrolls, but with the combination of moving out of home, and being terrible at catching up on missed challenges,
I revisited a previously blogged about recipe recently. The photo on the original blog post was just horrible! I wanted to see how much my photography has improved, and what a difference. I’m still not 100% happy with the photo above, but it’s much better that the original. I took more time and care making
Week 16 Theme: Noodles Cookbook Used: 1000 Best Ever Recipes from AWW Author: The Australian Women’s Weekly I love noodles. I thought I’d be more inspired to make noodles this week; but after flicking through about 8 cookbooks, I was struggling to find something I really wanted to make. I hoped the answer
As you may have seen in a previous post, a few of us went out for flaming crepes a few weeks ago. Before having dessert we wanted to have some dinner, so we went to a Chinese / Malaysian restaurant just a few doors down. I had the curry laksa which was very very bland.
A while ago I tried a place in Camberwell that I had walked past quite a few times and always wanted to go in. Being half Malaysian, I’m usually craving some kind of Malaysian cuisine, usually curry laksa! So Nerdy Rob and I headed down to give this place a go. We wondered in for
Mid week cooking postings have been a bit rare as of late haven’t they? This week I attempted a very easy pho recipe from the new Donna Hay magazine. I am a big fan of pho as you may remember from my previous pho adventures. Most recipes I’ve seen have about 600 different ingredients to
Instead of spending money on going out, I got together with Iron Chefs; Rob, David and Jason, for a cook off. We decided to try a Japanese soba noodle salad. I’ve been wanting to try noodle salads for ages, and since the weather is getting warmer, healthy salads are always a great option. I have