Even though my children never get sick of fried rice, I do. But lately I been making Kimchi fried rice. Kimchi is sour and spicy cabbage a fermented product and is great for gut bacteria. There are some great ready-made fresh kimchi products available at Asian grocery stores. This is a great Super Simple meal, ready in less than 20 minutes and as good as any takeaway kimchi fried rice, for a fraction of the cost. [Read more…] about Kimchi fried rice
Can’t get the family to eat Beef bourbuignon or Beef provençal? Try this slow cooked Indonesian braised beef – it is a real hit in my household in the winter months. [Read more…] about Indonesian braised beef
This is a fabulous meal no matter what time of the year, as it works equally well in warm and cool weather. Whether your preference is for skin on or off, or to eat it dry or with the broth: the options are endless. A great Fast and Fresh meal to add to your meal plan. [Read more…] about Poached ginger chicken
Quince season is coming to an end in Australia, and now is the perfect time to poach them or make quince paste. Great in crumbles or served with custard or ice cream for a quick dessert. The Owl and the Pussycat dined on slices of quince (which they ate with a runcible spoon). Here PlanBuyCook shows you how to poach quince to perfection so you can dance by the light of the moon. [Read more…] about In season: poached quince
On ANZAC day, there is the dawn service, the parade, and of course, these great biscuits. Anzac biscuits (cookies for our North American friends) are so named as allegedly they were good biscuits for wives and girlfriends to send to their loved ones in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at war. Because they were baked without the use of eggs, it was said that they did not spoil and would make the long journey intact. [Read more…] about Anzac biscuits
As Easter Friday rolls around, many turn their minds to homemade hot cross buns. Well think no more: we have the best recipe for you (and it’s not even ours!). We can’t really better Karen Martini’s fabulous hot cross bun recipe, so instead we’ve just cooked them up, photographed them, with a few minor amendments. Enjoy!