A recent trip to Japan was the inspiration behind Jen’s latest recipe: Asian steamed buns. These are a fantastic dinner, and perfect as an afternoon beer snack. It is not a quick recipe, so make them for a gathering. They will be in high demand. Marinate the meat the night before to ensure the chicken has maximum flavour. [Read more…] about Asian steamed buns
Recently, we had the great pleasure of going mushroom picking with a friend who lives near a pine plantation. Being city folk, we don’t have a strong connection with food from its source, so it was a real joy and huge educational experience to go looking for edible mushrooms with the kids. [Read more…] about Food from the source – pine mushrooms
Quinoa is one of those new generation grains that has loads of benefits – mostly that it is gluten free for coeliacs and people with gluten intolerance. However, it is not just for those with gluten issues. It is a lovely light grain that works really well in salads and beautifully with lamb.