This Thai Papaya Salad is made with Swede not Papaya because we can’t get Green Papaya here in Queenstown, but Swede is abundant this time of year. Initially I was skeptical, but from what I’ve read Swede and Green papaya are reasonably... Read More | Share it now!
These Spicy Lamb Crostini are absolutely fab. The recipe comes from a recipe in Australian Gourmet magazine March 2000, it was a user request for a recipe from a restaurant in Terrigal NSW called Relish. I can tell you the page with this recipe on it... Read More | Share it now!
I like Mushrooms, but my better half doesn’t like the texture (the flavour is OK). So I was surprised when she brought home a 4 pack of flat mushrooms yesterday. The thing is, as we are on a low cal diet and Mushrooms are really low in calories... Read More | Share it now!
Scallops are great for low calorie days, but they can be a little expensive as I found out recently. I bought a frozen packet of hand dived scallops, which I’m sure are more sustainable than the dredged variety, but I think they cost me... Read More | Share it now!
When I worked in Sydney, a mate and I would frequent China Town eateries. He is Chinese Malay, and would regularly order Hainanese Chicken with rice from the food stalls, and devour it with joy. It always just looked like boiled chicken to me,... Read More | Share it now!
This Chimichurri sauce has a bit of dried chili and a teaspoon of Sambal Olek to give it a slight backheat. It’s not hot at all really, just has a hint of heat that only my father in-law could detect. Chimichurri sauce is simple to... Read More | Share it now!