With so many food items being produced in unnatural environments, almost every edible is available year round. If you have had anything to do with gardening in the past, you will know that its almost impossible to have ALL fruits and vegetables growing ALL year round.
Somehow I always seem to have a pile of carrots and half a celery plant in my crisper.
I am practicing budgeting more tightly this month and learning how to make do more, so I looked at my wild mushroom quinotto last night and wondered what to make with what I had, to go with it.
This is a super easy, light and crunch salad perfect for summer and great with fish as a side dish.
I whipped up this super yummy pie the other night and seriously – it took less than 2 minutes to put together. It was VERY yummy and best bit was the high protein, low carb combo makes it a great dish for weight loss.
Here’s the recipe – whip it up tonight and see what the family thinks!
I woke up this morning on Day 8 of my Eco Mum Dukan Diet and I was really craving something sweet.
I have just started the Cruise Phase of the Diet and today is my pure protein day – so there’s no vegetables to be had.
We have a delightfully spoiled pooch who lives with us and was formerly used to blue vein cheese, rump steak every night and coffee straight out of his Master's cup.
Whilst pushing my daughter on her swing set the other day, underneath the pine trees in our yard, I was looking at the huge mushrooms that had been popping up over several weeks.
I had such fun making my slow cooked, very rich lamb stock. I had all different types of bones – shins, knuckles, ribs in the pots and some vege and lots of spices. It simmered on my fire place for a day or so and when the fire was off it was simmering on my stove for another day or so. All in all it made the house smell delish and produced the most wonderful stock – which I promptly used in a Pumpkin Soup recipe.
I had some left over as well as scraps of lamb from the bones so I came up with something else lovely to make so as not to waste anything...
I don’t know about you, but by the afternoon and early evening I am starting to fade and oftentimes cannot be bothered cooking. Sometimes I’ll whip up something fabulous but usually it takes a good 15 minute pep talk and a glass of vino to get me in the mood.
This is just a quick post today because its super duper easy and fast to make... I just used the hot oven I had cooked in and it worked a treat!
I was cutting up lemons for my Lavender Cordial recipe and noticed that the lemons I had showed HUGE amount of pith and zest.
Up until recently I had never before tried potato and leek soup. I always thought leeks were some kind of a weird green vegetable and could not fathom how they would taste mixed with potato. Something like mashed lawn clippings – or so I thought!