Category Archives: Brunch

Brunch at Grandpa’s house

My Grandpa has always had a wonderful garden. At the moment he has silverbeet gone to seed all over the place. My grandparents were always very healthy eaters. When I found a bulb of garlic on the back bench I … Continue reading

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Banana pancakes with honey ricotta

I picked up a bunch of very ripe bananas on special at Choku Bai Jo recently. I figured they were a snap. I had some leftover honey ricotta from my apricot cupcakes that I thought would be a delicious topping … Continue reading

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Potato, bacon and brussel sprout frittata

Possibly the only good thing about not going to the farmers market on Saturday morning is that I could stay  in bed until I figure out what I want to make for breakfast. This morning I toyed with classic creamy … Continue reading

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Chestnut pancakes

I came by a bag of Cheznuts chestnut flour recently (it’s available online) and have been very glad to use it. I made some great fettuccine last week, and have been plotting these pancakes for a while. My first batch … Continue reading

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Fluffy buckwheat pancakes

Before we left Daylesford last weekend, I made sure we stopped in the local organic provedore. I gladly bought a bag of beautiful looking buckwheat flour. These pancakes are the first time I’ve used it. Mr Frugii had an amazing … Continue reading

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Kale and potato hash with parmesan and poached eggs

Oh man, this was a GREAT breakfast. I wanted to incorporate some kale into my weekend breakfast, but couldn’t part with the idea of making the rosti I posted about in ‘Swiss brunch’. So I decided to add the kale … Continue reading

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Roasted tomatoes with fried egg and parsley on toast

I am so glad I bought this punnet of mini Roma truss tomatoes at the Capital Region Farmers Market, Canberra. They were delicious as is, but incredible under the grill for 5-10 minutes to intensifytheir juices. This morning they bought … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs with celery heart and smoked trout

The heart of the celery is underrated. I love the pale tender shoots and leaves that come from the middle of the celery and I think they pair perfectly with trout. For Easter a couple of years ago, my friend … Continue reading

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Swiss brunch – rosti, Emmental cheese and poached egg

My old copy of Lonely Planet ‘Walking in Switzerland’ describes the Swiss national cuisine as “sound but unspectacular.” Having always been a lover of green vegetables, I was a little overwhelmed by how much the cuisine was dominated by bread, potato … Continue reading

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Beetroot patties

I developed this recipe for my Meat Free Week cooking demonstration at the Capital Region Farmers Market. In addition to being the basis for great meat free meals, these patties are also egg free. I used chickpea flour for the … Continue reading

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