Tag Archives: vegetarian

Tempura mushrooms

My family are Tasmanian. Every new year in Hobart there is a festival called The Taste of Tasmania with stalls selling food made with delicious local produce. There’s beer and wine too. It was many years ago, when the business … Continue reading

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Falafel wraps with herb salad, labne and roast chilli sauce

I finally bit the bullet and made my own falafel. I was a little freaked about making them. It seemed a bit like alchemy, making egg free, gluten free tasty patties from chickpeas. Well, I needn’t have feared. They came … Continue reading

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Falafel

Dissegna Produce have been selling their locally grown chickpeas at the Capital Region Farmers Market for a month or so. They have such wonderful produce so I finally decided to buy some. I knew I wanted to make falafel with … Continue reading

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Biryani

I made this biryani to serve with slow-cooker Rogan Josh. I would normally serve Rogan Josh alongside other curries but couldn’t muster the energy, so I fancied up some rice with deeper flavours than are in the Rogan Josh. I … Continue reading

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Chestnut fettuccine with truffle butter

I was very excited to find a bag of Australian chestnut flour during a recent sneaky trip to The Essential Ingredient. I can get myself into so much trouble in that store, but I’d been wanting some chestnut flour for … Continue reading

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Pea risotto

I was so excited to see fresh peas for sale at the market this weekend. I haven’t seen them for years. I love fresh peas. I made a risotto with this batch. I wanted to highlight the sweetness of the … Continue reading

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Friendship hamper

Friendship is a funny thing isn’t it? In the past week I’ve been lucky enough to visit a very dear friend of mine, with whom I’ve been dear friends for many, many years. But I have also said goodbye to … Continue reading

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Eggplant parmigiana

For some strange reason, when I saw eggplant at the farmers market last weekend I decided I wanted to make eggplant parmigiana. This is strange for me, because I’ve not made parmigiana before, and I don’t really do fried foods. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin curry

A friend of ours gave me a beautiful pumpkin a while back. It was beautiful and I was very glad to have it. I cracked it open tonight to make a pumpkin curry that would go well with Rogan Josh. … Continue reading

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Onion pakora

I made a little Indian dinner tonight. I thought it would be fun to make some onion pakora to serve as a starter. They were super duper simple, hugely tasty and perfectly crisp. Makes about 12 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder … Continue reading

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