Recipes

We had my parents over for BBQ over because it was the perfect weather for it. Just before I left the house, I flipped through Ottolenghi's Simple and landed on his burrata with chargrilled grapes and basil. I wasn't sure about it but have kept that...

I put this salad together as Charlie happily played on his bouncing chair. This is my first post since July 2017 and definitely my first post since Charlie's born. Let's see if I can get through to the end before he wakes up from his...

Last Saturday we got up early to go to the Slow Food Market in Abbotsford. The arrival of autumn means rhubarb is getting in season. Hubby adores rhubarb crumble that I make once or twice a year so we bought some. I don't quite feel...

It's rainy in Melbourne today and for once I didn't mind the rain and the chill because I can justify cooking at home rather than going out enjoying the sun. And let's face it, we've been spoiled with gorgeous weather all the way until late...

Tomatoes are popping up everywhere this season! Tomato festival, passata making, free tomatoes from friends and families' backyard and heirloom tomato buffet...

I loooooooove Ras el Hanout!!! The blend I bought has saffron in it and the complexity of the aroma is just...

Couple of weekends ago, I took my parents to the spa country, Daylesford. My first time to Daylesford was about five years ago for our first year dating anniversary. I went back a few times for day trips, had a lovely weekend learning about food...

Chinese New Year is only a few days away. You know, CNY is all about food, families and more food. I know we are having eight dishes for CNY eve, Buddhist vegetarian for CNY day and more fine Cantonese home cook food at night. While...

Last but not least of the grilled fruit series. This time we are using apricots! Especially if they are not too ripe, grilling might be a better idea. There's something about fruit and cheese, I guess it's sweet and savoury? Fig with blue, beetroot with...