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roast vegetable tagine

roast vegetable tagine with harissa chickpeas

Roast vegetable tagine is the vegetarian version of beef casserole. It’s warm and hearty and just the thing you need when it’s cold outside, although it works perfectly well on a mild summer’s evening too. Serve it with couscous and a dollop of yoghurt…

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October 8, 2017
roasted vegetable and couscous salad

roast vegetable couscous salad

Roast vegetables combined with some kind of grain is an easy way to make a delicious dinner. If you make enough, it works for leftovers the next day, and when you’re rushing off to work or having to pack lunch boxes, that’s a win/win. The thing…

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April 29, 2017
ham and cheese quiche

Mini quiches

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Mini quiches came home via a year 3 cooking class. Once a week, Rose,the teacher aid, would take a group of children from the class to the school kitchen and they would cook something. It was always simple offerings: Anzac Biscuits and mini quiches were…

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July 30, 2016
reading may

Reading… MAY

Reading May…It’s been a busy month of reading. I don’t usually get through four books in four weeks, but something happens when I read crime fiction. I am compelled to keep reading even when my eyelids start to droop. Its just a matter of…

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May 30, 2016
dahl ingredients


Dahl is another family staple…a quick throw every thing in the pot solution to dinner that takes around 30 minutes, or a dish to include in your curry banquet.…

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April 2, 2016