Archive for: Food Glorious Food

Jul 14th, 2011

Beef casserole with fennel and stuff

1 tablespoon olive oil 4 brown onions cut into eighths 4 stalks celery diced 4 cloves garlic crushed 5 shortcut bacon rashers diced 1.5kg topside beef roast diced 1 bottle of red wine, less the small glass you poured to check it’s fit to drink.* 1 fennel bulb diced (white part only) 4 carrots diced […]

Jul 13th, 2011

Last night’s dinner

Take: One pork roast with perfect crackling (even if I do say so myself) Roast potato and sweet potato Steamed broccoli Garlic roasted brussel sprouts – lots of crispy bits! Fennel, apple and red onion drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and baked till caramelised Add: Eyes slightly bigger than one’s tummy. Results: Eat […]

Jun 22nd, 2011

Wordless Wednesday

I took Caitlin shopping with me. It was on special. What can I say? I was weak.

May 11th, 2011

Chicken udon soup

Another in my “write it down so you don’t forget what you did” series of impromptu recipe creations. This is the sort of thing that happens when I haven’t even begun to think about dinner till after 7pm and the thought of pizza delivery makes me feel slightly ill. 3 serves of udon noodles (I […]

Feb 20th, 2011

Weekend woes and wins

It’s been hot and humid all weekend. I’ve got a lurgi that comes with a sore throat, headache, shakiness and mild nausea – every time I try and do anything other than sit on the lounge I end up a gasping, sweaty, can’t stand unsupported mess. We’ve gone nowhere and done nothing except housework and […]

Dec 12th, 2010

Sundays in My City – Happy birthday Adam!

Hosted by Unknown Mami Today was Adam’s 42nd birthday. The day began with the obligatory breakfast and presents in bed and then on to some slight silliness with Christmas tree decorating. Caitlin asked Adam to put an angel on the top of the tree. So he did. The Angel on top of our tree He […]