Archive for: Food Glorious Food


Jul 11th, 2016

Winterfest 2016 – The Peasant’s Feast

The Revolting Peasants were persuaded by nefarious means (ok, Andrew asked me and I said yes) to provide a Saturday night feast for the Winterfest reenactors. We were catering for 100 people. I did my usual thing, when it comes to cooking stuff, of reading lots of different recipes and using an idea from this […]


May 29th, 2016

Ham and cheese scrolls

A photo posted by Mim (@mimblespix) on May 21, 2016 at 2:59am PDT Dough – from bread machine recipe for pull apart bread 2 teaspoons dry yeast 500g bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 tablespoons dry milk powder 25g butter 360ml water 2 tablespoons tomato paste Garlic powder Oregano Basil Diced […]

Jan 5th, 2014

Baked beans for brunch

We had visitors coming for brunch this morning so obviously I decided to make something I’ve never made before without actually following any particular recipe. I’ve wanted to make baked beans for years but have never got around to it. I’m going to be doing it lots from now on, because these were really rather […]

Sep 16th, 2012

Bread and butter pudding

A couple of weeks ago I made this, it was good. I didn’t follow a recipe as such, more like I looked up 3 conflicting recipes and dredged up memories of how I used to make it back when I still lived with my parents and then Nanny Ogged* the process. Then someone asked me […]

Aug 29th, 2012

Leek, spinach and blue cheese frittata

I am so going to cook frittata for dinner more often. Damn this was good. 4 medium potatoes, not peeled, cut into large dice 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 medium leeks, sliced a few sliverbeet leaves and half a bunch of English spinach (because that’s what was in the fridge), stems discarded, sliced 100g blue […]

Mar 20th, 2012

Beef and capsicum casserole

Tonight, in the midst of much kid-wrangling angst I cooked a thing what was yummy. Consequently you get another in the “write it down for future reference” series of recipe posts. 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic 4 small brown onions, sliced 4 small bull’s horn capsicums, diced 500g diced beef 800g tin diced […]