Tag Archives: Dinner

What we cooked – some 2011 favourites

It has been almost a year since our last post as we have been busy working, traveling, and getting engaged. However, we have been enjoying cooking a range of different recipes. Here are a few of our favourites from 2011. … Continue reading

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Bill’s Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

After making Stolen Lamb last weekend we had a surplus of sourdough bread and decided to make one of Bill Granger’s winter soups. Although it took a couple of hours to get on the table, due to all of the roast veggies … Continue reading

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Stolen Lamb

Arni Kleftiko, or Stolen Lamb, from George Calombaris’ Greek Cookery from the Hellenic Heart. is the perfect recipe for a hearty winter’s meal. Although it is reasonably simple to prepare, this dish takes time – allow at least 3 hours cooking … Continue reading

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Midweek Pork and Bok Choy

Pork and bok choy were both on special this week, so we bought them not knowing what we would cook. A quick search on Jamie Oliver’s site found a simple recipe for each – dinner was on the table in … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Puttanesca (aka Whore’s Spaghetti)

This is one of our favourite dishes from our most used cook book – 5 of the Best, by Valli Little. We both love our pasta and have it at least once a week, and this dish is made up … Continue reading

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A Spanish Feast

We have enrolled in a WEA cooking course, Authentic Spanish Cuisine. It wasn’t easy to decide which cuisine to pick (Greek, Thai, Italian and Spanish), but we eventually settled for Spanish after loving the food when in Spain last year. The first … Continue reading

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Risotto for the Athlete

On Friday night we cooked a very healthy risotto from Survival of the Fittest, an Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) cookbook featuring a collection of athletes’ favourite recipes. While some of us enjoyed it (Craig), others (Jess) thought that it was a little … Continue reading

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