TWO-POTATO PASTIES WITH HOMEMADE ROUGH PUFF PASTRY (a journey to River Cottage, part 2)

My childhood tuck shop school lunches growing up Down Under often featured the ubiquitous Aussie sausage roll/pie/pasty, all impossible to find in this part of the world unless you are prepared to pay exorbitant prices for factory-made, frozen versions at The English Shop (which, no doubt, many a homesick Aussie is wont to do). These undoubtably healthier veggie […]

JAMIE OLIVER’S FOOD REVOLUTION DAY (+ super-easy recipes for pantry staples: lemon curd, ketchup & garlic-infused olive oil)

In preparation for Food Revolution Day, my home became a test kitchen of sorts. After scouring the internet for recipes to make for our little food club’s Food Revolution Day event, I settled upon the following 3; a zesty lemon curd, a delicious ketchup and a versatile garlic-infused olive oil. I chose these recipes (featured at the end […]

HAPPY FOOD REVOLUTION DAY!

Wishing everyone a happy Food Revolution Day! For those of you who don’t know what it is but would like to find out more, check out Jamie Oliver’s Facebook page (where these images are from) or foodrevolutionday.com. You can also read my previous FRD post or this one by lovely Kenley (of Green Door Hospitality fame). […]

BEETROOT & WALNUT HUMMUS, BABA GANOUSH & GARLIC FLATBREADS (a journey to River Cottage, part 1)

I am unapologetically, unashamedly, unabashedly obsessed with the River Cottage phenomenon and the “real food” philosophy of back-to-basics tour de force Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall! This one-sided love affair began when we (my husband, L and I) were invited to afternoon tea by a friend sometime during the early summer last year. Upon the bookshelf behind me sat a […]

JAMIE OLIVER’S FOOD REVOLUTION DAY- May 17, 2013

Getting caught up in all the busyness of life means I tend to blog “retroactively”, but I aim to change this so that I can share about certain things (such as coming events) in good time. So, with less than 2 weeks to go, I thought it apt I write a little about Food Revolution […]