Meatless Monday – Caponata

Winter is here and after a hiatus in blogging, peppered with a trip around Europe and a new job, it feels right to pick this up again. There are some dishes that keeps on giving after it is cooked, and this generous dish by Yotam Ottolenghi is definitely one of those. Caponata is a Sicilian… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Caponata

Meatless Monday: Ottolenghi’s Kosheri

Starting Meatless Monday with this recipe from Ottolenghi’s cookbook, Ottolenghi: The Cookbook.  This is a completely unfamiliar dish for me, so cooking this felt a bit like reading a choose your own adventure book. So what is Kosheri? According to Wikipedia it’s: Kushari, also koshary, kosheri or koshari (Egyptian Arabic: كشرى, [ˈkoʃæɾi]), is an Egyptian dish of rice, macaroni and lentils mixed together, topped with a tomato sauce, some… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Ottolenghi’s Kosheri

Catching up at The Bridge Room

Sometimes (actually a lot!) in life, one can have too many photos sitting site unseen and not enough time to catch up with friends. Through Lemonpi’s sheer persistence, a group of us manager to find our way at The Bridge Room. After multiple attempts of trying to find a date, the heavenly calendar finally opened… Continue reading Catching up at The Bridge Room

Meatless Monday: Shepherd’s Pie with Lentils

Winter is well and truly here. The weather has turned from the pretty leaves on the ground stage to doonas and incredibly unattractive long john stage. With that in mind, comfort food is the way to go and nothing spells out comfort food like Shepherd Pie. This particular recipe was taken from  with a few… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Shepherd’s Pie with Lentils

MSG #19 – Sydney Portugal Community Club Restaurant Marrickville

After talking about doing a planned tour of Sydney’s Community Club, we finally went to our second community club as one of the Midweek Supper Group outings (the Japanese Club, being the first and I still need to blog it!).  Yewenyi suggested the Portuguese Community Club in Marrickville and that fit the bill of being… Continue reading MSG #19 – Sydney Portugal Community Club Restaurant Marrickville