Meatless Monday #4 Potato and Leek Soup and Spain’s Semana Santa

There are some sights that are so unexpected that it stays with you for life. Last year, I was in the midst of Seville’s Semana Santa and saw hundreds of years of traditions re-enacted in the 21st century. Semana Santa or Holy Week is a week long celebration leading to lent. This year Semana Santa… Continue reading Meatless Monday #4 Potato and Leek Soup and Spain’s Semana Santa

Meatless Monday #3 – Lentil burger and happy Australia Day

Happy Austraya Day! Depending on where you live in this continent, you are either basking in the sun or hiding indoor enjoying the cool sojourn from the relentless heat this week. Today also marks the end of the annual Sydney Festival. Sadly I didn’t venture to eat Gelato Messina’s mind bending creations, but I did… Continue reading Meatless Monday #3 – Lentil burger and happy Australia Day

Meatless Monday – #2 Coconut Quinoa Bowl

There is that awkward time in January once the dates acquire double digit that it’s no longer New Year. Double digit January dates are the well meaning toddlers bumping into corners and crying loudly¬†whenever they bump into a New Year resolution and accidentally breaks it or sat. In the normal course of a year these… Continue reading Meatless Monday – #2 Coconut Quinoa Bowl

Meatless Monday – 2015 #1 Indian Ratatouille

Happy New Year! I watched the last day of the year go by in Cairns, and really enjoyed the chilled atmosphere and surprisingly lack of smart phones being pulled out as people watch the firework over the jetty. Makes a nice change and hopefully is a good omen for the year and the remaining 360… Continue reading Meatless Monday – 2015 #1 Indian Ratatouille

Meatless Monday – Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup

There are some dishes that brings you back to a time and place instantly. For me this recipe always brings me back to memories of my first apartment and fending for myself for the first time. Living on a budget, I was after a recipe that can use any cheap ingredients I can get my… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup

Meatless Monday – Mushroom and spinach risotto

If you’re like one of the billion of people who stayed up late or wake up extra early for the World Cup final, you’re probably feeling just as wrecked as I am at the moment. After a series of incredibly long, drawn out matches in the last couple of rounds, nothing made me happier than… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Mushroom and spinach risotto

Meatless Monday – Irish Stew

I’m starting to appreciate the saying “done is better than perfect”, especially when it comes to forming habits. Sometimes making sure I’m on track is more important than creating the perfect blog entry. Sometimes the end goal is the journey, the longer I stay on the path the more likely I am to reach the… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Irish Stew