Posts Tagged: in the kitchen

In the Kitchen: Meat Free Meals

There’s something about the summer months that has me leaning towards salads and cold meals, or meals without much meat content. There’s no real logic behind it, other than that generally meat free meals tend to be speedier to make, which is integral when the sun is shining and I’ve been destroyed by the evening… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Turkey Mole

We’ve had a slow cooker for quite a while now, but we usually only use it for a chilli or a chicken pilaf. So with some quieter weekends recently it’s been ideal for trying some new recipes. And I can report that the first of those recipes, a turkey mole, was a huge success. Having never had… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Five Quick Week Night Meals

As much as I love cooking, I have to admit that the last thing I want to do after work is attempt a new, long or complicated recipe. Instead I want something quick and easy but also delicious. Admittedly sometimes I’ll just have beans on toast or a baked potato but most of the time I… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Chicken and Kale Stir Fry

Recently Lau and I have been trying to add more vegetables to our meals as they are definitely something that isn’t an integral part of our diet. Don’t get me wrong we’re not heathens, we do eat vegetables. They’re just more an after thought for the meal and not the main part. Vegetables are generally added… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Chicken Pilaf

At this time of year Sundays have taken on a new tradition in my house,  if I’m not out and about and visiting people, then they tend to be my productive, cosy, homebody day where I don’t leave the house at all, but I get all of the things done. Everything from cleaning, running, napping, reading, Christmas… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Breakfast Scramble

When I was a child, Sunday was the one lazy(ish) day in our house. Every other day the house was a hive of activity from 6:30 onwards – yes even on a Saturday, Saturday was the day of the early morning food shop (my Dad with me and my sisters) and house cleaning/washing (my Mum), gosh we… Read more »