Tag Archives: vegetarian

Chestnuts

Saturday morning at the farmers’ markets at EPIC has become a much-loved ritual for A and me, and is one of the times I feel most Canberra-proud: wonderful produce, unpretentious location, good coffee, fresh crepes and the inability to walk … Continue reading

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Quinoa patties

I seem to be much better at doing Tuesday culinary experiments than writing about them. The fact that it is Tuesday and frequently rushed provides constraints that, I think, keeps the food realistic, though it turns out that getting time … Continue reading

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Blackberries

While cycling around the lake last week, I was tempted by several ripening patches of blackberry bushes. Eventually I couldn’t resist – at a particular accessible bush, almost underneath the King’s Avenue Bridge, my lovely and very patient companion waited … Continue reading

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Experiments with cherries

My new year’s resolutions for 2013 are fairly practical, and provide some structure for continuing to be creative (in photography and cooking) and active. In 2013, when it is possible, Tuesday night will be my kitchen experiment night. So about … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Christmas tartlets (and a birthday picnic)

A request for a fuss-free birthday celebration led to a lunchtime birthday picnic in the rose gardens next to Old Parliament House. We headed down to find a shady place under a tree, with big tupperware containers full of Thai … Continue reading

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Beetroot, broccoli and fetta salad

Back in August, A and I spent five hot, busy, exciting days in a terrific little airbnb apartment in the East Village in New York. My friend K, recently permanently in New York and simply one of the best people … Continue reading

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Pomegranate quinoa salad with strawberry, fetta and mint

On Saturday evening, I cooked dinner for a very dear friend, partly to celebrate her very welcome return from overseas adventures. I enjoyed the excuse to experiment with the rather lonely pomegranate that had been sitting on my kitchen bench … Continue reading

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