October 12, 2012 § 3 Comments
Most mayonnaise that you can buy is pretty underwhelming, if not entirely horrible. And although I think Thomy is ok, making mayonnaise at home is so easy and it’s so damn tasty. I favour a more Japanese-style mayo, with rice vinegar and a nice lightly-flavoured oil such as peanut or canola or rice bran. I can’t tell you anything about their respective health benefits (or otherwise), you’ll have to work that out for yourself. Olive oil, I find, is too strong for mayonnaise and overwhelms the all-important egg flavour.
October 5, 2012 § Leave a comment
Summer is coming! I can feel it in the air and see it in the dawn light waking me up at 5 am (come on, daylight savings). So why am I still making soup? Because you can’t be too careful, and this is Melbourne, and in no time at all I’ll be back under the doona covers reading YA fiction and wishing I had some soup.
August 24, 2012 § Leave a comment
I left this one about 15 minutes too long in the oven so it’s overly brown on top (I was doing my dismal tax return), but it still tasted perfect. And look at those layers! This is a recipe you can, and should, learn by heart.
August 20, 2012 § Leave a comment
Sorry about the horrible pun.
I became officially unemployed last Friday, so even more serious austerity measures are being adopted to keep myself afloat during this hopefully brief period without an income.
This means vegetarian black bean chili. And we don’t need to have a conversation about whether or not beans go in chili because this one doesn’t even have meat. Take that, internet food geeks.
August 3, 2012 § 2 Comments
Yes, I am really giving you a recipe for honey joys. A recipe which you can find on the back of the box of the main ingredient required to make them. Really. But not so much because I think you need the recipe, but because perhaps you forgot that honey joys exist?