We are officially in the middle of Spring, yet we haven’t had many days of clear blue skies and endless days of sunshine, although daylight savings just started which gives us extra light for evening. We’ve had a couple to get us excited and venture outside, but the days have been mostly cool, windy and rainy. Bring on the ‘change of season’ cold, which I get every year. I’ve still managed to recipe test and create new recipes while thinking about you all every day. I missed you guys so much. I’m happy that In My Kitchen has a new home with the beautiful and very talented Liz, author of Good Things. This is where we find new kitchen inspiration from kitchen in every corner of the world. We’d love to see you join us x
I think I’m in love with dried legumes (lentils, beans and peas). This Winter is the first time I’ve ever experimented with them. They were never a staple of our diet or pantry but cooking with dried legumes gave me a new appreciation for them. They’re now a permanent addition to the pantry and eaten at least twice a month. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I need a quick fix of peas, beans and lentils so canned produce will always be found in my pantry. Trying new ingredients goes hand in hand with new recipe inspiration which is where these falafels come in to play. Continue reading
Dinner on the table in under 35 minutes!
If you’ve had chicken with vegetables at your local Chinese restaurant or at the shopping centre food court, then I’ll show you just how easy it is to make this at home yourself. This stir fry is a lot healthier and nowhere near as oily as what you would if you ordered take-out.
Where did July go!? We’re into the eighth month of the year already! I get excited about August as not only is it my birthday but we only have 27 more days until Spring begins! Spring is a lovely time of year as it brings slightly warmer days, baby animals running around the farms and a change of menu – no more slow cooking or stew recipes but more poaching, grilling and salad recipes.