Courtyard Cooling Chickpea Curry

According to Jo, I am an infuriating just a bit of a visual perfectionist when it comes to creating the images for this blog. Although, all in all, I couldn’t be happier with the photos. Under the circumstances, the photos

Courtyard Cooling Chickpea Curry

According to Jo, I am an infuriating just a bit of a visual perfectionist when it comes to creating the images for this blog. Although, all in all, I couldn’t be happier with the photos. Under the circumstances, the photos

Burmese soup ‘Mohinga’ with yellow split pea fritters ‘baya kyaw’

I made this soup for the first time last year (2012) for my 23rd birthday. I think it turned out fine, but I remember not being completely satisfied with it. Perhaps the thing was no one else knew what it

Burmese soup ‘Mohinga’ with yellow split pea fritters ‘baya kyaw’

I made this soup for the first time last year (2012) for my 23rd birthday. I think it turned out fine, but I remember not being completely satisfied with it. Perhaps the thing was no one else knew what it

A ‘beautiful’ birthday cake, as requested

It was one blue door conspirator’s birthday yesterday (yay yay!), and I consulted Nay on what kind of cake he would like. The ensuing conversation went something like this: “A cheesecake” ‘Ummmm, sure. What flavour?’ ‘I dunno, something yellow, or

A ‘beautiful’ birthday cake, as requested

It was one blue door conspirator’s birthday yesterday (yay yay!), and I consulted Nay on what kind of cake he would like. The ensuing conversation went something like this: “A cheesecake” ‘Ummmm, sure. What flavour?’ ‘I dunno, something yellow, or

Pun’kin soup!

Got me an adorable little pumpkin from Thor at the West End markets, perfect for a NOVELTY SERVING DISH. This souper-simple dish is delish (this is a blog, therefore there will be bad puns and awful rhymes. Deal.) Thai Pumpkin

Pun’kin soup!

Got me an adorable little pumpkin from Thor at the West End markets, perfect for a NOVELTY SERVING DISH. This souper-simple dish is delish (this is a blog, therefore there will be bad puns and awful rhymes. Deal.) Thai Pumpkin

Chickpea Salad in an avocado and coriander salsa

I am not a salad person. It wasn’t until someone pointed out, while eating this salad, that I was in fact consuming salad. It seems that this salad is so good that even people who don’t like salad will eat

Chickpea Salad in an avocado and coriander salsa

I am not a salad person. It wasn’t until someone pointed out, while eating this salad, that I was in fact consuming salad. It seems that this salad is so good that even people who don’t like salad will eat

Dal with a side of green beans

The answer was cooking. The question, if you were wondering, was what we (Jo and I) ought to do with the last two months of living behind this particular blue door on Boundary street. In any case, though, cooking is

Dal with a side of green beans

The answer was cooking. The question, if you were wondering, was what we (Jo and I) ought to do with the last two months of living behind this particular blue door on Boundary street. In any case, though, cooking is

Monday ‘Meat’-ball pasta with vegan parmesan

I overshot the mark with the last night’s vegan sausage rolls, and have been wondering what to do with the leftovers. Looking at the sulky grey day outside, and Nay cocooned in his doona, I knew we needed some warm

Monday ‘Meat’-ball pasta with vegan parmesan

I overshot the mark with the last night’s vegan sausage rolls, and have been wondering what to do with the leftovers. Looking at the sulky grey day outside, and Nay cocooned in his doona, I knew we needed some warm