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Zucchini Latkes Recipe

This is for Bonnie, who asked for the recipe after I mentioned it on Midday with Dan Rodricks a couple of days ago.  sorry I don’t have a picture of the finished product for you, (I’m currently thinking about ice latte for breakfast), but if I did, it would be little pancake-y things browned with the shredded green rinds of the zukes apparent throughout and dolloped with a bit of creamy adobo sauce.   318 more words

Sustainable Living

Bitter Melon Salad with Red Egg

An acquired taste becomes a favorite over the years. Growing up, we’ve always been admonished at the dining table to “Eat your vegetables.” Over time, I have learned to consume my share of veggies not just to keep the peace, but because I’ve actually developed a love for veggie dishes. 288 more words

Eating In

Easy paprika prawns with minted peas and beans

I can’t say it’s worth getting the barbecue out for this recipe. It cooks in the blink of an eye and it’s much less faff if you just stick everything on a hot griddle pan. 291 more words

Midweek Meals

Weekend Cooking and Cook it Up: Black bean patties, hearth bread and pizza!

Trish’s Cook It Up!: A Cookbook Challenge  encourages us to use our cookbooks more. And I managed to do just that this week!

I owe this one to my mum who was flipping through the May issue of… 903 more words


The Third Plate by Dan Barber

Living in the age of more creates some unique opportunities.  While we are enjoying going out and eating larger than ever portions with meals that fill platter size plates and every fast food joint now not just offering you up the fries, but also asking you if you want to SUPER SIZE that, or more sneakily, “what size would you like?” 603 more words


Zesty Blueberry Jam

I love the oomph! that orange zest gives to my favorite blueberry crisp, so when i was overwhelmed by blueberries this year and had to make blueberry jam, I definitely wanted the flavor to be a winner…so orange was in the mix! 797 more words

How To

Weekend Cooking and Cook it Up!: My cookbooks

Trish at Love, Laughter and Insanity is hosting a cookbook challenge! The details are over at her blog but she’s left it up to us to decide whether to focus on one cookbook a month or perhaps, … 561 more words