Entertaining

Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Ingredients

There is a vast range of ingredients suitable for a vegetarian barbecue. Most vegetables and some fruits can be barbecued, even salad leaves. Here, I have a list of commonly used vegetarian barbecue ingredients, starting from mock meats: 1. Mock Meats • Veggie burgers and patties • Veggie schnitzels like Quorn, Fry’s or Suzy Spoon’s… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Ingredients

Entertaining

Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Equipment

The Barbecue There are a few different types of barbecues you can get in Australia. I find the gas barbecue is the most convenient. You know the ones with a gas bottle attached to them? We own a Weber one like that and we are quite happy with it. It heats up quickly, has great… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Equipment

Entertaining

Entertaining: Introduction to Vegetarian Barbecues

  Australia Day, Queens birthday, public holidays or any sunny day is a good excuse for Australians to fire up their barbecue or barbie as they call it. When you think about it, we are blessed with good weather at this part of the world so that the barbecue season can be extended for as… Continue reading Entertaining: Introduction to Vegetarian Barbecues

Gardein Range · Product Reviews

Product Review: Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n

We seem to be a huge fan of Gardein products and Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n is no exception. This one in particular has a unique flavour that we so like. Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n Ingredients Water, soy protein isolate*, vital wheat gluten*, expeller pressed canola oil*, methylcellulose, organic ancient grain flour (KAMUT® khorasan… Continue reading Product Review: Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n

Restaurant Reviews · Reviews

Restaurant Review: Manjit’s at The Wharf

Manjit’s at The Wharf is overlooking Sydney’s darling: Darling Harbour. They do a modern Indian cuisine style of food here which means they have a contemporary take on classic Indian dishes. It’s open kitchen so you get to see where your food is cooked and how it’s cooked. I must admit, it was quite an… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Manjit’s at The Wharf

All Recipes · Course · Diet · Main Dishes · Vegetarian

Kumera & English Spinach Gnocchi from Harvest Vegetarian

Kumera & English Spinach Gnocchi from Harvest Vegetarian Cookbook is an incredibly time consuming recipe but it’s worth the effort. The recipe below yields quite a bit of gnocchi but don’t fret because gnocchi freezes well. Just lightly dust them with flour and freeze them in a bag. If you don’t have time or energy… Continue reading Kumera & English Spinach Gnocchi from Harvest Vegetarian

Product Reviews

Product Review: Caroline’s Vegetarian Fishless Tuna

Caroline’s Vegetarian Fishless Tuna looks and tastes like tuna. I’d say very close to the real thing. It is a vegan product which now can be purchased in Australia. It is also very practical: you just open the tin, drain your vegetarian tuna and use it the way you like. Caroline’s Vegetarian Fishless Tuna comes… Continue reading Product Review: Caroline’s Vegetarian Fishless Tuna

Health and Wellness

Water: How to Jazz Up Your Water

Dissatisfaction with the taste of water is one of the factors in increasing the possibility of chronic, mild dehydration. Unfortunately, some people do not like the taste of water. They find it bland, flavourless or simply uninteresting. Here’s some tips to jazz up your water to make it more exciting: Add bubbles: Sparkling water has more… Continue reading Water: How to Jazz Up Your Water

Restaurant Reviews · Reviews

Restaurant Review: Yellow, Potts Point – Sydney

Restaurant Review: Yellow, Potts Point – Sydney When I did Bentley’s Bar and Restaurant review, I promised to go and try their sister restaurant, Yellow and tell you all about it. I am keeping my promise. The Place Even though it was our first time, Yellow has been around since 2013. However, in early 2016… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Yellow, Potts Point – Sydney

Ingredients

Ingredient Profile: Fennel

Fennel is a squat, bulbous vegetable which looks like cross between a celery heart and an onion. It has a sweet, anise-like flavour and its fronds resemble dill. Fronds are edible, by the way. So are the seeds. Fennel grows in abundance in the Mediterranean region, and is thus used widely in Italian cuisine. With… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Fennel