One Pot Chunky Chicken Risoni Soup

During last year’s first lockdown when there were grocery shortages aplenty, I was really surprised that there was always Orzo in stock. Here in Australia, it’s usually called Risoni, but it’s the same short cut pasta, the size and shape of a large grain of rice. The entire pasta aisle was wiped bare except for boxes and packets of risoni … Read More

Simple Dinners 26 / Pumpkin and Carrot Soup with Roasted Chickpeas

I am calling it now – June is the month of soup! Comfort food is all I want to eat now that the temperatures have dropped and winter is truly here. Steaming bowls of Pho from my favourite Vietnamese place. Chicken Noodle Soup to soothe my never-ending cold (three weeks and counting). And thick and comforting Roasted Pumpkin and Carrot … Read More

The Craving

I am a little bit obsessed with Mexican food at the moment. I’m tempted to put guacamole and black beans with almost everything I eat and I’ve been to the Guzman Y Gomez store in Australia Square so many times in the last few weeks that the staff have practically memorised my order. I’ve initiated ‘Taco Tuesday’, a Mexican dinner … Read More

Chicken Pho

I have been a little naughty, and have missed a few Daring Cooks challenges in the last few months due to lack of time and inspiration. But when I saw this month’s challenge, hosted by the lovely Jaden of Steamy Kitchen, I knew that I would dust off my tongs and get back into the game. The challenge was to … Read More