Tag Archives: leftovers for lunches

Eggplant Tomato Soup

Eggplant Tomato Soup

Maybe my favourite thing ever is when cold weather mixes with gorgeous early summer produce. Australia is in the middle of one of its wettest and coolest summers on record (it’s only 25 C! woe, according to the Aussies!). This does mean that everything is lush and green and growing, though, so the produce these… Read more

Quinoa, Beet, and Chorizo Salad

Quinoa, Beet, and Chorizo Salad

I don’t think the photo does justice to just how tasty this meal is! I rather impulsively bought a package of organic quinoa the other day, and was tickled pink to discover this lovely recipe in a new salads cookbook my mum got me (thanks mum!). It combines so many things nice—the slightly sweet roasted… Read more

Dathipa’s Sweet & Sour Chicken

Dathipa’s Sweet & Sour Chicken

At my previous job in Sydney, I had the extreme good fortune of working in a multi-cultural store, and every day something new would come up about someone’s home—I guess standing around at the registers on a quiet day makes for good conversation! If you were really lucky, you’d walk into the tea room just… Read more

Baked Beef Stew

Baked Beef Stew

Right now is probably one of the few times of the year when weather in the northern and southern hemispheres is roughly the same. Cool, but with the occasional gloriously sunny day. And the occasional stretch of really cold rainy days where all one craves is a wonderful, thick stew. I don’t have a solution… Read more