A low carb pasta bake with no pasta? How is that possible? Simple, really, replace the pasta with zucchini rounds - and if you add the zucchini at the last minute it holds its shape and texture. No soggy zucchini - slightly al dente /ælˈdɛnteɪ - cooked to be firm to the bite. I have … Continue reading Zucchini Bake – A Low carb pasta bake with no pasta!
As a household of just two now, I have learnt to cook enough for a meal without having a load of leftovers. But when it comes to potatoes, I still work with the 'one for the pot' as my mum did when I was a kid. Needless to say, there are leftovers these days without … Continue reading Mashed Potato & Bacon Fritters
Okay, so perhaps not a dish for anyone on a diet, but for busy mum with a hungry tribe to feed - perfect!
If you are a child born in the 1960's in New Zealand, your mum will have her version of this dish in her recipe book somewhere. I think mine is pretty close to my mum's - I'll have to ask her if I got it right!
I shared with you a recipe from a young friend who had lived in a student flat on a meagre income while he was studying. It was a delicious and heartwarming chicken stew made from the leftover roast chicken from Sunday night. That 300 grams of leftover roast chicken made a really tasty dinner which … Continue reading Leftovers again? What was I to do? Time to get a bit creative in the kitchen…..