Thursday, May 26, 2011

Menu Update

Budget modified menu using the ingredients I already have as far as possible, ie reusing the vegetables etc. I have already bought in a different way

Wednesday ~ Winter Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup with Herbed Yoghurt
Thursday ~ Lemon Spaghettini with Poached Eggs & Rocket
Friday ~ Moroccan Pumpkin Soup
Saturday ~ Zucchini, Carrot & Corn Pancakes
Sunday ~ Baked Mushroom Risotto
Monday ~ Lemon, Lentil and Spinach Soup

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Saturday, May 14, 2011


Tuesday ~ Tuna, Leek & Pumpkin Quiche
Wednesday ~ Winter Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup with Herbed Yoghurt (uses pumpkin)
Thursday ~ Bacon & Roast Vegetable Penne (uses pumpkin)
Friday ~ Stir-fried Vegetables on Asian Style Coconut and Pumpkin Polenta
Saturday ~ Tuna & Olive Salad
Sunday ~ Greek Meatballs (from The Cook & The Chef)
I figured if it had cloves in the tomatoes, it would actually taste Australian because that is a taste of Ezi-sauce sauce
Monday ~ Spiced Meatballs in Cream Sauce
Tuesday ~ Chilli-Bean Nachos
Wednesday ~ White Chilli Chicken

will add the other stuff later when I see how much money or vegetables I have to work with.

Thursday ~ Lasagne & Chips
Friday ~ Chow Mein
Saturday ~ spinach
Sunday ~ Pork Chow Mein
Monday ~ Spinach & Salami Pizzas

Swap recipe from last week's Mexican Macaroni Cheese:
Spicy Bean & Rice Pilaf
this was to use up extra coriander and avocado

Interesting recipes: Greek Rice Pudding
Chicken Pasta Bake
Sweet Potato Salad
Barbequed Corn with Tomato & Almond Salad

Saturday, May 7, 2011

One week from here one from there

Here is the other menu that I made up recently, added to my next menu. I have ordered the vegetables so the menu will be be related to that as I haven't been shopping yet. Both my husband and I have the opportunity to go to Coles this week.

Wednesday ~ Paella
Thursday ~ Paella
Friday ~ Spiced Pumpkin & Lentil Soup
Saturday ~ Black-eyed Bean & Vegetable Soup
Sunday ~ Black Turtle Beans and Green Lentil Soup
Monday ~ Spiced Coriander, Lentil & Barley Soup

these two made up on the fly in between a small and large pay
Tuesday ~ Spaghetti Bolognaise
Wednesday ~ Pies, peas, chips & gravy
Thursday ~ Spaghetti Bolognaise
Friday ~ Pizza from Coles
Saturday ~ Pumpkin & Capsicum Frajitas
Sunday ~ Kranksy, Pea & Ham Soup with Brussels Sprouts
Monday ~ Pork Chow Mein (uses wombok/wombuk)
Tuesday ~ Stir-fried Noodles with Pork & Boc Choy

added on the other meals to catch up:
Wednesday ~ Tuna & Broccoli Bread Bake
Thursday ~ Mexican Macaroni Cheese
Friday ~ Bacon & Spinach Macaroni Cheese
Saturday ~ Fragrant Egg Curry
Sunday ~ Cauliflower, Bacon & Split Pea Soup
Monday ~ Japanese pancakes

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Growing Pumpkin, Marrow, Squash & Radishes in Victoria, Australia

Pumpkin Radish