Thursday, February 23, 2012

Basic Menu

Still Life with Bread, Cereal Ears and Eggs Photographic Print

Tuesday ~ Pies, Peas, & Wedges
Wednesday ~ wombuk/wombok)
Thursday ~ Spinach Crepes with Creamy Mushroom and Mascarpone Filling
Friday ~ Sticky Sausage & Fennel Coleslaw Lavash Wraps (uses pork chipolatas)
Saturday ~ Pumpkin Noodles
Sunday ~ Vegetarian Japanese Pancakes
Monday ~ Salmon & Potato Salad
Tuesday ~ Egg & Nori Rolls
Wednesday ~ Lemon Spaghettini with Poached Eggs & Rocket
Thursday ~ Pesto Pasta with Zucchini, Feta & Tomato
Friday ~ Chickpea, Haloumi & Rocket Salad
Saturday ~ Vegetable Frittata (broccoli & cauliflower?)
Sunday ~ Coriander & Corn Omelette Rolls salad leaves
Monday ~ Salmon & Broad Bean Bake

left over ingredients:
baby corn
sweet potato

Success from last week:
Pumpkin, Chickpea & Spinach Dhal I was dreading this, but my husband used silverbeet and I had leftovers for lunch yesterday, delicious. I asked him for recipe to share, maybe I find spinach too slimy in these types of dishes
Spinach Crepes with Creamy Mushroom and Mascarpone Filling

Interesting Recipes:
Zucchini, Dill & Feta Fritters
Zucchini & Haloumi Fritters with Tabouli
Janella's Aduki, Pumpkin & Ginger Casserole, to compare to what we made last week
Janella's Miso Soup using miso paste
Brown Rice Fried Rice (uses left-over brown rice)
Chickpea Tabouli with Walnuts & Cauliflower
Chicken, Hummus & Tabouli Wrap
Chickpea, Haloumi & Rocket Salad
Bread Salad
Bread Salad with Sumac Chicken
Hummus, Cheese & Tabouli Pockets
Haloumi, Lentil & Rocket Salad
Yellow Split Pea & Bean Salad with Chive Dressing
Sumac Chicken & Hummus Wraps

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Penny Pinching Menu

Marshmallow Hearts for Valentine's Day Photographic Print

Yes it it February, the month of Valentine's Day and back to school. I had to buy a shares in a printer and different things. But my daughter is well on her way to her first day of class at uni. At home here, the food I expect will go further, once we stock up on a few things. So we have dipped into my bean store.

Tuesday ~ pies
Wednesday ~ pizza
Thursday ~ pies
Friday ~ Pumpkin, Chickpea & Spinach Dhal
Saturday ~ Aduki Bean & Pumpkin Soup
Sunday ~ Spaghetti with Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes
Monday ~ Pies & Chips again
Tuesday ~ Spaghetti Alla Puttanseca

Wednesday ~ Spaghetti Carbonara with Broad Beans needs bacon and cream, leek parmesan
or Broad Bean and Silverbeet Soup needs can lentils
Thursday ~ Tomato & Borlotti Bean Soup
Friday ~ Greek Bean & Silverbeet Stew
Saturday ~ Potato & Egg Salad
Sunday ~ Spinach Crepes with Creamy Mushroom and Mascarpone Filling
Monday ~ Aduki Bean Chilli

Potato & Corn Salad

Success from last week:

both excellent
Wednesday ~ Cheesy Bacon & Pea Macaroni
Thursday ~ Spaghetti Carbonara (uses broad beans)
Chicken Burritos with Brazilian Black Beans the flavours in this were very well thought out, highly recommended. We actually made soft tacos, and we think if we made it again we would also make them. This time we used chicken fillets, but mince would be lovely I think as suggested.

Interesting recipes:
Maria's Vegemite Spaghetti Maria is a very good cook, I will have to try this when I get the courage
Minted Pea & Broad Bean Penne
Silverbeet, Broad Bean & Rice Soup
Sausage, Broad Bean & Mint Pasta