There seems to be a growing number of claims regarding the health benefits of the humble pomegranate. Similarly, we also see an increase in the number of pomegranate derived products in the health food store. (I sense you may be asking a "chicken or egg" question). In the meantime, while Western Science continues it's research … Continue reading Quinoa & Bean Salad
Certain times of the year, all hell breaks loose (ie End of Financial Year, Christmas, Easter and everything in between) when you literally don't have time to scratch yourself. That's when you need to bring on the heavy artillery and prepare a double quantity of this salad! Packed with a long list of super healthy ingredients, … Continue reading Loaded Vegetarian Grain Salad
Icy cold beer in one hand.. piping hot corn cob in the other... the perfect balance for a good weekend. Here's an easy recipe to satisfy all the vegetarian barbecuers around the world. Inspired by Mamasitas Restaurant in Melbourne, this simple corn recipe can be served as an accompaniment at your next outdoor event, or … Continue reading The Best BBQ Corn Ever!
We love our Zucchinis (otherwise known as Summer Squash) and Summer is the season to eat lots of them. At the Hare and Tortoise Kitchen we are becoming very creative on how we can consume this glorious fruit as we seem to have an endless supply of zucchini in the garden. They would have to … Continue reading Grilled Zucchini Summer Salad
Broccoli are great to have in the backyard. After you have picked the first head of broccoli. The plants shoot out broccolini stems all over the place, so you have continual growth of sweet and tender broccolini for at least a month. Now is the season for broccolini, and we have an abundance of this … Continue reading Broccolini Salad w/ Maple Glazed Sweet Potato, Pine Nuts & Goats Cheese
Quinoa, is a great ingredient to serve as a side dish, main or dessert. Because it is an ancient grain, I feel greater confidence in serving it than I do some of the other GM foods available on supermarket shelves today. Quinoa can be served warm or cold, which makes for a great salad. We have … Continue reading Quinoa w/ Radicchio & Gorgonzola Salad
Given that we are getting into the full swing of Autumn (in Melbourne) let's talk a little about Kale. Your local supermarket will generally stock three types of kale, green curly kale, red curly kale and the flatter-leaved Tuscan kale.But if you're feeling a little more adventurous, then you can head down to your local nursery … Continue reading Wilted Kale, Gorgonzola, Pine Nut & Currant Salad
Simple & Fresh! Superfood Quinoa and Tuna Salad... prepare today, eat tomorrow... or eat today if you can't help yourself!
A delicious bitter sweet salad made using Radicchio, Apple, Almonds & Gorgonzola