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
There comes a time in every gardener's life when you find yourself with too many zucchini. Signs of an over abundant zucchini plant include your neighbors finding a few in the letterbox and the kids asking for beans and broccoli... anything but another zucchini dish. Thankfully, as kids, we never had that problem. Mum would … Continue reading Zucchini Fritters
Frittata is the Italian equivalent of a quick and easy lunch. The hardest part is balancing the flavours of the ingredients you use, so that each bite gives you a mouthful a different flavours, both sweet and salty, dancing on your palate. You will need a non-stick fry pan with a heat proof handle for … Continue reading Frittata
Preserving your Tomato Passata... Cook once, eat twice..or maybe five or six times!
In Italian, the word Gnocchi means little knuckles. Many people are under the impression that it is difficult to make gnocchi at home....but nothing could be further from the truth. In my opinion, they are one of the easiest types of pastas to make. Once the potatoes are cooked, you can have them ready in … Continue reading Gnocchi w/ Sugo di Pomodoro Fresco (fresh tomato sauce)
In anticipation of all the fabulous festivities which will accompany Australia day, we have sparked up the creativity in the H&T Kitchen, and added little pizazz to the humble lamington. Bonzer!!! Dinky-di (original) Lamingtons were first created through an accident at work by a maid-servant to Lord Lamington, the thoroughly-British (pommy) eighth Governor of Queensland. … Continue reading Berrylicious Lamingtons
A crumbed & lightly grilled summer side.
Get your Zucchini on... It's Summer!
It's the recipe for real pesto, taught by our Ligurian aunt and a nostalgic memory which takes us back to our family Summer holiday's.