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
Today's inspiration came from a True Blue Aussie Culinary Delight...the Chocolate Ripple Cake. This dessert is a cinch to make. But don't be fooled by the simplicity of the recipe..it is definitely one for Adults Only consumption. Enjoy!!! 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 1/2 tsp hot water 300ml cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 pkt (300g) … Continue reading Rippled Anzac Biscuits Cake!
There are pine nuts... and then.. there are pinenuts. Typically, here in Australia, there are two types of pine nut sold, the European pine nut (grown throughout Europe and the Middle East) and the Asian pine nut (grown in China and Korea). When shopping for pine nuts, make sure you are getting what you paid for!! … Continue reading Spiced Lamb, Pinenut & Roasted Capsicum Rice
As you have already heard, we have abundant zucchini growing in the garden, and we are becoming (or at the very least.. trying) to be super creative with how to cook them. This is a vegetarian rice bake recipe that is quick and easy. If you are cooking for vegans, simply substitute the parmigiano (parmesan) … Continue reading Zucchini Rice Bake
Visit any number of swish restaurants in town, and inevitably, you will find Pork Belly on the menu. Why?.. you ask. The answer is simple. It's an inexpensive cut of meat which is easily transformed to produce a succulent and amazingly delicious meal. The recipe for Pork Belly is pretty foolproof, just follow a few easy steps, … Continue reading Crispy Asian Pork Belly
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Many of us can still remember the jingle for the Cottee's Cordial ad which ran in the 80s. My dad picks the fruit, That goes to Cottees To make the cordial, That I like best! If memory serves...the selection of flavours was pretty constant...orange, lime and pineapple. Funnily enough...our tastes have changed. There is a growing … Continue reading Blueberry Cordial
An intrinsic part of the Dolce Vita is the Aperitivo (Aperitif or pre-dinner drink) enjoyed daily by many Italians, as well as other Europeans. A healthy attitude towards the consumption of alcohol in Italy means that you can stop at a little bar, and order a aperitivo (always served with a selection of nibbles) for the same … Continue reading The Real Aperol Spritz
Warm up with this quick and easy wholesome dish!
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