Vegetable Variations – Broccolini, Cauliflower & Broccoli

Robin Boyle Australian, Dinner, Main course, Vegetables

When there are beautiful vegetables in the markets, it is the time to experiment. In this post we include three ideas based on the brassica family. Use the methods as indicated or create your own. Broccolini Steamed with Silver Beet What could be simpler. Select delicate leaves of silver beet and remove some of the stems if they are too …

Festive Season 2018 – Wrap Up!

Robin Boyle Miscellaneous, Recipe, Traditions-Feasts

On the last day of December 2018, with New Year’s Day pending, we thought a summary of some of our Christmas and New Year food experiences might be in order. The Lead Up Our local farmers’ market fell at the right time, mid-December. So we stocked up for pending functions. Our purchase of Swiss chard and baby leeks led us …

Work in Progress – No. 1

Robin Boyle Vegetables, Work in Progress

We experiment often, trying new methods or recipes or trying to recreate something we have eaten somewhere or other. There are successes and failures, there is elation and disappointment. Whole cauliflower is something we have tackled a few times. (Note: See the June 2019 update at the end of this post.) Baked Whole Cauliflower In our first attempt at cooking …

Burnt Vegetables! Part 3

Robin Boyle Launceston, Restaurant-Cafe, Vegetables

Continued from: Burnt Vegetables! Part 2 Geronimo Aperitivo Bar and Restaurant is a relatively new establishment in Launceston, serving very interesting food and wine. Under General Manager, Jeremy Kode, its operation is one of restrained sophistication. This article from the Qantas Travel Insider magazine is worth a read. It reports that “… Geronimo Aperitivo Bar & Restaurant is not only …