Tag: Brussels Sprouts

  • Virtual Dinner Party No. 13 – Leeks, Chicken, Citrus Fruits!

    Virtual Dinner Party No. 13 – Leeks, Chicken, Citrus Fruits!

    (Update: For VDP No. 14, click here) Coronavirus Lockdown – 2021 Here we are in July in Melbourne, 2021, and we are in lockdown again. Other states and territories too have been locked down when Covid outbreaks occur in the community, having escaped from our hotel quarantine system. Each lockdown only means several dozens of…

  • Making The Impossible! No. 5

    Making The Impossible! No. 5

    My father had a huge garden and used to grow all sorts of vegetables. We loved practically all of them, but even the way Mum and Dad cooked them, we kids never really took to Brussels sprouts. They are tricky to cook well. They can be tough or unevenly cooked. Overcook them and they can…

  • What’s in the Fridge? No. 10

    What’s in the Fridge? No. 10

    A braise of sausages, vegetables, lemon and bay leaves – And variations (Updated July 2021) With a forced layoff from posting of a few months due to surgery, we return to Olive’s Kitchen with another post in the series “What’s in the Fridge?”. Not only is one of us largely incapacitated but we are also…

  • Work in Progress – No. 1

    Work in Progress – No. 1

    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 and February 2020 updates at the end of this post.) Baked…

  • Burnt Vegetables! Part 3

    Burnt Vegetables! Part 3

    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…