Entries by PNADMIN

The Truth About Exercise

Dr Michael Mosley discovers that what we thought we knew about exercise is not the full story. It’s not necessarily the longest and most intense training sessions that gives you the greatest results. This documentary shows that minimal efforts can, in fact, make a huge difference for your health. Research has found that people respond very […]

Happy Halloween! Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Happy Halloween Everyone! Every year, 31st October, carved pumpkins are put out on porches and doorsteps in the United States, but also other parts of the world. The practice of decorating “jack-o’-lanterns” originated in Ireland, where large turnips and potatoes served as an early canvas. The name comes from an Irish folktale about a man […]

Squash, chipotle and bean bonanza chili

Recipe of the Day I defy all bean haters to dislike this chili. Likewise you squash haters out there. And those few and far between pessimists with no faith in meatless chili. But maybe that’s my bias as a lover of these foods? Maybe you have to like all vegetables in order to love vegetarian […]

Edamame Succotash

Ingredients 1 zucchini, diced 1 yellow squash, diced 1 small sweet potato, diced 1 small ear of organic corn, cut off the cob and blanched 3/4 cup edamame, blanched 1 teaspoon butter, melted Salt and pepper Crushed red pepper Directions Preheat the oven to 350 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss the […]

Butternut Squash & Kale Tostadas

Butternut squash and kale make me think of fall, and I love finding new ways to pair them together. These crunchy vegetarian tostadas are loaded with black beans seasoned with garlic and cumin, thinly sliced kale, roasted butternut squash, diced red onion, and avocado sour cream. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel and cube a […]

Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container used for such a dish, typically of an oblong shape and made of earthenware. This […]

Fresh Fig & Arugula Salad

Recipe of the Day I am in fig heaven.  Does a more divine, sweet, and delicate fruit exist?  They must truly be the food of the gods.  Besides being so delicious, they are incredibly healthy and detoxifying.  I adore them fresh this time of year, but be sure to eat them within a day or […]

What’s for Breakfast? Sweetcorn Fritters With Roast Tomato.

Recipe of the Day This time when we returned from Canberra the boot of our car  was filled with plums, tomatoes, sweetcorn, spinach, sweet basil, capsicum, cucumbers and zucchini. All freshly picked from my father’s garden. And two enormous bunches of hydrangea in hues of pink, lilac and blue. Our holidays are well and truly […]

John Eales Medal 2013

Preparations Arriving in Sydney at 6:00am and realizing there were no dry cleaners able to sort out a suit by 4:00pm was a rather stressful start to the day. Luckily I remembered from my retail days that we always had to steam the clothing we received before placing them on the racks. We ended up […]