Browsing All posts tagged under »Potatoes«

No Dig Potatoes (and how to turn them into Gnocchi)

March 4, 2009 by


When I read Peter Cundall’s description of how to turn your lawn into potatoes I had to try it. In his book The Practical Australian Gardener he says, “you’ll not only enjoy the most superb potatoes you’ve ever eaten, but you’ll never want to mow the lawn again”. How could I resist a set of […]

Woodfired Pizza and Kebab

February 27, 2009 by


I’ve been becoming increasingly concerned that this blog is getting a little vegetarian. I thought I should try to restore the balance a bit… That’s an iskender kebab from Woodfired Pizza and Kebab in Chatswood. It’s made up of cut up Lebanese bread, sliced tomatoes, yoghurt, tomato sauce, a bit of parsley, lots and lots […]

Two Cheeses Potato Bake

February 25, 2009 by


Helen from Grab Your Fork recently drew my attention to an article about food blogging from the Times (UK). It suggested the appeal of blogs over recipe books is their personal touch. There was a cute quote from a blogger who said reading a blog recipe was like getting a tip from someone whose taste […]

Plant based diet? Patatas bravas anyone?

February 21, 2009 by


I went to an excellent lecture this week called Eating the Earth: how should we eat to ensure a sustainable future? Stuart White from the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS introduced the session. He explained how all food has to use resources in its production. This means it has embodied water and fuel, not […]


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