Tag: pumpkin

Toulouse Lautrec Gratin of Pumpkin

Toulouse Lautrec Gratin of Pumpkin

After a year of not cooking much and not blogging at all due to illness, I’m ready to start again. We celebrated the return of two of my sisters from overseas and the end of my treatment for cancer with a family dinner. As usual […]

pumpkin gnocchi

pumpkin gnocchi

Gnocchi aren’t really difficult to make once you know the rules. Until then they can be mysterious and tricky, sometimes tough, sometimes falling to pieces in the water as they cook and sometimes turning out perfectly. I had a number of failures until I spoke to […]

curried pumpkin fritters

curried pumpkin fritters

Week 136 of my love affair with chick pea flour. Is there anything that can’t be done with this fabulous stuff? It binds like egg, you can make omelettes and quiches with it, it is delicious and it is high in protein so your mother […]

bean and vegetable chilli

bean and vegetable chilli

During the winter I often make a bean and vegetable chilli and eat it with some soft polenta and tofutti sour cream. It is one of those nice “stay at home, snuggle under a rug and watch some trashy TV” kind of meals. Spring here in […]