Spicy Red Lentil Soup

It is Autumn here in Melbourne and although that means the Weather is still in the 20’s (70 to 80 farenheit), the evenings are definitely getting a bit colder. I usually get excited when the good weather comes around because of the fresh produce, but I get equally as excited when it is cold, because that means soups and stews! … More Spicy Red Lentil Soup

Vegetable Stock

A good, homemade vegetable stock is an essential part of any serious kitchen. It is the base for soups, stews, ragus and gravies. A lot of the time, people will make fresh food, but will ruin it by using a store bought stock that is loaded with MSG and heart attack inducing levels of sodium, negating any … More Vegetable Stock

Broccoli Soup

A few years ago, I was chatting with a crazy Kiwi chef I had just met at a party. Somehow, we got talking about my girlfriends (then) passion of hatred for vegetables and that being a vegetarian, her diet consisted pretty much of cheese! My new Kiwi friend was rightfully amazed at this and kept … More Broccoli Soup