How to be a gourmet lazy foodie

How to be a gourmet lazy foodie

I feel like there is no slowing down lately. We have moved house and put all of our household everything into storage while we live at my in-laws and house hunt (which is proving more difficult than we thought!), I am still working flat out on client recipes, my own recipes and getting everything in order to launch my very own brand of healthy do-it-yourself mixes.

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Butternut Pumpkin, Apple & Rosemary Soup

Butternut Pumpkin, Apple & Rosemary Soup

We made this soup with my usual pumpkin soup recipe and then I grabbed down my copy of 'The Flavour Thesaurus' which sits on my mantle above my stove along with all my other favourite cookbooks that I have on rotation. I have a pretty long old-school mantle which Isaac hits his head on when he cooks but is the perfect height for me.

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Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

This week there's been a few weird-weather days here in Melbourne. Even though it's summer, we went through a bit of a rainy, cold-snap and I felt like nothing more than soup. However, because it is summer, I didn't have any of the usual suspects in my fridge, like celery, pumpkin or broccoli. Luckily, I had the right handful of ingredients to make this delish Turkish red lentil soup that I learnt to make last year.

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Chargrilled Eggplant Soup

Chargrilled Eggplant Soup

Well what a day! Today marks Isaac and mine's 8th anniversary together. We met in high school, year 7 to be exact when I had changed schools and ended up in Isaac's class. I made a great bunch of friends, a lot of whom I still call great friends today but Isaac wasn't one of them right away. His locker was above mine but we never spoke to each because you know - high school. So the silence continued for term after term until one day we had a 'battleships' competition in maths class.

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Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

The cupboards were pretty much bare when i made this chicken soup. i have zero cooking experience in asian cuisine because it's so daunting - i mean i grew up watching iron chef where they could chop shallots perfectly in a blink and made foam from livers. crazzzzzzy stuff.

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