Lockdown Larder – Day 52

The Return of the Quiche   I enjoy more adventurous cooking at the weekends, and this time I made quiche again. Partly because I didn’t want a heavily-meat-focused meal, but also because I had bacon and mushrooms that would work perfectly together as a filling. I used the same herb pastry recipe as last time, … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 52

Lockdown Larder – Day 48

Baked Pork Chops with mushroom gravy   There are several things I struggle to cook well. Steak is one of them. Pork chops are another. I manage to dry them out to the consistency of boot leather, and so I rarely cook them. I was determined to find a method that works for me, and … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 48

Lockdown Larder – Day 41 (Tuesday)

Leftover roast chicken + curry paste = delicious quick dinner   It was another busy day at my desk, an afternoon filled with meetings, and the increasing need for a quick to prep and eat meal. The leftovers from Monday’s roast chicken were perfect for a speedy curry, along with a generous portion of mushrooms, … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 41 (Tuesday)

Lockdown Larder – Day 13

Toad in the Hole – and the arrival of the veg box The veg box arrived today. $20 plus delivery, for two enormous bags of fresh locally-grown veg, and a huge red cabbage, the size of a football. In addition to the cabbage was: a giant bok choy, a whole cos lettuce, an iceberg lettuce, … Continue reading Lockdown Larder – Day 13