Category: Food

The “Healthiest Fast Food” – Really? 1

The “Healthiest Fast Food” – Really?

I quite like Sumo Salad, but they can be a bit unpredictable, and I have had a bit of a bad run lately. I don’t think it is a franchise issue – the franchises...

Breakfast bananas – how do they measure up? 0

Breakfast bananas – how do they measure up?

As one so naturally does on Christmas Eve, I found myself this morning contemplating the three bananas destined for breakfast. The rather scrawny and unnatural one in the middle started me wondering what ever...

Where is Masterchef shopping this year? 1

Where is Masterchef shopping this year?

The last two years, I have attempted to prepare Masterchef recipes using ingredients available from Coles. Coles no longer seems to be the main Masterchef sponsor, but I am sure there is similar fun...

A perfect dinner 2

A perfect dinner

After what seems like several weeks of eating unhealthy hotel food, finally got to enjoy my own cooking last night. Here is an imperfect photograph of a nearly perfect meal: Sautéed salmon with asparagus,...

What is wrong with the food on qantas? 0

What is wrong with the food on qantas?

Seriously, I think today’s business class menu was put together by a lazy, hungry drunk. Entree was conventional – Parma ham, parmagiano and rocket. Only the halal, kosher, vegan, vegetarian and readers of the...

Fried crumbs with salsa verde 1

Fried crumbs with salsa verde

I continue my annual series of musing on where Masterchefs really shop. This year, I have taken a real masterchef recipe – Seaweed Crumbed Crayfish Tails with Ceviche, Chargrilled Paua (Abalone) – to Coles....

So where does Masterchef really shop? 0

So where does Masterchef really shop?

I watched Friday’s MasterChef MasterClass, hoping to see a recipe that wasn’t either deconstructed McDonalds or “Death by Cholesterol”. The roast pheasant with salsify sounded great – I love game. So I got the...