Category Archives: Main Dishes

Lentil Lasagne with Cauliflower Bechamel

This is a ‘meat-lovin’-husband-approved’ vegie lasagne. The lentils give it great substance, the cauli-‘cheese’ sauce is awesome and everything comes together in many delicious layers! It’s super cheesy with only 50g of cheese in the whole lasagne, that’s less than … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Raw Food Movement, plus Zucchini Pasta

Recently I’ve been very interested in the raw food movement/diet/lifestyle/religion and thinking about the value of raw foods in one’s diet. Generally I agree about 80% with it. Raw, whole foods are the way nature provides them to us which … Continue reading

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What LAB eats, plus Vegie Mush

Wow, I bet I’ve just inspired you there with that title. I’m not expecting this to be a big hit recipe like beer soaked apple pie was, but it has its place on theLAB. If you’re wondering, what do K … Continue reading

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Superb Chipotle Bean and Tomatillo Corn Salsa Nachos

I don’t claim that these are better than all the nachos in the Americas, but I’m going to put it out there that these are some seriously spectacular nachos. I’ve had enough nachos in my life to tell the good, … Continue reading

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Toasted Corn and Tomatillo Salsa

Mexican ingredients can be hard to find in Australia, which is a shame because their food is amazing and it quite suits our climate, plus I love Mexican food and wish I could eat it every day. Over the years … Continue reading

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Sumac Szechuan Calamari

I’m really fussy about seafood. The long and the short of it is I don’t like it. But somewhere in the middle I like calamari and sashimi. Seriously, I love raw salmon, but as soon as you cook it, you’ve … Continue reading

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Baked Savoury Beetroot Leaf and Ricotta Pie

I went to the markets the other day and found an amazing bunch of beetroot with the most spectacular leaves on top. I eagerly purchased the bunch as I love beetroot leaves and I was horrified when the stall holder … Continue reading

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Paprika and Lemon Myrtle Rub

Because the doctor has me on a mission to eat more vitamin B12 and iron I am on a mission to disguise meat with other flavours. As you may already be aware, I really love paprika and onion to make … Continue reading

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Sumac and Thyme Chicken with Pomegranate Glaze

This is not your normal roast chicken. I don’t know about you, but I find that 90% of the time roast chicken is boring and bland, and the other 10% of the time it is so salty and fatty I … Continue reading

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Caraway Chicken Burgers

I don’t really remember where this recipe came from, or rather, I don’t know when I invented it. I remember trying to recreate a chicken burger I once had on Portobello Rd in London that was juicy, spiced and delicious, … Continue reading

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