A robust frittata for the cooler months, with acidic tomato, sweet zuchinni, salty feta and a crispy potato-base crust. With endless variations on the potato-crust theme, this is a quick weeknight, one-pan meal using whatever fresh veg you’ve got.
Two recipes in one: a warm, chunky caponata-style salad of eggplant, zucchini, tomato, red onion, olives and fresh herbs; and a chilli bean dish with caponata-style vegies. Take one or both and you’ve got a peasant’s feast in no time at all. Serve the salad as a side or the beans as a main. Warming autumnal fare.
One of my favourite comfort foods is a contemporary twist on something my Mum used to make. Her tuna patties somehow morphed in my adulthood into zucchini and feta patties (I think ‘polpette’ is more refined, even though it means ‘meatball’ in Italian! Stay with me on this!). You might notice this is the second [...]
This summer has been unbearably hot and humid. And seems to be lasting way too long. So I’ve been clawing after ideas for lighter dinners – preferably ones that can be quickly put together at the end of a long day. I’d not tried red quinoa (or “red birdseed”, as the betrothed affectionately calls it), [...]