Easy Tuscan Chicken Recipe

“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.” ~ Laurie Colwin   This is a simple meal to throw together, and a regular in our household. The flavours are […]

Roast Lamb with Rosé, Garlic, Honey, Roasted Peaches and Apples

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces — just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child   Roast lamb is a family favourite here at the farm. I love cooking roasts, because there is always enough to feed a crowd, or enough for Ben and I to enjoy a delicious dinner and […]

Mexican Beef, Bean and Eggplant Casserole

“Casseroles are one-pot-wonders!” ~ Carla Hall   I love a good casserole, and this one will feed a crowd! This tasty casserole is a filling meal, especially with a side of vegetables or salad. It is gluten-free and low carb too for people who are following those ways of eating. Any left-overs are terrific served with corn […]

Easy Chilli Con Carne Recipe

“I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragility.” ~ Shauna Niequist   Chilli con carne is one of those great […]

Easy Moussaka Recipe

“If you are careful,’ Garp wrote, ‘if you use good ingredients, and you don’t take any shortcuts, then you can usually cook something very good. Sometimes it is the only worthwhile product you can salvage from a day; what you make to eat. With writing, I find, you can have all the right ingredients, give […]

Cheesy Bean Pie Recipe

“Student food.” His eyes went to the tomato on the sill. “Whatever’s in the refrigerator over pasta.” ~ Kim Harrison, Dead Witch Walking   I’ve been making variations of this pie since I was a college student living away from home in share houses – back in the days where we were all perpetually broke, […]

Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Garlic, Herbs and Red Wine

  “The quest for slowness, which begins as a simple rebellion against the impoverishment of taste in our lives, makes it possible to rediscover taste.” ~  Carlo Petrini, founder of the International Slow Food Movement   When I’m busy writing or working I prefer to make a dinner that’s easy and which gives me something to look […]

Warm Lamb Salad with Tahini, Kale and Roasted Tomatoes

“Don’t just eat McDonald’s, get something a bit better. Eat a salad. That’s what fashion is. It’s something that is a bit better.” ~ Vivienne Westwood   One of the pleasures of being on the farm is wandering around the garden in the late afternoon, hunting out things to eat for dinner. I have an abundance […]

Tasty Honey Soy Chicken Marinade

“We believed in our grandmother’s cooking more fervently than we believed in God.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer   When we were small children, we referred to excursions to my maternal grandparents’ home for dinner as ‘visiting the Palace’. My grandmother, Marga, would set an elegant table, with a lace tablecloth, a decorative floral arrangement, soft linen […]

Tasty Moroccan Lamb Curry

“May my thoughts of kindness stretch over like a warm blanket to envelop your being and caress your soul.” ~ Truth Devour   It’s cold, blustery weather here at the farm right now. I made a pot of this simple curry with the meat from some leftover grilled lamb chops. This recipe works equally well with leftover […]

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