Thai Chicken Larb

Keeping on the Thai meal theme in our house, I decided to try this recipe from Michelle Bridges. It’s a very simple but flavoursome meal, packed with herbs and spices. As I couldn’t find any lean chicken mince readily available, I blitzed some skinless chicken thighs in my food processor in place of the mince….

Thai Fish Cakes and Noodle Salad

Lately, in the Brisbane kitchen, our dinner menu has been a little stale so I’ve been trying a few new weeknight meals. While some are not likely to grace our table again, some are absolute winners and this was certainly one of them. Delicious Thai-flavoured fish cakes with a yummy noodle salad were easy to…

Stephanie Alexander’s Middle Eastern Meatballs

With a pack of mince meat in the fridge and a new cookbook in hand, I decided to try out this recipe from Stephanie Alexander’s The Cook’s Companion. We had all the ingredients to hand, excepting the coriander, but a tube of coriander paste in my fridge was a good substitute. For dinner, this was…