Tag Archives: Vegetables

The last couple of weeks at Chez Bee

Some of the goings on around my neck of the woods…

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Welcome to 2013

Hello everyone, How are you?  I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Christmas-New Year period.  At Chez Bee it was all about family, friends and food.  Oh and soaking up the way that time seems to slow down … Continue reading

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Summer meals at Chez Bee

Yes the prawn and smoked salmon meals with home-made tartare were delicious but what has me all excited are the quinoa patties.  I’ve never cooked with quinoa before and man, were these scrummy.  They are a Bill Granger recipe out … Continue reading

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Seasonal and local

Tonight’s dinner was so yummy I had to share it.  Plus, it just happened to come together as a completely local (Victorian)  and seasonal main course (except for the condiments).  I’m always quite impressed when we manage to pull off … Continue reading

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Carrot, fennel and chickpea soup

Baby it’s cold outside and this soup would have to be the leading contender for the 2012 “Go to soup”. You can see the 2010  “Go to soup” via the link here. Recipe: 1 large or 2 small leaks, clean and … Continue reading

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Quick Pick: Urban Organic

Have you heard of the new internet TV show Urban Organic? Each episode is a  3 to 5 minute, professionally produced, interesting snapshot of what’s happening in the urban agriculture scene.

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This week (or two) in my kitchen

:: Soup season continues its yummy way through the cold using my frozen chicken stock from earlier in the year :: Blueberry muffins! Nuff said 🙂 :: The best apply crumble I’ve ever made, flavoured with lemon rind and ginger, … Continue reading

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Soup season

It’s cold outside, wet too and there’s nothing quite like a big steamy bowl of soup with sourdough toast and butter. I hope your autumn is not too cold, has a bit more sun in it than mine and you … Continue reading

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Through the fenceposts: inner urban style

Inner city Melbourne is full of lovely old houses.  Many of them are in a state of disrepair but more and more of are being renovated and brought back to their best.  I saw this newly decorated house on one … Continue reading

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A farmers’ market cornucopia: preserving those tomatoes

I’ve finally made my way through most of my box of tomatoes.  Let me show you all the goodies I’ve made…. Tomato sauce/ketchup.  This stuff is to die for and the original reason why I snapped up the box, but … Continue reading

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