Lentil Salad with Za’atar Eggs (or, I’ve been seeing myself in leggings a lot recently)

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Recently, I’ve been working very early in the morning. Asleep-in-the-shower early. Easiest way to dress myself is in gym gear, and maybe it will even lead to some exercise beyond working out the jaw muscles when I clock off. I’m kinda like this:


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Baba Ganoujsh and Dinner Parties

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Ah! The silly ‘sorry I didn’t write post’. Last night I got home too late to write because I was having dinner with beautiful friends to celebrate a birthday. We ordered takeaway Laksa from my favourite noodle house, went to another friend’s house, and engorged. Because Penny had delicious roast capsicum soup, and Tom made delicious sweet potato soup, and I ordered Laksa, it was a three-course liquid meal. Naturally, I also picked at everyone elses food (re: cleaned their plates) and am currently in that awkward position of praying that the passing of meals does not resemble the texture or spice of its original state. Fingers crossed.

I did, however, make Baba Ganoujsh (I have no idea how that is spelled). I won’t put a picture, considering the reference above, and because it doesn’t look too flash. But, its super simple, and can be used as an ingredient in a bunch of dishes as well as just a dip on its own. Delish. Read the rest of this entry »

Delicious Yogurt Turmeric Chicken

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this is the best thing I know how to make. I don’t know why I combined these things or why i thought they would go together, but this is a go-to meal that just always hits the spot. Its something about the tumeric and yogurt – tangy! – but can be made with a buncha different ingredients. In summer, I put cucumber and mint on top. Its also good as just a marinade for the vegetarians for tofo or a firm fish (or just broccoli! I fucking love broccoli)  Read the rest of this entry »