Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ironman Melbourne

Ironman Melbourne… what a race! These are a few of my thoughts as a spectator. We were impressed when we first saw the expo from a distance – it’s looked big (always a prelude of what is inside!) and street … Continue reading

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Mushroom risotto

Loving risotto at the moment! So good for a warm filling lunch at work. Mushroom risotto Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 1 tbsp butter 1 onion, chopped 200g mushrooms, grated 1/2 c dried shitake mushroom 1 ½ c Arborio rice ¼ … Continue reading

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Chicken, spinach and potato curry

After a long day pulling up carpets yesterday I wanted something quick, easy and tasty that would also be good as leftovers for lunch at work. L thinks that every meal must involve meat so I modified a spinach and … Continue reading

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Not an Ironman

Well I don’t have much to say here. Plenty has already been written. It was unfortunate to travel so far and not race but you can’t change the weather! We were lucky to get any race at all and had … Continue reading

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Corned beef

Last weekend I started the day with a trip to the farmers markets! So much fun – one of my favourite things but usually out of the question if we are training! My loot 🙂 After buying everything in site … Continue reading

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Fish with potato wedges

One evening while L and I were in New Zealand we decided to get fish and chips… unfortunately the fish shop that was recommended had just closed when we got there so we were stuck with the local takeaway… what … Continue reading

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Autumn planting

I have taken advantage of the nicest weekend weather Canberra has seen all year to do some autumn planting in my garden. I have created two new garden beds (phew exhausting work!) for root crops and brassicas! Here is my … Continue reading

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