Vicki Saunders

I was born in country NSW and am now firmly saturated in city life, still we cannot be without our garden, parks and home cooking. Cooking has always been my creative outlet and I'm pretty relaxed about it, knowing it doesn't always turn out as planned and sometimes that's awesome!! I will tell people I follow the recipe the first time but in truth, I'm tweaking almost immediately. I've always thought myself quite healthy, but when we created our very own small person I realised there's hidden surprises in most processed foods and with a bit more effort we can give her the best start in life.

What do you do with your left over Veggies?

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This is from Aussie Farmers Direct, not my own list but worth sharing. The picture is mine, cheesy veggie frittata’s for my daughter. https://shop.aussiefarmers.com.au/afd/simple-fresh-4-meals-for-2-people/p/75036 1.  Quick pasta meal First, cook chopped garlic and onion in a pan. Stir in diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Then add the vegetables and cook …

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Please don’t salt your Eggplant!

Your Eggplant might look a bit stiff and dry but it will quickly soften as it cools

For years I had been Char-grilling eggplant (Aubergine) with great results before I found that it was the “norm” to salt the eggplant before cooking it. And whilst I have tasted the pre-salted version I have still never salted my eggplant. And quite frankly, I cannot tell the difference… There …

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