It’s been a big few weeks at The City Lane with Melbourne’s Good Food & Wine month creating no shortage of opportunities to eat out. While the food and events have been amazing, we’ve tried to eat lighter options when at home to balance out all of the indulgence. Lauren
Yes, that’s right, panna cotta for breakfast… that’s also healthy! So many times when trying to lower the calorie content of a dish that’s normally high in calories, flavour is one of the things that’s sacrificed. This breakfast panna cotta recipe however manages to be low in fat and sugar but high in flavour.
This dish is a twist on the classic Basquaise squid stew recipe. It is not a stew however it holds true to the Basque style which is based on using a tomato and red pepper/capsicum sauce. This flavoursome dish will warm the soul and is perfect for those cool autumn
Hummus is such a simple thing to make that it seems crazy to call this basic hummus recipe a recipe. It might be simple, but there’s a lot of ideas around what should and shouldn’t form part of a basic hummus. Some think that olive oil shouldn’t form part of the
Learning how to dye red Easter eggs, the kind that can be found at any Macedonian or Greek Orthodox Easter celebration is simple. The red dye represents the blood of Christ, shed on the cross at crucifixion, the hard shells represent Christ’s tomb and the cracking of the shells symbolises
After a week of several tasty but rich meal out and about, it was time to go for some lighter options. I’m of the opinion that when it comes to meat, it’s about quality not quantity and that it’s always good to mix in some vegetarian options with meant options.
If you’re looking for something quick and surprisingly filling, this raw red cabbage, dill & feta salad might just fit the bill. I find red cabbage to be a woefully underrated ingredient, with many people scarred by childhood memories of over-boiled cabbage which was anything but delicious. It’s a shame because
This Vietnamese-style banana leaf fish recipe is inspired by the street food of Vietnam. One of the things that’s clear when travelling around Vietnam is just how much street food is part of the culture. Food is purchased, cooked and eaten on side-walks and down alleyways in cities all over
One of my favourite thing to eat at this time of the year is beetroot. It’s such a versatile vegetable and, when roasted, the flavour and texture is amazing. Subtle and sweet, roasted beetroot works best with light flavours that compliment it. This roasted beetroot & ricotta tagliatelle recipe combines with