Kohlrabi and parsley salad

kohlrabi and parsley salad on a white plate

Market ingredient: Kohlrabi
Difficulty: Easy
Deliciousness: Fresh and simple
Did The Beard like it? It tastes like it should be cooked, but it was delicious.

So with this blog being all about cooking or preparing something that I’ve never used before, here comes another one of those “I’ve definitely never cooked with that before” post. In fact, I didn’t even know what this vegetable was. Kohlrabi, with a texture like radish and a taste not dissimilar to raw broccoli or cabbage, is an interesting looking veggie. We stood for a while chatting to the stall owner about it as I had zero idea what to do with it.

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Chicken and Leek Pie

Chicken and Leek Pie straight from the oven

Market ingredient: Leeks
Difficulty: Easy but you end up using heaps of bowls.
Deliciousness: A snuggie for your soul
Did The Beard like it? “I liked it; it just needed a bit more salt” (this seems to be a bit of a theme for The Beard).

It’s Winter. It’s cold. Beautiful bluebird days that lead to f*$king cold nights (apart from my love of skiing, I’m essentially a summer person). Our little terrace in the Inner West, with its floorboards, gaps in the skirting boards and lack of direct sunlight only serves to exacerbate the situation. It’s these kind of nights that force me to cook something that warms you to the core and nothing is more warming than a piping hot pie. Like a snuggie for your soul.

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