Tuna Patties

Posted on Sun 13 August 2017 in Food • Tagged with Recipes, Food

What do you do when it's dinner time, and you haven't got any ingredients ready for the meal?

What if (perhaps as a result of being an ultralight hiker), you also have a huge surplus 500g sachet of tuna?

Tonight these particular stars aligned, and I ended up making these amazing Tuna Patties: http://allrecipes.com.au/recipe/15705/tuna-patties.aspx

I did tweak the recipe considerably, though:


  • 2-3 large potatoes, peeled and cubed for mashing
  • Optionally, swap one of the potatoes for a kumara or some pumpkin
  • 500g …

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Pan-fried Spicy Miso Chicken

Posted on Mon 29 May 2017 in Food • Tagged with Recipes, Food

Jeez I just discovered I've only posted a single recipe on this. Time to change that.

Chicken for dinner tonight. I was feeling a little adventurous, and definitely wanted some miso involved, but also felt like cayenne pepper and shallow-fried chicken strips. Here's the result! This went really well on a base of bulgur wheat, and with a side of stir fried veggies.


  • Two chicken breasts, skinless
  • 2 tsp miso paste
  • 2/3 cup plain flour
  • 2 tsp celery salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp smoked …

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Alfredo Sauce

Posted on Sat 22 October 2016 in Food • Tagged with Recipes, Food

I had the urge to make a homemade alfredo the other night. I found a recipe called "Better than Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce", which is pretty descriptive, I guess. I made a couple tweaks here and there, though.

I usually stray wildly from recipies whenever I decide to follow one, but having not made an alfredo sauce before, I largely stuck to the guide. A couple changes I did make, though:

  • Instead of adding the garlic and cream together, I heated the butter and fried the garlic to bring out …

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