Cured olives (in progress)

I don’t eat a lot of olives, but I do enjoy nicely marinated olives alongside some cheese, cured meat, fruit paste and bread, crackers/biscuits.  At this time of year fresh olives are sold in the local markets, so I decided to buy some and have a go at curing.  Marinated olives in delis can be…

Grilled and marinated eggplant and red (bell pepper) capsicum

We were going to our friends Andrew and Sarah for dinner on Saturday, and wanted to bring a snack to precede dinner. So I decided to grill and marinate eggplant and red bell peppers. It’s so quick and easy, and so rich and tasty. Cut 2 eggplants lengthwise in 1/2 inch thickness, and grill on…