Chili, Tomato and White Wine Mussels

Mangy and I love long drives. We don’t normally plan the drive, we just go where the day takes us, and that’s how we found Greg’s Mussel Boat in Geelong. The proprietor (I assume that’s Greg) cooks fresh mussels on the boat, at $7 a bucket, they’re a bargain. Even better though, Greg sells fresh mussels at $5 a kilo. Continue reading Chili, Tomato and White Wine Mussels

Prawn and Asparagus Risotto

This is an easy meal for a mid-week dinner or when it’s really cold out side and you need some comfort food. I don’t add any cheese or cream to the risotto while cooking it, so it’s quite a light version. It’s also relatively cheap to prepare and other than the prawns (which you can buy frozen and stash away) you don’t really need to go out and buy anything special. Serve it with herb bread sticks and you’ve got an awesome dinner. I use asparagus and spinach in this version, but that’s optional and you can do without. Continue reading Prawn and Asparagus Risotto