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Why ‘Thistle Be Good’?

Why ‘Thistle Be Good’?

    Why indeed!  Interestingly enough, today, I got a call from ‘Shirley’, who had seen our name and was curious as to what we did – so she called me up!  One of the more interesting calls that I’ve had.  It made a nice change from...
Quinoa

Quinoa

Ready to cook flavoured Quinoa I make a full box of quinoa on a Sunday evening, allow it to cool and pop into the fridge. Then, in the morning, I simply have to chop up a few things; tomato, avocado, cucumber etc and mix through. The perfect, health and tasty lunch...
Couscous

Couscous

Serving suggestions Moroccan with currants Serve with slow cooked lamb shanks and oven roasted vegetables – wonderful when the couscous soaks up the sauce – yum! BBQ lamb fillet, cut into medallions and mix through couscous. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice....
Risotto

Risotto

Arancini (risotto balls) Cook risotto as per instructions and allow to cool. Make a ball with mixture and push a small cube of mozzarella cheese into the centre. Coat each ball with flour, egg then breadcrumbs or to make it even more delicious, use dukkah. Deep fry...
Fruit Crumble (Dukkah)

Fruit Crumble (Dukkah)

Fruit Crumble This is my favourite dessert and is simply delicious. Either add 2 tablespoons of dukkah to your usual crumble recipe or use mine below – this has been passed down from generations (the dukkah is my addition, obviously!) 225g plain flour (use wholemeal...
The Rub

The Rub

As a rub The Rub is great when simply rubbed onto chicken, fish, beef, lamb or tofu and then cooked on the barbeque or pan fried. It’s so easy – everyone loves it! As a marinade Try mixing a teaspoon of The Rub with some natural yoghurt and marinading cubes of chicken...
Dukka

Dukka

Traditionally Take two small dip bowls. Put a few tablespoons of dukkah into one and a few tablespoons of good quality, fresh extra virgin olive oil in the other. In another larger bowl put some chunks of crusty bread. Simply serve and dip your bread into the oil,...
Perth Good Food and Wine Show

Perth Good Food and Wine Show

Look at what our wonderful customers from the Perth Good Food and Wine Show do with their quinoa – yum! So much better for you and more filing than rice! Thanks Karen!