A Year of Simple Family Food

October 31, 2020
A Year of Simple Family Food

Family food is generous, unfussy and demonstrates love andcare. No matter what busyness the day brings, the act of settingthe table and enjoying a simple meal together is comforting andever-reassuring.Eating simply and seasonally is at the core of Julia BusuttilNishimura's recipes.Whether it's a cooling coffee granita to start a summer's day orthe comfort of a hearty baked maccheroni in darkest winter, this isthe kind of food you will want to share with your loved onesthroughout the year.The dishes in this book are brought to life by greatingredients. There are plenty of quick recipes and some thatrequire more time to bubble away on the stove. Overall, they arelinked by taste and pleasure, and making the most of seasonalproduce. This is generous, delicious food that the whole familywill love, all year round.Recipes include:SummerCrêpes with whipped ricottaSlow-roasted tomatoes with mint and mozzarellaSpaghetti with fennel and prawnsApricot and berry galetteAutumnGranola with poached plumsSpiced split lentil soup with fried eggplantMiso roast chickenBlackberry and apple puddingWinterCongeeLentil and maple-roasted carrot saladJapanese braised porkDark chocolate, walnut and oat cookiesSpringTokyo-style French toastSilverbeet and ricotta malfatti with brown butter sauceLamb and green bean stewSimple butter cake with raspberries