After doing some looking around the house, I stumbled upon my old emails that I had sent when I was on my backpacking adventure through Australia. It was quite a moment of nostalgia finding these emails...so much so that I have decided that they would be a great way to start each of my posts and follow them with a recipe designed just for you. Hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed finding them!
JOURNAL ENTRY: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 4, 2001
"Well guys, I did it....I tried kangaroo! It was in sausage form so I still have to try it in a steak, but it was pretty good (as long as you tried to not think about what you were eating).
Today it rained, which sucked! It was the first bad day since we got here so instead of going to the beach, we went in town to Sydney. We went to Hyde Park - which was really nice, St. Mary's Church, the Great Synagogue, and the Australia museum. The museum took 3 hours! A bit long but I learnt a lot.
Once we left the museum, we were famished so when we got home, we made our pita pizzas. They are really great and easy and super cheap! Karine and I have mastered the food shopping, if I do say so myself. 40$ for a weeks worth of food! Don't ask me how, but somehow we are doing it."
RECIPE 1: HOSTEL PIZZA
photo: Ryan Szulc www.ryanszulc.ca
Food Stylist: Noah Witenoff - the Hostel Chef www.nustyling.com
What you need:
- 2 large Lebanese style pitas (or any large flat bread available)
- Half a large red onion, cut into half moons
- 1 green pepper, cut into random medium size pieces
- 1 can of artichoke hearts
- 1 small can of pizza sauce
- 2 coffee mugs of shredded mozarella cheese
- 8 basil leaves (optional)
- 1 sheet of aluminum paper