Category Archives: Rutland Bites

Rutland Bites – Everywhere and anywhere in Rutland to get a bite to eat. Carts, restaurants, dives, delis, barbecues and more.

A slice of home: Apple tea cake brings fond memories to an Aussie ex-pat

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES One of the major grocery stores in Australia, Coles, has always had a few stalwart products in its bakery section. Which is a huge relief, right?…

Be a scrumper: Tiny and tart, plentiful crab apples make a delicious jelly

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Fall means it’s time to head to the orchard and pick apples. Though if it’s apple jelly you’re looking to make, you may have another option…

On the lamb: Part 2: Side dishes complete this Aussie feast

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES For my last column, I wrote about a good old Aussie roast lamb dinner. As we all know, side dishes can really make a meal. I…

Fall favorite: A hearty dish with a taste of autumn

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I’m often asked what I like to cook. And at this point, I should have a decent answer. But I don’t. Because it doesn’t really matter…

On the Lamb: Sunday Roast, Aussie Style

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES For the last few days, I’ve been at “home” in Australia. I put home in quotation marks, because the longer I spend in Rutland, the more…

Summer’s bounty: Here’s a tasty way to serve up almost anything from your garden

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES Sometimes I find myself with an assortment of small quantities of food. A couple of carrots, an ear of corn, a piece of cabbage, a few…

Salty sweet: A new twist to an old favorite

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES My husband is a lawyer, and since we arrived in Rutland more than two years ago, he’s been working for a few different judges as a…

FruIt to go: a lunch box classic you can make at home

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES I don’t know about today, but in the mid-1990s, Fruit Roll-ups were in all the cool kids’ lunch boxes. Needless to say, they were not in…

Zucchini Slice: For When Nature’s Bounty Overflows

Fran Sun RUTLAND BITES When I was growing up in Australia, the after-school snack was an incredibly important and treasured part of my day, as I am sure it is…

Hold the mayo

Steve Peters RUTLAND BITES There’s something about mayonnaise that’s always bothered me. Mostly, I think it’s the consistency. Mayo is offputtingly gelatinous, and whether it’s being scooped out of a…