Fresh, healthy, lettuce cups of goodness. San Choy Bow done right is quite possibly the best thing that will come out of your kitchen. It’s quick, easy and this recipe leaves anything I’ve bought at a restaurant for dead. It’s fresh, healthy, and easily adaptable for the whole family. Yum. You can thank me later.
It doesn’t get much better than a cup of coffee and a plate of traditional yo-yo’s. Yum!
Pumpkin and ricotta ravioli with burnt butter sauce could potentially go down as my most favourite meal ever. I pretty much feel like the greatest human on the planet every time I pull this recipe off. It’s delicious. Admittedly you need a pasta machine but I’d buy one just to make this recipe. It’s relatively easy…
On a recent trip to Melbourne, my husband and I stopped in at Pony Fish Island for a glass of mulled wine. We sat and read our books, looked out at the beautiful city across the river and sipped delicious warming cups of spiced wine. I, of course, took notes on the flavours I was…
How do you use a meal planner?! I used to laugh at people who had one of those cute little meal planners in the kitchen.
You’ll amaze yourself with this recipe for slow cooked red wine beef cheeks. They are absolutely delicious. Cooked in a slow cooker means you can prepare in advance making it a great recipe for entertaining or as an out of this word mid week meal.
Nothing beats an apple crumble made from scratch. I’ve been known to make a quick apple crumble using tinned apples before, but once you make a crumble using fresh seasonal apples you’ll know it’s totally worth it.
Anyone with kids knows that there are times when you feel like you are asking all the time: What am I going to feed them?! The cycle of breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner seems to roll around all too quickly leaving you either feeling like a champion or like you are failing…
A good Thai beef massaman curry is the epitome of comfort food. It’s the perfect balance of heat, creamy coconut, a bit of chilli zing and tender slow cooked beef. A perfect curry for all year round.
You’ll make this White Chocolate & Caramel Slice again and again. Seriously, every time I make it I think, “how can it be this good!” Give it a crack.
Sticky Date Pudding is a family favourite and this recipe is too good to resist.
As soon as the nights begin to get cool at the change of season I begin thinking about this curry. Packed with chilli, loads of pepper and fragrant spices it’s a must try for curry lovers.
A vegetarian curry that is guaranteed to please everyone. Great on its own or as a side to a traditional spicy beef or lamb curry.
Butter Chicken is a favourite Indian dish for young and old. This recipe has variations so that you can make it paleo style, dairy free and if you omit the almond meal it can be nut free too. It’s so good you won’t want to bother with take away again.
Taking the time to cook breakfast on a Saturday really sets the tone for a great weekend. This Spanish eggs recipe is healthy, full of flavour and a great excuse to save your cafe dollars and stay home.
Spaghetti Bolognese is a family favourite. Everyone loves it. It’s easy to cook, freezes well, makes tasty leftovers, and the kids actually eat it- what’s not to love?!
I first made this soup out of the desire to use up the tired vegetables sitting in the bottom of my fridge at the end of a week. I use different veggies every time, and it always works out well.
Slow Cooked Mexican Beef is a crowd pleaser. It’s super easy to prepare, can be made in advance and is perfect for nachos, burritos, tacos, enchiladas, or Mexican rice bowls.
This dressing is a Summer favourite in our home. Quick and easy to make, it brings salads or crunchy veggies to life. Goes well with chicken, steak, prawns fish or tofu.
A simple, old fashioned lemon coconut slice is always a winner. This zesty, no-bake slice keeps well in the fridge for a few days making it perfect for making ahead of time for a gathering.
Muffins are great for an easy lunchbox snack, brekky on the run, morning or afternoon tea, always really. This recipe is quick, easy and easy to adapt to include your favourite ingredients. Blueberry, choc chip, chocolate, banana, mixed berry…
Making your own mayonnaise is surprisingly easy, incredibly yummy and free from additives. There are so many nasties in condiments these days—right? A batch of fresh, homemade mayonnaise will last up to a week in the fridge. Bring it out when guests are over for lunch and it’s next level impressive. Enjoy.
Sushi: great for lunchboxes, as a gluten-free option for platters but soooo expensive when you buy it out. Once you’ve made it at home a few times you’ll never pay the big bucks again.
This special recipe for Kourabiethes was given to me by a beautiful Greek lady made her cookies often and brought them to church. An absolutely divine, melt in the mouth, crumbly cookie, perfect with a coffee or given as a gift.
Welcome the Christmas season in a healthy and delicious way with this sugar free pumpkin pie.
A list of my five top flavour families that will become your new go-to for cooking. Simply mix and match flavours with your choice of meat, vegetables or salad and you can be confidently creative.