Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties

Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

More often than not, I find myself dreaming of food – whether I am awake or asleep! These Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties were the result of one of those moments. They’re the ideal appetiser to serve with drinks; crisp, flaky pastry filled with a bacon and onion mixture. It is savoury goodness in mini form! Best of all? This … Read More

Gluten-Free Caramel Cookies

When those cookie cravings hit and you need cookies fast, these Gluten-Free Caramel Cookies are the answer. In fact, baking does not get easier or quicker than these delicious cookies. I can confidently say that they will be a popular addition to your collection of baking recipes. With just 5 basic ingredients, all pantry staples, you can bake these cookies … Read More

Three Ingredient Lemon Marmalade

Three Ingredient Lemon Marmalade. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Lemon Marmalade has always been a favourite with my parents, my father in particular. He has been without his homemade breakfast condiment for a few weeks now and has politely let us know that a jar of shop-bought marmalade is not on his agenda. As fortune would have it, a friend presented me with some beautiful, homegrown lemons and I … Read More

Smoked Salmon Wreath

Smoked Salmon Wreath. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Smoked Salmon Wreath is a quick, easy and elegant starter. As a result, it will make a stunning centrepiece for your festive table. For this lovely appetiser, smoked salmon is truly the star of the show. It is accompanied by thin slices of peppery radish, in addition to curls of cooling cucumber, finely sliced lemon, tangy caper berries, spring … Read More

Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint

Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

In Australia, spring is almost here and I am happily anticipating being able to once again enjoy my Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint. When asparagus is plentiful and inexpensive I like to use it in as many ways as possible. Just a few of the ways I enjoy it are with pasta, in risotto, as a soup or simply … Read More

Bacon and Egg Galettes

Bacon and Egg Galettes. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Many people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I present to you a very delicious way to start your day: my Bacon and Egg Galettes. Caramelised onions, tasty bacon, a delicious egg, all contained within a flaky pastry case. This is an ideal breakfast or brunch, and best of all, it is really simple to … Read More

Classic Key Lime Pie

Classic Key Lime Pie. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This all-American Classic Key Lime Pie may be one of the easiest pies that you have ever made. It certainly will be one of the most delicious. The filling is creamy and smooth, with the bright, zesty flavour of lime which is balanced by the sweetened condensed milk. And then the irresistible creaminess of the filling is offset by the … Read More

Individual Lemon Curd Meringues

Individual Lemon Curd Meringues. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

These Individual Lemon Curd Meringues are an elegant dessert and much easier to make than you may think. The crispy shells, which encase a tender interior, lend themselves to a variety of toppings. Here, I have used my homemade lemon curd, some lightly whipped cream and blueberries. However, there are numerous toppings which would be suitable and you are only … Read More

Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad

Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad came about following a visit to the Adelaide Central Market. I was going to make a salad using red radishes – but then I came across some gorgeous watermelon radishes and I knew that I would love to include them. The watermelon radish is an heirloom variety of the Chinese daikon radish. From the … Read More

Salt and Pepper Roasted Walnuts

Salt and Pepper Roasted Walnuts. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Although this recipe contains just a handful of basic ingredients, there is one, very clever, little cooking tip which will enhance the dishes in which you use these nuts. The clue is in the title; you roast the nuts! This easy recipe for Salt and Pepper Roasted Walnuts is deceptively simple. It is, however, very versatile. These roasted nuts are … Read More