Roasted Mediterranean Olives

My Roasted Mediterranean Olives are an easily prepared, tasty appetiser which is an ideal accompaniment to a glass of wine. It’s as simple as combining a few varieties of olives, adding a few colourful, flavoursome aromatics and roasting for about 20 minutes. The olives become more tender and the flavours intensify. Roasting the olives brings them to life, their flavour … Read More

Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

My Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge is a seriously scrumptious sweet treat! (That sentence is difficult to say, but it truly does this recipe justice!) My friends and family will tell you that I have a serious love for coffee. (In particular, triple-shot flat white coffee!) I have never been one to include sugar in coffee or tea, but I … Read More

Creamy Lemon Pie

Creamy Lemon Pie. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

My Creamy Lemon Pie is the perfect dessert for those who love the flavour of lemons. There is so much to like about this pie. Every bite offers the refreshing, bright flavour of lemon, softened and smoothed by the luscious, creamy filling. A simple, crisp crust perfectly offsets the creamy texture of the filling. You will find that the crust … Read More

Apricot and Cream Cheese Pastry

Apricot and Cream Cheese Pastry. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

I have been looking forward to enjoying an Apricot and Cream Cheese Pastry for a while now.  However, as fresh apricots are not yet in season, and I can wait no longer, I am using canned apricots in these pastries. The combination of the flaky pastry, the cheesecake-style filling and the fresh-tasting apricots is delicious. Do not be deterred by … Read More

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