Preserved Chillies in Oil

Preserved Chillies in Oil

Preserved Chillies in Oil are an ideal way to enhance the flavour of a dish. I first came across this style of chilli some years ago at our favourite pizza restaurant. The owner had a personal jar of preserved chillies, his own personal stash. Knowing how much I enjoyed them, he brought them out whenever we dined there. I asked … Read More

Broccoli and Potato Soup

Broccoli and Potato Soup

Broccoli and Potato Soup is satisfying, smooth and creamy. However, the great advantage of this soup is that it uses potatoes to provide a creamy texture so that no heavy cream is required. It is quick and easy to make, lovely to eat and extremely nutritious. Made from simple ingredients, it is quick to prepare and you can have it … Read More

Greek Style Chicken and Salsa

Greek Style Chicken Salsa

Greek Style Chicken and Salsa is the perfect dish for those moments you just want (or need) a quick meal. This recipe has it all. It is quick to make and perfect for those moments you want a nutritious meal that is full of flavour. The chicken is seasoned with salt, pepper and oregano, cooked quickly in a grill pan … Read More

Vegan Cashew Cream

Cashew cream in a bowl

This easily made delicious Vanilla Cashew Cream is sure to become a favourite. It is vegan – meaning it is suitable for those on a plant-based diet, or lactose intolerant. Or, perhaps for people who just want a more nutritious condiment. I had so much fun creating our Vegan Tofu Sesame Toasts recipe for my friend Natalie at http://www.doesitwork.tv recently, that I decided … Read More

Easy Strawberry Sauce

Easy Strawberry Sauce

Easy Strawberry Sauce – a delicious addition to any dessert! With strawberry season almost here in Australia, I would like to share this quick and easy recipe for a delicious strawberry sauce. One of the great advantages of making things at home is that you know exactly what they contain and you get to make them just the way you … Read More

Healthy Oat Yoghurt Pancakes

Healthy Oat Yoghurt Pancakes

Hope you’re all having a great weekend – and I promise it will be made better if you make and enjoy these delicious Healthy Oat Yoghurt Pancakes. So many people tell me they don’t eat breakfast. It’s beyond my grumbling tummy to understand this. I believe it’s not called the most important meal of the day for no reason. I … Read More

Tofu Sesame Toasts

Tofu Sesame Toasts

If you are vegan/vegetarian or if you have a seafood allergy, this recipe for Tofu Sesame Toasts will be of interest to you. This is a must-try recipe, inspired by the classic Chinese appetiser, prawn toast. They are quick and easy to make and their delicate balance of flavours may convert even those who strongly dislike tofu. My friend Natalie runs … Read More

Brandied Oranges

Brandied Oranges

These Brandied Oranges are delightful! Even as Winter is coming to an end here in Australia, there is still time to enjoy navel oranges at their peak quality. This popular orange variety is sweet, juicy and seedless and ideal for making brandied oranges. This is an elegant dessert, simple and not difficult to make. It’s very refreshing and ideal to … Read More

Pea and Mint Fritters

Pea and Mint Fritters

These easy, gluten-free pea and mint fritters make a delicious vegetarian appetiser or main meal. There is no better herb to pair with peas than the wonderfully fresh flavour of mint; in addition to that combination, some salty feta adds a welcome creaminess to every bite. Golden and crunchy, most people will love these fritters. The exterior has a delicate, … Read More

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes are a simple dish to brighten up the tomato flavour. I rarely use fresh tomatoes in winter, when they are not in season. They’re always disappointing; they’re not the rich, deep red of vine-ripened summer tomatoes. They lack colour and they lack flavour. But if I do feel in need of a fresh tomato, I roast them. … Read More