Broccoli Stem and Carrot Slaw

Broccoli Stem and Carrot Slaw is crisp, colourful and totally delicious. I make it from simple, everyday ingredients and yet every bite of this salad is full of texture and bright flavours, all of which complement each other. It is the perfect side dish to serve with a barbecue, alongside a family dinner or to take on a picnic. It … Read More

The Best Baba Ganoush

It is no exaggeration to call this recipe The Best Baba Ganoush. This classic Baba Ganoush is vegan, gluten-free and nut-free. That makes this dip a great appetiser for guests who have specific dietary requirements.  It is a simple and delicious eggplant dip that is full of complexity and depth of flavour. With good reason, hummus gets a great deal … Read More

Easy Easter Chocolate Cake – Gluten Free

Our Easy Easter Chocolate Cake combines two recipes we have previously shared on the blog. Ideal for a celebration, this is a cake that the whole family will enjoy! You will find many occasions to make it, so be sure to save this recipe! We enjoy this recipe using Gluten-Free flour, but you can easily switch to regular flour if … Read More

Eggplant Involtini

Eggplant Involtini is the ideal Italian comfort food. Involtini loosely translates as small bundles of food. That is, food which has an outer layer wrapped around a filling. Veal is frequently used but chicken, fish or vegetables are also used. Here I have slices of shallow fried eggplant wrapped around a flavour filled, creamy ricotta filling. The small bundles are … Read More

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Banana Bites

My Chocolate and Peanut Butter Banana Bites are a bit of a mouthful to say, but it’s a mouthful you’re going to enjoy eating! On Monday, I shared with you my recipe for Roasted Carrot Hummus, at the request of my good friend Erica from Bring Your Own Kombucha. Erica asked me to write a sweet and savoury recipe, ideal … Read More

Roasted Carrot Hummus

I love a quickly prepared appetiser. My Roasted Carrot Hummus is ideal when you are entertaining, or looking for a delicious and nutritious snack! I was speaking with my good friend Erica from Bring Your Own Kombucha recently. Erica was keen for a couple of easily prepared, healthy treats for Easter. I suggested one of my favourite dips, my Roasted … Read More

Chocolate Leaf Easter Wreath

My Chocolate Leaf Easter Wreath may be the centrepiece you need for your Easter table. Easter is a lovely time to gather with family and friends. Set the right atmosphere for your Easter celebration with an easy-to-make table centrepiece. Whilst many of us will hang a welcoming Easter wreath on our front door, don’t be afraid to think outside of … Read More

Easy Plum Jam

This Easy Plum Jam is a great way to make the most of a quantity of plump, juicy, sweet plums. When you make this jam you will have your produce to enjoy all year long. That is if it lasts that long! A good, home-made Plum Jam is a useful and tasty addition to your pantry. It is a delicious … Read More

Gnocchi Alla Romana (Semolina Gnocchi)

Gnocchi alla Romana, also known as Semolina Gnocchi, is an ideal dish when you are in need of Italian comfort food. When hearing the word “gnocchi”, most of us will automatically think of the small pillows of potato dough. However, there are many types of gnocchi and I love them all. Over time, many of them will appear here. Gnocchi … Read More

Simple Soups to Warm Your Soul

A selection of delicious Simple Soup Recipes to Warm Your Soul! Summer has drawn to an end here in Australia, and we are enjoying a lovely and sunny start to Autumn. As the weather cools down, however, it reminds me of just how much I adore food that is pure comfort. I want to share with you today a selection … Read More