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

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

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad is vibrantly-coloured and flavour-filled. It not only looks beautiful it tastes fantastic. It has the bright tang of citrus, the fresh flavour of mint, the savoury contrast of red onion and the textural contrast of pomegranate seeds (arils). These beautiful ingredients sit on a bed of bright green, nutritious baby spinach. The salad is … Read More

Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad

Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This very easy Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad will brighten even the dullest day. I developed this recipe after being captivated by a stand of gorgeous, orange mandarins at Adelaide Central Market. Whilst I immediately enjoyed them in their fresh, natural state I felt that there must be a way to use them in a side dish and so this … Read More

Spinach and Feta Galettes

Spinach and Feta Galettes. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Today I’m going to share with you a recipe for Spinach and Feta Galettes, a recipe which I have been making since my school days. This is such an easy recipe that I almost overlooked it. Whilst deceptively simple, it is ideal as an appetiser, a light meal or perfect to serve at brunch. Whilst this savoury vegetable tart is … Read More

Pumpkin, Ricotta and Sage Pasta Shells

My Roasted Pumpkin, Ricotta and Sage Pasta Shells are a delicious make-ahead meal! When entertaining, it is important to be as organised as possible. This makes your role as a host much more relaxed. As such, meal preparation really is key. Dishes prepared in advance mean you won’t be spending half the time in the kitchen, missing out on having … Read More

Easy Tuna and Potato Patties

These Easy Tuna and Potato Patties are a great dinner option that the whole family will enjoy. I was making these Tuna Patties long before I started the blog. They are a favourite of mine and with just 6 main ingredients they are a simple, yet flavoursome meal. We’ve all had those days when life spirals out of control. When … Read More

Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut

Sometimes, a warming bowl of soup is exactly what I crave. My Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut is nourishing, flavoursome and simple to prepare. Since commencing my food blogging journey, I have been delighted with the connections I have made. I regularly communicate with bloggers worldwide, and although we haven’t met in person, I hold them very close to my … 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

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