Smoked Salmon Pate

My Smoked Salmon Pate is a delicious appetiser. It is a dish that you can prepare in just ten minutes, or less if you work quickly!! I love to serve this when I have friends or family over – even those who are not huge seafood fans can’t resist this creamy, flavoursome dip! For this recipe, I use Hot Smoked … 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

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

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

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

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

Mushroom San Choy Bow

Mushroom San Choy Bow is a fabulous meal for vegetarians and carnivores alike. San Choy Bow is a popular dish, served in most Chinese restaurants. It is one of my favourites and one that I frequently order. On a number of occasions, I have enjoyed the pork, chicken, duck and quail versions of this dish. However, the idea of creating … Read More