Green Goddess Dip

My Green Goddess Dip is packed full of delicious fresh herbs and takes just minutes to prepare! Dips are a fantastic dish to prepare when you’re entertaining, or simply looking for a quick snack. To make this simple dip, I wash and dry a selection of fresh herbs and roughly chop them. I then add the herbs to a blender, … Read More

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Salad

My Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Salad with pomegranate and mint is healthy, satisfying and totally delicious. This is a great salad which is easily prepared. It is full of health-benefiting nutrients, bright flavours and contrasting textures. Furthermore, it is very pretty to look at. The bright green herbs lift the neutral colours of the salad. A sprinkle of pomegranate arils adds … Read More

Charred Corn and Black Bean Salad

This Charred Corn and Black Bean Salad is a fresh and vibrant side dish. I love to eat colourful food and the colours in this salad are amazing. I believe in the notion that we “eat with our eyes first”, finding that if the food looks good it is much more appetising. However, this is not just a salad which … Read More

Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad

Roasted Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad is a delicious variation on a previous recipe. The recipe in question demonstrates the versatility of Roasted Cherry Tomatoes. With minimal changes to the basic recipe, you will have another way in which to enjoy them; this time as a delicious salad. I generally serve this dish as an appetiser. It does however also make … Read More

Roasted Capsicum Soup with Basil Oil

My Roasted Capsicum Soup with Basil Oil is so comforting to eat. The delicious combination of red peppers, tomato and onion roasted to perfection offers a delightfully sweet and comforting taste. I love to serve this soup with a basil oil which takes seconds to make. The flavours complement each other so well, and the colour is so vibrant! Aside … Read More

Baked Stuffed Mushrooms

My Baked Stuffed Mushrooms are delicious and easily prepared. Even non-mushroom lovers will be won over – and I speak from a personal perspective. I’m not a huge fan of mushrooms but I really enjoy them when prepared this way. Part of the reason that I dislike mushrooms is textural; there can be a sliminess which I find off-putting. However, … Read More

Thai Vermicelli Noodle Salad

My Thai Vermicelli Noodle Salad has been on regular rotation throughout the very hot summer we have been experiencing in South Australia. This food blogger has had little desire to turn on the oven or stand over the stove for an extended period of time. In fact, this light and refreshing noodle salad is quickly and easily made, requiring just … Read More

Bacon and Onion Tarts

These Bacon and Onion Tarts are not dissimilar to a mini quiche. They’re simple to make, and utterly delicious. Best of all, you can cook them prior to your guests’ arrival and reheat just before serving. I do love something you can prepare in advance! I serve these tarts frequently at my dinner parties – they’re the perfect pre-dinner nibble, … Read More

Thai Chicken Larb

On days when you feel like a lighter meal option, Thai Chicken Larb is an ideal dish. Larb is a Thai mince-meat salad, made with lime juice, fish sauce and fresh herbs. Although regarded as the “unofficial” national dish of Laos, Larb is also enjoyed throughout Thailand. With this version I have used chicken mince but it can also be … Read More

Cheese and Herb Filo Pie

You will find many occasions to serve this Easy Greek Cheese and Herb Pie. It meets all the required criteria for my favourite recipes. It is quickly and easily made and is full of flavour. Furthermore, you can assemble it in just 20 minutes and while it bakes there is time to prepare a salad to accompany it. If you … Read More