Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli – a gluten-free spin on a classic dish. I have converted this popular Middle Eastern salad to a gluten free version by using quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). Quinoa is an ancient crop, originally from the Andes, and is the seed of a plant which is related to chard and spinach. It has the versatility of rice and can be … Read More

Smoked Salmon Bread Tartlets

Smoked Salmon Bread Tartlets

Smoked Salmon Bread Tartlets – a delicious canape that is easily made! Pastry making can be daunting to the most experienced cook. So, if you avoid pastry making, you will find these little canape cases are just the thing. They’re so simple, made in minutes from bread which takes the place of pastry as a case for these delicious appetisers. … Read More

Thai Style Chicken and Noodle Meatballs

Thai Noodle Chicken Balls

Thai Style Chicken and Noodle Meatballs are a delicious canape! Try these at your next dinner party or drinks catch up – they’re sure to be popular with your family and friends! I believe in the importance of a good appetiser, and these meatballs are my go-to recipe for many occasions. One of my favourite things about this dish is … Read More

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup – a golden bowl of goodness that is sure to delight! Baby, it’s cold outside. Winter in Australia has well and truly arrived. Warm up with a bowl of my comforting Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup! This soup truly is delicious and nutritious. It is one of the first recipes I ever learnt to … Read More

Roasted Capsicum Pesto

Roasted Capsicum Pesto

Inspired from a trip to Spain, this Roasted Capsicum Pesto is delicious and simple to make! This red capsicum pesto was inspired by a visit to Spain last year. Since then, I have been craving the flavours of Spain. Spanish food is colourful, vibrant and full of flavour. Dishes vary across the different regions but the use of olive oil … Read More

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint – a zesty and refreshing spin on a classic salad. To me, potatoes are a store cupboard essential; they are the most versatile of vegetables. If you have potatoes in the house, you have the beginning of numerous dishes. I use them to make gnocchi, bake them, roast them, use in soup, make chips or … Read More

Potato Soup

Potato Soup

Potato Soup – creamy, delicious – and vegan!! Simple to make, and a meal for all to enjoy. It’s Winter here in Australia, and what better way to warm up than with a hearty bowl of soup. There’s not a can or a packet insight here, however! Introducing my Potato Soup. This soup can be on your table in under … Read More

Creamy Whipped Feta

Whipped feta with a lemon

Creamy Whipped Feta – a delicious dip that you can make super fast! With just a few ingredients this simple, tasty feta dip is quickly made. When I think of feta I think of a very tasty, crumbly cheese, delicious to eat and essential to a Greek salad. However, its essential crumbly characteristic means it’s almost impossible to use as … Read More

Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Tarts

Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Tarts on a cooling rack

This is a simple recipe for a savoury tart! Blue cheese is one of those foods that divides people. They either love it or leave it. It’s a food that gets a strong reaction either way. So I offer the recipe for these tarts for those who love blue cheese and also in the hope I can convert those (or … Read More