Caprese Bread Tartlets

AlexandraNibbles and Small Bites, Starters, Vegetarian30 Comments

Caprese Bread Tartlets. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Even if you’re a novice cook you will find that these Caprese Bread Tartlets are very easy to prepare. They are great for entertaining and suitable for large or small groups of people. And, best of all, the flavours are fresh, bright and totally delicious. Using bread cases as the tartlet base is a brilliant way to make these easily … Read More

Spicy Roasted Almonds

AlexandraGluten Free, Nibbles and Small Bites, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian38 Comments

Spicy Roasted Almonds. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

These Spicy Roasted Almonds can be prepared quickly and easily, taking less than 30 minutes from start to finish. Furthermore, there are just four ingredients. This makes them an ideal appetiser when you’re short of time or when unexpected guests arrive. Why we love these Spicy Roasted Almonds: I’m a huge fan of roasted nuts. It’s a simple process which … Read More

Roasted Mediterranean Olives

AlexandraGluten Free, Nibbles and Small Bites, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian22 Comments

Roasted Mediterranean Olives. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

My Roasted Mediterranean Olives are an easily prepared, tasty appetiser which is an ideal accompaniment to a glass of wine. It’s as simple as combining a few varieties of olives, adding a few colourful, flavoursome aromatics and roasting for about 20 minutes. The olives become more tender and the flavours intensify. Roasting the olives brings them to life, their flavour … Read More

Salt and Pepper Roasted Walnuts

AlexandraGluten Free, Nibbles and Small Bites, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian100 Comments

Salt and Pepper Roasted Walnuts. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Although this recipe contains just a handful of basic ingredients, there is one, very clever, little cooking tip which will enhance the dishes in which you use these nuts. The clue is in the title; you roast the nuts! This easy recipe for Salt and Pepper Roasted Walnuts is deceptively simple. It is, however, very versatile. These roasted nuts are … Read More

Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

AlexandraBreakfast, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegetarian82 Comments

Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

These Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes are one of my favourite side dishes. They are easy to make with ingredients you may have to hand. I fill ripe, flavoursome tomatoes with a mixture of panko breadcrumbs combined with dried oregano, parmesan cheese, parsley and garlic. Then I bake the tomatoes until they are soft and the breadcrumb topping is golden and … Read More

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian96 Comments

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

Marinated Tomato Salad

AlexandraGluten Free, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian156 Comments

Marinated Tomato Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Recently, whilst on holiday, I enjoyed a Marinated Tomato Salad for the first time. The Italian café in the hotel in which I was staying served a version of this lovely salad and I have been enjoying it ever since. Whilst I use tomatoes in a myriad of ways, I frequently serve fresh tomatoes in a very simple manner. A … Read More