Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

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

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

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

Easy Pea and Mint Dip

Easy Pea and Mint Dip. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Easy Pea and Mint Dip not only tastes great, but it also looks fantastic. For entertaining or casual snacks at home, dips are always popular. This one has a light, fresh flavour and is quickly and easily made. I make this dip in minutes using frozen peas. Most of us have a packet of peas in our freezer. The … 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

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

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