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

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

Soy Roasted Almonds

Soy Roasted Almonds are a delicious snack that takes minutes to prepare. You can enjoy them served warm straight from the oven or make them in advance and serve cool. They are a delicious nibble served with your beverage of choice. Enjoy with my Strawberry Prosecco or Cosmopolitan. I also love to keep the almonds on hand for when I … 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