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

Fresh Peach Chutney

When peaches are abundant, I like to make the most of the season and one of the ways in which I use them is this Fresh Peach Chutney. Once again, I have received some beautiful stone fruit from my friend Brad, who lives in the Riverland. We have been privileged to enjoy the deliciously sweet, juicy, fragrant fruit in so … 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

Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

Healthy, delicious and tasty – my Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad is a great side-dish or main meal. Quinoa is such a versatile ingredient, and very easy to cook with. Pronounced keen-wah, Quinoa is an ancient crop, originally from the Andes. It is from the seed of a plant, which is related to chard and spinach. It is packed full of … Read More

Easy Four Ingredient Fruit Cake

You are going to love this Easy 4 Ingredient Fruit Cake.  I have seen similar recipes circulating for a number of years but I was sceptical that such a simple recipe could produce a worthwhile result. So, I finally plucked up some courage and baked this cake and I’m delighted that I did. Although this fruit cake recipe contains minimal … Read More

Baked Feta with Olives and Rosemary

Baked Feta with Olives and Rosemary

Baked Feta with Olives and Rosemary is the perfect appetiser for last-minute guests. It is quickly and easily prepared; just 10 minutes (or less) to prepare, and, while it bakes in the oven, you can open the wine. Then sit back, relax and enjoy the vibrant flavours of the Mediterranean. A recent visit to Greece inspired this lovely appetiser. Baked … Read More

Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint Dip

You will love this Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint dip. It is light, creamy and refreshing and incredibly easy to make. Here I have combined two of my favourite ingredients, avocado and Greek yoghurt.  I have boosted their flavour by the addition of lime juice and mint. The most famous of avocado dips is, of course, guacamole. With good reason, it … Read More