Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Shells

Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Shells

Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Shells – a delicious and warming baked pasta dish. When entertaining, my preference is for food which is simple to prepare but also has lots of flavour. A very important part of successful entertaining is a relaxed host. The key to being a relaxed host is simple food which can largely be prepared in advance. (Who wants … Read More

Gluten Free Olive and Rosemary Focaccia

Gluten Free Foccacia

Gluten Free Olive and Rosemary Focaccia – a delicious Italian classic! To label this focaccia as “fantastic” is quite a statement, but I assure you, in no way is it exaggerated. Those of you who have had to eliminate gluten from your diet will be well aware that bread which is gluten free frequently doesn’t satisfy as it did in … 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

My Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Tarts will be a hit at your next party! 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 … Read More