Roasted Mediterranean Olives

By Alexandra | October 15, 2019 | 10 Comments

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

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Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

By Alexandra | October 11, 2019 | 4 Comments
Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

My Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge is a seriously scrumptious sweet treat! (That sentence is difficult to say, but it truly does this recipe justice!) My friends and family will tell you that I have a serious love for coffee. (In particular, triple-shot flat white coffee!) I have never been one to include sugar in coffee or tea, but I … Read More

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Creamy Lemon Pie

By Alexandra | October 8, 2019 | 18 Comments
Creamy Lemon Pie. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

My Creamy Lemon Pie is the perfect dessert for those who love the flavour of lemons. There is so much to like about this pie. Every bite offers the refreshing, bright flavour of lemon, softened and smoothed by the luscious, creamy filling. A simple, crisp crust perfectly offsets the creamy texture of the filling. You will find that the crust … Read More

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Apricot and Cream Cheese Pastry

By Alexandra | October 3, 2019 | 26 Comments
Apricot and Cream Cheese Pastry. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

I have been looking forward to enjoying an Apricot and Cream Cheese Pastry for a while now.  However, as fresh apricots are not yet in season, and I can wait no longer, I am using canned apricots in these pastries. The combination of the flaky pastry, the cheesecake-style filling and the fresh-tasting apricots is delicious. Do not be deterred by … Read More

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Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties

By Alexandra | September 12, 2019 | 48 Comments
Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

More often than not, I find myself dreaming of food – whether I am awake or asleep! These Mini Bacon and Onion Pasties were the result of one of those moments. They’re the ideal appetiser to serve with drinks; crisp, flaky pastry filled with a bacon and onion mixture. It is savoury goodness in mini form! Best of all? This … Read More

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Three Ingredient Lemon Marmalade. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Three Ingredient Lemon Marmalade

By Alexandra | September 5, 2019

Lemon Marmalade has always been a favourite with my parents, my father in particular. He has been without his homemade breakfast condiment for a few weeks now and has politely let us know that a jar of shop-bought marmalade is not on his agenda. As fortune would have it, a friend presented me with some beautiful, homegrown lemons and I … Read More

Smoked Salmon Wreath. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Smoked Salmon Wreath

By Alexandra | September 2, 2019

This Smoked Salmon Wreath is a quick, easy and elegant starter. As a result, it will make a stunning centrepiece for your festive table. For this lovely appetiser, smoked salmon is truly the star of the show. It is accompanied by thin slices of peppery radish, in addition to curls of cooling cucumber, finely sliced lemon, tangy caper berries, spring … Read More

Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint

By Alexandra | August 30, 2019

In Australia, spring is almost here and I am happily anticipating being able to once again enjoy my Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint. When asparagus is plentiful and inexpensive I like to use it in as many ways as possible. Just a few of the ways I enjoy it are with pasta, in risotto, as a soup or simply … Read More

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