Individual Strawberry Meringues

By Alexandra | November 14, 2019 | 8 Comments

My Individual Strawberry Meringues are an easily made, elegant dessert. They look impressive, however, they are very simple to prepare. The crispy meringue shells have a slightly soft and chewy interior and are the perfect vessel for many different delicious toppings. For this recipe, I have made a simple strawberry sauce and served them with some lightly whipped cream.  Inspiration … Read More

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Cinnamon Sugar Puff Pastry Pinwheels

By Alexandra | October 21, 2019 | 48 Comments
Cinnamon Sugar Puff Pastry Pinwheels. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

When you want something quick and easy for brunch, dessert, or to accompany tea or coffee, these Cinnamon Sugar Puff Pastry Pinwheels are ideal. They are crisp, flaky and gently sweetened and spiced. Why we love these Cinnamon Sugar Puff Pastry Pinwheels: They can be put together with a minimum of effort and in very little time using store cupboard … Read More

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Caprese Bread Tartlets

By Alexandra | October 18, 2019 | 30 Comments
Caprese Bread Tartlets. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Even if you’re a novice cook you will find that these Caprese Bread Tartlets are very easy to prepare. They are great for entertaining and suitable for large or small groups of people. And, best of all, the flavours are fresh, bright and totally delicious. Using bread cases as the tartlet base is a brilliant way to make these easily … Read More

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Spicy Roasted Almonds

By Alexandra | October 16, 2019 | 38 Comments
Spicy Roasted Almonds. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

These Spicy Roasted Almonds can be prepared quickly and easily, taking less than 30 minutes from start to finish. Furthermore, there are just four ingredients. This makes them an ideal appetiser when you’re short of time or when unexpected guests arrive. Why we love these Spicy Roasted Almonds: I’m a huge fan of roasted nuts. It’s a simple process which … Read More

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Roasted Mediterranean Olives

By Alexandra | October 15, 2019 | 22 Comments
Roasted Mediterranean Olives. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

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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I live in Adelaide, South Australia with my two gorgeous cats – Sammi and Remy.

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Quick and Easy Lemon Ice Cream

Quick and Easy Lemon Ice Cream

By Alexandra | August 18, 2018

Quick and Easy Lemon Ice Cream is so simple, it will encourage you to only enjoy homemade ice cream from now on! Despite the bleak reality of winter here in the Southern hemisphere, I’m sharing this fantastic recipe for the quickest, easiest and creamiest ice cream. To me, ice cream is not seasonal, it’s delicious all year. Many of you … Read More

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

By Alexandra | August 15, 2018

Vegan Chocolate Cake – delicious, moist and full of chocolatey goodness! It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention”. I imagine that not many good things came from The Great Depression, the economic tragedy which occurred during the 1930s, but this Vegan Chocolate Cake would be one of them. Butter, milk and eggs were luxuries. They were expensive … Read More

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet Chilli Sauce

By Alexandra | August 14, 2018

Sweet Chilli Sauce – a delicious sauce that is so easy to make! If you enjoy adding a boost of flavour to your food look no further – this is the recipe for you. This Sweet Chilli Sauce is an enormously popular condiment and there are endless possibilities for its use. It is an essential condiment to many Asian recipes … Read More

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