Roasted Mediterranean Olives

By Alexandra | October 15, 2019 | 14 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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Vegan Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

By Alexandra | October 11, 2019 | 24 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 | 22 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 | 28 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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I’m Alex. I am a passionate foodie, writer and lover of life.

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

Together with my Mother, Faye, we will bring you recipes that are delicious and will satisfy those cravings but won’t have you spending hours in the kitchen. After all – it’s not complicated.

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Chocolate Sour Cream Cake

By Alexandra | August 1, 2018

Chocolate Sour Cream Cake -a delicious and simple cake that will become a household favourite!   This cake ticks all the boxes: It’s quick and easy   Well, it’s cake   Wait – did I mention it’s chocolate cake 🙂   And, gluten free – but everyone will love it   The most of important of all – it tastes fantastic I’m … Read More

Gluten Free Foccacia

Gluten Free Olive and Rosemary Focaccia

By Alexandra | July 30, 2018

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

Toffee crisps

Toffee Crisps

By Alexandra | July 26, 2018

  Toffee Crisps are a delicious sweet treat that is easy to make, and great to have on hand! I have adapted this lovely recipe from the Australian Women’s Weekly “Cooking Class Cookbook”. It’s difficult to categorise the Toffee Crisps; they fit somewhere between a biscuit and confectionery. But one thing is certain; you will find the crisps absolutely delicious … Read More

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