Individual Strawberry Meringues

By Alexandra | November 14, 2019 | 24 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’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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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

Thai Noodle Chicken Balls

Thai Style Chicken and Noodle Meatballs

By Alexandra | July 25, 2018

Thai Style Chicken and Noodle Meatballs are a delicious canape! Try these at your next dinner party or drinks catch up – they’re sure to be popular with your family and friends! I believe in the importance of a good appetiser, and these meatballs are my go-to recipe for many occasions. One of my favourite things about this dish is … Read More

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

By Alexandra | July 24, 2018

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

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Around here, we like to make sure our recipes will be easy for you to make with your busy schedule, yet still full of flavor, delicious ingredients and of course, love.

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