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.

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The Best Chocolate Muffins

By Alexandra | July 22, 2018

The Best Chocolate Muffin Recipe is here… It’s Sunday morning and that means freshly baked muffins. The muffins I’ve baked today are the American-style, made from a batter which is leavened with a raising agent. The American style muffin differs from the English which is basically a flattish roll, leavened with yeast. These are split and toasted, buttered and often served with … Read More

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint

Potato Salad with Peas and Mint

By Alexandra | July 21, 2018

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

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Easy Almond Cake

By Alexandra | July 17, 2018

Easy Almond Cake – this is a dessert which is sure to impress! This cake completely destroys the notion that a packet cake mix is the fastest and easiest way to go. This is one of the easiest cake recipes ever and it produces amazing results. I love a recipe that’s easy to prepare, tastes good and can be used … Read More

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