Chargrilled Asparagus with Feta and Mint

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

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

Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad

Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Radish, Feta and Cucumber Salad came about following a visit to the Adelaide Central Market. I was going to make a salad using red radishes – but then I came across some gorgeous watermelon radishes and I knew that I would love to include them. The watermelon radish is an heirloom variety of the Chinese daikon radish. From the … Read More

Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

These Crispy Baked Parmesan Tomatoes are one of my favourite side dishes. They are easy to make with ingredients you may have to hand. I fill ripe, flavoursome tomatoes with a mixture of panko breadcrumbs combined with dried oregano, parmesan cheese, parsley and garlic. Then I bake the tomatoes until they are soft and the breadcrumb topping is golden and … Read More

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad

Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This Orange, Spinach and Pomegranate Salad is vibrantly-coloured and flavour-filled. It not only looks beautiful it tastes fantastic. It has the bright tang of citrus, the fresh flavour of mint, the savoury contrast of red onion and the textural contrast of pomegranate seeds (arils). These beautiful ingredients sit on a bed of bright green, nutritious baby spinach. The salad is … Read More

Marinated Tomato Salad

Marinated Tomato Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

Recently, whilst on holiday, I enjoyed a Marinated Tomato Salad for the first time. The Italian café in the hotel in which I was staying served a version of this lovely salad and I have been enjoying it ever since. Whilst I use tomatoes in a myriad of ways, I frequently serve fresh tomatoes in a very simple manner. A … Read More

Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad

Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad. A recipe by It's Not Complicated Recipes.

This very easy Quinoa, Mandarin and Spinach Salad will brighten even the dullest day. I developed this recipe after being captivated by a stand of gorgeous, orange mandarins at Adelaide Central Market. Whilst I immediately enjoyed them in their fresh, natural state I felt that there must be a way to use them in a side dish and so this … Read More

Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut

Sometimes, a warming bowl of soup is exactly what I crave. My Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut is nourishing, flavoursome and simple to prepare. Since commencing my food blogging journey, I have been delighted with the connections I have made. I regularly communicate with bloggers worldwide, and although we haven’t met in person, I hold them very close to my … Read More

Eggplant Involtini

Eggplant Involtini is the ideal Italian comfort food. Involtini loosely translates as small bundles of food. That is, food which has an outer layer wrapped around a filling. Veal is frequently used but chicken, fish or vegetables are also used. Here I have slices of shallow fried eggplant wrapped around a flavour filled, creamy ricotta filling. The small bundles are … Read More

Gnocchi Alla Romana (Semolina Gnocchi)

Gnocchi alla Romana, also known as Semolina Gnocchi, is an ideal dish when you are in need of Italian comfort food. When hearing the word “gnocchi”, most of us will automatically think of the small pillows of potato dough. However, there are many types of gnocchi and I love them all. Over time, many of them will appear here. Gnocchi … Read More

Mushroom San Choy Bow

Mushroom San Choy Bow is a fabulous meal for vegetarians and carnivores alike. San Choy Bow is a popular dish, served in most Chinese restaurants. It is one of my favourites and one that I frequently order. On a number of occasions, I have enjoyed the pork, chicken, duck and quail versions of this dish. However, the idea of creating … Read More