Recipes
Indonesian Inspired Tomato Sambal Recipe

Indonesian Inspired Tomato Sambal Recipe

Indonesian Inspired Tomato Sambal Recipe This Indonesian inspired Tomato Sambal is a delicious condiment to have on hand at all times to jazz up meals and snacks.  When we lived in Indonesia briefly, Sambal was one of my favourite Indonesian dishes, Tomato Sambal specifically. Sambal, is a sauce either made from fried (goreng) or raw (matah)...
A Simple Paprika Schnitzel Recipe

A Simple Paprika Schnitzel Recipe

Paprika Schnitzel Recipe Schnitzel to me, is one of the ultimate comfort foods. This Paprika Schnitzel recipe is a variant to the Italian-style Cotoletta I grew up with. The bread crumb mixture simply includes sweet paprika, along with salt and pepper. The combination creates a light aroma of paprika along with a hint of colour,...
Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe

 Vegetarian Lasagna Recipe This Vegetarian Lasagna recipe is a staple in our home – I make it once a month at a minimum. The sauce, made from scratch is so easy to make and flavoursome – just onions, Passata, zucchini and mushrooms. My husband (an avid meat eater), still can’t believe it’s meat free. In...
Baked Cauliflower Sour Cream Parmesan & Thyme

Baked Cauliflower Sour Cream Parmesan & Thyme

Baked Cauliflower with Sour Cream, Parmesan and Thyme In this baked cauliflower recipe, the cauliflower of course is the star. A few simple ingredients turn a vegetable I would normally break down to its florets, into something else completely – almost a vegetarian roast. The baked cauliflower works really well as a side to meat...
Parmesan Polenta Slice with Sweet Potato & Feta

Parmesan Polenta Slice with Sweet Potato & Feta

Parmesan Polenta Slice with Sweet Potato and Feta An easy and flavoursome savoury slice that you can eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Toddler friendly too. This is an easy recipe I’ve been making lately for the three of us as my daughter transitions to family food. I alternate ingredients but mostly the sweet potato...
Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce Recipe This Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce recipe is so easy to prepare and cook. While you boil water for the gnocchi you can get started on your sauce which is simply olive oil, onion, mushrooms, salt, pepper and cream. I love this for dinner when I’m looking for a...
Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe

Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe

Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe This Easy Chicken Apple Curry Recipe is an old favourite I learnt a very long time ago from a family friend. A non-spicy style curry, you soften the apples and onions together as a base to create a balanced but sweet curry sauce. After frying, the chicken simmers in the sauce,...
Potato Frittata Recipe

Potato Frittata Recipe

Potato Frittata Recipe This Potato Frittata recipe is a twist on the frittata my Mum made for us growing up (and still does!). It is such a comforting dish, and is really easy to put together. It serves two people (two slices each) as a main with salad for a light dinner or lunch, and...
Simple Baked Salmon Recipe (Salmon Boats)

Simple Baked Salmon Recipe (Salmon Boats)

Simple Baked Salmon Recipe (Salmon Boats) I generally refer to this simple Baked Salmon recipe as ‘salmon boats’ at home because they’re baked in a ‘boat’ of alo foil. What I love about this recipe is how simple it is to prepare and how well it presents and tastes. The best part is that the...
Mid Week Meal Recipes

Mid Week Meal Recipes

  Mid Week Meal Recipes What to cook for dinner tonight? This collection of mid-week meal recipes will provide some ideas. As tough as it can be at times to find variation, I do find that having set days to cook/eat certain types of food can help not only with budgeting and planning but takes...
Pasta Bake Recipe (Meat Free)

Pasta Bake Recipe (Meat Free)

Pasta Bake Recipe (Meat Free) For anyone that’s tried my Aunty Rosie’s Pasta Bake with meatballs, it is the true definition of comfort food. It’s a soft, flavour full bake with pockets of mozzarella that seem to stretch for miles, and juicy meatballs hidden within the layers of pasta. My Aunt’s recipe requires a particular combination...
6 Tips for Catering Your Next Party

6 Tips for Catering Your Next Party

6 Tips for Catering Your Next Party Some party catering tips for your next home gathering.  By Kevin Marshall   Social gatherings around food, drinks and music make for some of the most fun and memorable moments in our lives. When your time comes to host a dinner party, kid’s birthday or family gathering, you’ll...