Recipes
Veggie Omelette Recipe

Veggie Omelette Recipe

Veggie Omelette Recipe A filling meal you can whip up in no time, and it’s perfect for any time of day.   This simple veggie omelette recipe is one of my go-to’s for a fast and filling meal at home. You can vary the ingredients used, but the recipe below with spring onions, tomato and fresh...
Pumpkin and Broccoli Quiche with Veggie Crust

Pumpkin and Broccoli Quiche with Veggie Crust

Pumpkin and Broccoli Quiche with a Veggie Crust A delicious meat free meal perfect for a mid-week dinner or as a starter at your next dinner party This pumpkin and broccoli quiche with a veggie crust is the perfect easy-to-whip-up meal for Meatless Monday, or any day of the week. I love the veggie crust,...
Thai Recipes - Make the Classics at Home

Thai Recipes – Make the Classics at Home

Thai Recipes Learn how to make some of the local classics at home   Living in rural Thailand has it’s pros and cons, but one of the pros has been access to traditional Thai food, unadulterated by or for Western sensibilities. This has changed my palette somewhat – food without proper spices or kick have...
How to Make a Thai Omelette (Khai Jiow)

How to Make a Thai Omelette (Khai Jiow)

How to Make a Thai Omelette Whip up this simple, quick and filling traditional Thai meal for one   Khai Jiow (Thai omelette) is a common offering at local Thai markets. Often cooked in a wok  – Thai omelette is a quick and filling meal, eaten with rice and a few light garnishings like cucumber...
Khanom Chan - Thai Steamed Layered Dessert

Khanom Chan – Thai Steamed Layered Dessert

Khanom Chan – How to Make Thai Steamed Layered Dessert Learn how to make this chewy, layer upon layer dessert of sticky sweet goodness    Khanom Chan is a steamed Thai layered dessert. It is made by pouring a flavoured sweetened coconut milk mixture and steaming it in small metal or silicon moulds, then layering it with...
Sri Lankan Coconut Sambol Recipe

Sri Lankan Coconut Sambol Recipe

Sri Lankan Coconut Sambol Recipe  Straight from the kitchen at Palm Cove Mirissa, Sri Lanka   Travelling in Sri Lanka, we devoured so many delicious and plentiful curry feasts just like the one above. Breakfasts were hoppers or eggs on thick cut toast or roti served with curries, dahl, and of course the ultimate Sri...
9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes

9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes

  9 Easy Morning Tea Recipes A selection of sweet and treat ideas for your next morning tea.   The ritual of morning tea is very Australian. My first introduction to this meal time was at primary school, and along with afternoon tea it’s something I still very much enjoy (any excuse to have a treat!). Whether...
Eggplant Cannelloni Recipe

Eggplant Cannelloni Recipe

  Eggplant Cannelloni by Toni Curcio Serves 4-6 people   This delicious dish comes straight out of my Mum’s recipe repertoire. It is a simple Italian vegetarian dish that uses eggplants instead of traditional cannelloni pasta shells filled with ricotta and spinach. She also tops them with passata sauce. We often eat Mum’s Eggplant Cannelloni as a main...
Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Hot Cross Bun Recipe

  This is a wonderfully simple hot cross bun recipe adapted from the classic Australian home economics cookbook, Cookery the Australian Way. For lovers of hot cross buns without thick peel and too much fruit, this recipe is for you. I thought about adding chocolate chips instead of sultanas, but I felt it would overcomplicate the flavours....
Coconut Recipes

Coconut Recipes

Coconuts, coconuts, coconuts. Coconuts have long been an un-coincidental theme in both my diet and my recipes for many years. In fact the majority of the sweets I bake seem to almost always contain coconut. If you’re a coco-phile too, I’ve rounded up all the recipes on DC that feature coconuts. Stay tuned for more...
Coconut Banana Bread Recipe

Coconut Banana Bread Recipe

COCONUT BANANA BREAD RECIPE My first memories of banana bread take me back to the tuck shop at school. Pre-packaged into individual slices these brown, peppery looking rectangles sat upright in a neat row. They were ok but a little processed so I wasn’t a repeat buyer. Much later on however, banana bread became much...
Strawberry Coconut Pancakes

Strawberry Coconut Pancakes

STRAWBERRY COCONUT PANCAKES Serves 2 people (makes five to six medium sized pancakes)   1 cup rye flour 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 3/4 cup chopped strawberries 3/4 cup rice milk 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1 tbsp ground cardamom and fine caster sugar mixed together (1/2...