Recipes

Simple Vegetable Sides – Eggplant Stacks with Mozzarella

This will be the last recipe in my simple vegetable sides series. You can see all of the recipes in this series here. I first made these eggplant stacks a few years ago for Key as part of a birthday meal for him and he loved them. At the time, I served them with some crumbed lamb cutl
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Kaya Ice Cream – 3 Ingredients Only and No Churn

I always get really excited when I read a recipe for home made ice cream until I see this torturous sentence ‘churn in your ice cream maker.’ I don’t have one though…wah! I had seen Nigella Lawson make a fabulous no churn ice cream years ago on TV, but I had fo
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DFM’s Spice Rub for Ribs, Meat and Salmon

I’ve mentioned DFM before. He is our Canberran friend that cooks a mean spit roast. His latest accomplishment is cooking his first suckling pig, which unfortunately we missed out on. Never fear, we shall cajole him to cook another one once we are settled back in Canberra. When we visi
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Simple Vegetable Sides – Roast Pumpkin with Chilli, Feta and Mint

I’d say that so far in my simple vegetable side series, this is one of the simplest recipes but also my favourite. Roast pumpkin with chilli, feta and mint just works so well. The chilli adds a little warmth to the sweet pumpkin, the feta is a nice salty and creamy hit and the m
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Mango and Chia Seed Puddings

I bought some chia seeds in my iHerb haul a while ago and I actually made these mango and chia seed puddings before Christmas, but haven’t been able to share them with you until now. I had my mango tart a few weeks ago and fish burgers (which heavily featured coconut) last week, so it
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Beef and Beetroot Rissoles with Haloumi, Horseradish and Mint

I am currently trying to complete operation ‘use-up.’ The removalists are coming in next Monday so I need to have the cupboards bare by then.  A lot of the staples like flour, sugar, rice and pasta are used up enough that I don’t mind throwing the last dregs out. The
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Tomato Bruschetta with Whipped Feta Spread

The word ‘bruschetta’ is one of those words that I can never remember how to pronounce correctly. If I go to order it at a restaurant or something, I always freeze up as I go to say it because a voice in my heads suddenly pops up and reminds me that I always say it wrong. Ok. I just l
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Simple Vegetable Sides – Roasted Brussels Sprouts Two Ways

When I was in primary school, I had a friend that used to say she was allergic to liquorice. I remember mum suggesting to my naïve self that perhaps she wasn’t allergic, it was just that she really disliked it. But I was adamant. No mum, she says she is actually allergic. I reme
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Fish Burgers with Coconut Mayonnaise and Coleslaw

Lets start off with something different today. These are some random, food related questions that I’ve answered for you. This format reminds me of one of those Q&A email chains that used to be pretty popular when I first starting working in an office environment. Anyway, fee
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