In the warmer months when you are wanting to make the most of the sun, sometimes you don’t want to spend the whole evening cooking a meal. That’s why it’s always good to have a few quick and easy salad recipes up your sleeve that you can whip up in a jiffy and still impress – this salad is just that. I love salads that make the most of seasonal produce. Here we have green […]
These are my favourite savoury muffins! The best thing is that they are so easy to make but they taste and look like they could come from a café. This gourmet snack has some of my favourite ingredients in the recipe (sun-dried tomatoes, pesto and cheese) so it is no wonder that I love these mouthfuls of deliciousness. Great for a meal on the run or morning tea.
Two blog posts in a row for salmon… You must be thinking I am obsessed, but this was way too delicious not to post straight away. This noodle salad is a healthy summer dish full of crunchy vegetables. It is a great mid week meal when you’re feeling lazy and you’ve got no time to cook. The only cooking involved is of the noodles which takes around 4 minutes. All you need to do is […]
Roasted sticky chilli salmon is a dish full of Asian flavours that makes for a delicious evening meal. The original recipe comes from the Mind Food magazine. My friend Lucy made this for me one night and I absolutely loved it, so I chose to cook this for my Mum on her birthday. For a Summery meal you could serve the salmon topped with steamed, slivered asparagus and accompanied by a salad. Stir-fried asian greens […]
Vietnamese food is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and they get this reputation from the use of all the fresh ingredients and their minimal use of oil. This recipe will transport you straight to Vietnam. It is super delicious and also very healthy; it is jam packed with lots of fresh herbs and the pork is cooked in coconut water. Succulent slow cooked pork, fresh coriander and mint, a sprinkle of peanuts, […]
This is my all time favourite slice. I’ve loved it since high school. Back then I would regularly purchase a piece from the tuck shop if I could rake together enough coinage. Who knows why it is called magic slice, but there is no denying that it is simply delicious. The only problem when you bake it is that you want to devour it all.
If you always order polenta chips when you are out for lunch and dinner, here is a recipe for you. This recipe produces restaurant quality polenta chips! The chips taste so good, you would never guess that they are baked not fried. Thank you Donna Hay for the recipe and Laura for the inspiration. The polenta can also be prepared a few days in advance if you need.
When I went to Auckland a month or two ago I had the most amazing breakfast at Dear Jervois (click her to see the deliciousness). The balsamic mushrooms were so freaking good that I had to try find a way to recreate this dish at home ASAP. Hannah and I invited some friends over for brunch to celebrate the long weekend – I know Labour weekend was a while ago, but hey I have been […]