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Therapy in the kitchen - Potato, Pecorino & Rosemary bread.
Light, filling and fresh. This salad is the perfect thing to eat on its own for lunch or with grilled meat for dinner. Delicious Summer fare.
Delightful Hummingbird cupcakes topped with lemony cream cheese frosting and dried pineapple flowers.
Don't know what Crack Pie is? Best you hop on over and get acquainted.
Forget the stodgy restaurant version, Fettucini Al Fredo made right is one of the most delicious pasta you can make. So simple and so delicious.
Delicious and refreshing Clementine Sorbet-Granita. A new invention from my kitchen (what happens when you forget to break up the ice crystals in your sorbet).
Ripe red rosa tomatoes roasted with garlic, tossed with linguini & rocket/arugula, finished with Pecorino Romano.
Bacon & Beer Mac and cheese. No explanation needed. You're welcome!
Using left-over roast chicken and pairing it with sourdough croutons, goat's cheese and pine nuts makes this a hearty and delicious salad.
Plump pink prawns cooked in an aromatic coconut curry. Perfect casual dinner!
Oozy egg and crispy bacon is a classic combination which gets a serious punch of flavour with this chilli & almond pesto.
Curried lamb patties served on home-made Naan 'buns' topped with cool cucumber raita and sliced red onions.
Succulent pork belly roast stuffed with sweet and tangy apple & sage stuffing.
Crispy fried Scotch eggs covered in fragrant pork sausage meat is the perfect snack with ice-cold beers.
Crisp & golden potato rösti stacked with bacon, topped with a fried egg served with tomato & chilli relish is the perfect start to the weekend.
Ripe tomatoes tossed in a pungent basil dressing. Absolute simplicity, absolutely delicious!
Meltingly tender and aromatic beef brisket chili served inside a warm, soft taco with sour cream, grated cheese & fresh jalapenos.
Roasted ratatouille on tagliatelle makes for a rich dish packed with flavour.
Crispy cheesy corn cakes served with spicy & zesty avocado salsa makes a perfect vegetarian lunch/light dinner.
Plump & pink prawns served on a bed of crisp Iceberg lettuce dressed with a Marie Rose dressing. My modern version of Prawn cocktail in salad form.
Sticky, caramelised pork served inside a toasted baguette with home-made mayonnaise and pickled daikon & carrots results in an incredible Banh Mi sandwich.
My version of a classic Spaghetti Carbonara. Simple & delicious and the perfect comfort food.
A delicious (vegan) soup made with red lentils, spices and coconut cream served with crispy roasted chickpeas. The perfect dish to fight off the cold.
Slow-braised pork ragu served with roasted garlic Gnocchi. Absolute Winter decadence.
The perfect salad to have during Winter. Juicy duck breasts on top of a salad of Asian greens and caramelised oranges dressed with a zesty soy dressing.
Quick and Easy breakfast pancakes served with fresh banana, honey & yoghurt.
Meltingly tender roast fillet of beef with a rich and deep red wine - mushroom sauce.
Light and fluffy vanilla cake covered with a delicious chocolate icing and topped with a generous amount of shredded coconut, this Lamington slice is perfect with coffee!
Succulent and juicy meatballs stuffed inside a mini baguette with mature cheddar and spicy tomato relish. Pure meatball heaven!
Creamy risotto with sweet peas and smoky bacon served with lots of freshly grated Pecorino is absolute comfort-in-a-bowl.
Creamy, lemony, garlicky and just plain delicious! These mushrooms are best served on thick slices of sourdough toast topped with fried eggs and chilli oil.
Smooth and slightly sweet with a rich, roasted flavour. This butternut & pear soup served with Gorgonzola toast is the perfect lazy Winter supper.
Light coffee sponge brushed with coffee & Frangelico syrup topped with sweet Mascarpone filling and decorated with finger biscuits and chocolate shavings.
An easy recipe for home-made Ricotta, (accidentally) adapted from Donna Hay.