Spinach, Ricotta & Feta Filo Pies

  It’s a veritable vegetarian feast – plus there’s nothing like a hot oven to warm the rest of the house. It’s almost school holiday time here which means hungry hoardes hovering in the kitchen and a constant stream of food being sent out and devoured. Honestly, it’s like a metronome in my house – … Continue reading

Luscious Leftovers from your easter feast – Fusilli with Salmon, leek & capers

For those of you playing along at home my Baked Salmon with Garlic & Lemon Thyme will have been your go to recipe for a healthy Easter fish feast to feed the starving masses. If perhaps the masses weren’t quite as starving as they might have been here is a quick and easy recipe to make use … Continue reading

A Little Something for the Time Poor – how to make healthy choices on a tight schedule

  I could bang on about the health benefits of omega 3 fatty acids until the cows come home….in fact I probably have in earlier posts. I could also bang on about the multitude of other great nutritional reasons to eat this salad…#fibre #potassium #vitaminsA&C ###…. ……here’s what I will bang on about….Time. Sometimes making … Continue reading

Spinach & Ricotta Triangles

  Lunch time with kids can frankly be quite boring. The same sandwich, day in day out, is more than this woman can cope with…….you see, at the start of the school year I get all gung-ho about producing imaginative lunches. It’s all quinoa, tabouleh and burrito bowls in January. By the end of the … Continue reading

Clams in Crazy Water

    Crazy water or Acqua pazza is an Italian term for the poaching of fish and seafood in a light broth….I always thought it referred to the spice of the chilli but there you go! Apparently the fisherman of the Neapolitan area used to poach their catch using a splash of water from the … Continue reading

Chicken, Basil & Bocconcini Salad

Here’s a bit of a quickie for you. As you all well know by now, I’m a big believer in the art of preparation. If you’ve no idea what to have for lunch and you’ve planted your head inside the fridge door hoping for divine food inspiration, the chances of walking away with something delicious … Continue reading

Moroccan Butterflied Chicken

I love a good free range, succulent, crispy chook. I don’t so much like the carving part so I’ve been doing some investigating *googling* and I’ve managed to teach myself how to debone a chicken. Why would I want to do that you ask? Well, the husband, every now and then, likes to display his … Continue reading

Pumpkin, Leek, Spinach & Ricotta Frittata

  It’s that time of year when we have lots of places to go and people to see, this usually goes hand in hand with lots of plates to bring (you can’t turn up empty handed can you?). Not that I mind providing a dish for the festivities…that way I know there is at least … Continue reading

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