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

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

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

Spanakopita

Spanakopita is a Greek classic. Spinach and feta encased in gossamer thin filo pastry. The husband’s grandmother (Yia Yia in Greek) used to make it from scratch, rolling out the pastry herself, a skill I definitely do not possess. As luck would have it though, those lovely whisper thin pieces of pastry are in the freezer … Continue reading

Broccoli, Silver Beet & Feta with Brown Rice

I like to do a big batch cook off on Sundays to prepare for the week ahead. No excuses for bad choices if I have a whole heap of good ones already made in my fridge just waiting to jump into my belly. I can’t claim the origins of this recipe….Aunty Kathy had been staying … Continue reading

Zucchini & Preserved Lemon Risotto

  Being a certified carnivore and a very enthusiastic cook, I  like the weekly challenge I give myself to find a gorgeous vegetarian meal for the whole crowd.  I’ve discussed the benefits of having a meat free day before but for those of you who’ve missed it the shortened version is it’ll save you a … Continue reading