Curry seasoned Barramundi and Scallops with a Fennel & Orange Salad and Sumac Labna

While there are a fair few elements on this dish, I promise you it only takes 30 mins from start to finish and the best part?…..you can make all of the steps, right up until the actual cooking of the fish & scallops, before you guests arrive! So the only actual kitchen time you’ll be … Continue reading

Greek Nachos

I do love to gather a crowd and feed them all good & proper. This dish is a winner with my entire family from the ground (little ones) up (oldies). It’s super fast, simple and as I often already have most of these ingredients in the pantry/fridge, it can be  fantastic for those unexpected guests. … Continue reading

Fish with Spiced Carrot Mash & Slaw with Roasted Chickpeas

I’m about to pop over to Fiji for a relaxing family holiday…..soak up some sun (and some Mojito’s)…and of course partake in some fresh, local produce. One thing I’m really looking forward to (apart from the mojito’s) is the array of fresh seafood and fish. So before I embark, here is a lovely little fish … Continue reading

Vegetable & Lentil Curry – #meatfreemonday

I like to have at least one vegetarian meal a week but sometimes it can be a bit hard to get the husband to agree with my nutritional philosophy…..unless this vegetable & lentil curry is on the menu. For some reason, men quite like a bit of a curry and while ordinarily he’d probably prefer … Continue reading

Snack time!

I have recently learned a new trick when it comes to increasing the vegetable intake of my children. My youngest, in particular is a notorious turner upper of her nose at anything that looks like it once belonged in the ground or on a tree….I have been feeding her by stealth since she discovered she … Continue reading

Curry Chicken Salad with a Lime Thyme Dressing

Recipe number 2 for the mamamia foodblogger idol competition…..thought I’d get a little creative with Rachel’s yoghurt and make a gorgeous curry chicken salad. I used some lovely spices that not only give the chicken a little kick but they are also good for you too….especially the turmeric which has anti-inflammatory properties. I knocked up a spicy little … Continue reading