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

Sweet or Savoury Pumpkin Bread – Gluten Free

This is such a clever little recipe you can make it for a sweet OR savoury occasion. It’s gluten free, refined sugar free, dairy free and flavour full! Whenever I see recipes for the full American Thanksgiving dinner I always see Pumpkin Pie on the menu with a reference to “pumpkin spice”. An abundance of … Continue reading

Chicken, preserved lemon & green olive tagine

So a tagine is not just a fancy word for a casserole, it’s actually the name of the dish that it’s cooked in. It’s a clay dish from Morocco with a conical shaped tall lid that circulates the flavours as you’re cooking. If you don’t have one, don’t worry you’re not alone, this dish can be made … Continue reading

Banana blueberry & oat muffins

Now Lord knows I’m not the finest baker in the land. Truth be told, I’m more of a savoury girl myself, but I have been practising. Feeling buoyed after my recent Banana Bread success I sought to capitalise on my baking cred and after some experimentation (read disaster ending in purple sugarless muffins) I’ve come … Continue reading

Giddy Up Banana Bread!

  I don’t know about you, but sometimes my kids get a touch bored with the old hummus and vege sticks as an after school snack. This year I made a bit of a New Years resolution that if my kids were going to get some treats, then by George they would be home made! … Continue reading