Crispy Skinned Barramundi with Apple & Fennel Remoulade and Toasted Hazelnuts

With the silly season thrust upon us it can be difficult to maintain a bit of a healthy eating pattern….within reason of course…I’m not a mad woman and can absolutely justify the scoffing of scorched almonds as an ode to Christmas. This is an easy dish, and super fast if you have a food processor. … 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

Chicken, beetroot and feta salad

  So I’ve discovered a new product in the refrigerator section of the supermarket. Love Beets have produced a ready to eat beetroot product. Now normally I’m a little against the processing of foods but this small package is quite the time saver and more importantly there has been nothing untoward added to the goodness … Continue reading

Smoked Salmon, & Ricotta Pillows with Asparagus

We all know I’m a big fan of spending time OUTSIDE of the kitchen when I’m entertaining. My recipe for smoked salmon and ricotta pillows with asparagus fits that bill just nicely. This lovely little dish is my go to entrée if I’m having company for dinner. It’s looks fabulous on the plate (with minimal … Continue reading

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

Steak & Pomegranate Salad with salsa verde and feta cream

I know spring is in the air when the pomegranates start making their way onto my plate. I love their crunch and their juicy flavour and the fact that they are seriously good for you. They’re a great source of vitamin C and dietary fibre and a great antioxidant (plus they’re really pretty). This salad … Continue reading

Prawn Salad with Fennel, Orange & Endive

Even though we are still in the throws of winter, these past few days have been so sunny and balmy I feel like summer is so close I can almost taste it. You can too with this delicious, crisp and fresh little salad. This recipe is for 2 but it is easy to double/triple/quadruple depending … 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

Cajun salmon with Corn Salsa

Ah Salmon….what’s not to love?! The omega 3 fats from these lovely oily pieces of goodness are like the ultimate anti-ageing nutrient. They keep your brain sharp (they are an integral part of the structure of your brains tissues), they help to lower your blood pressure and triglycerides, they reduce blood clotting…..put those 3 together … Continue reading

Lamb Kofta with Greek Salad & Tzatziki

All Hands on Deck! I like to make lamb kofta during the school holidays…..it’s a hands on experience that I can get the kids involved in. Lots of grating and mixing with hands. I do the chopping, they do the measuring and the mixing and shaping. My theory is if they have a sense of … Continue reading

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