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Three Spice Pan fried White Fish

Three Spice Pan fried White Fish

Sorry fishy… namely the orange roughy that was consumed in my house not all that long ago, that on this very blog I publicly announced my family was eating. See even 3 months ago I was going along thinking this lovely white gleaming fillet was just perfect for little plates, not so much my wallet (didn’t … Continue reading

The Ultimate Pulled Pork

The Ultimate Pulled Pork

I hope all you Mums had a wonderful Mother’s Day on Sunday! My family spoilt me rotten with a fun outing to an organic farmers market and then a delicious home-cooked meal. Cooked by Freddie with some help from his Dad! Freddie’s Daddy was so pleased with the results that he’s written a guest blog … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Baked Mushroom Risotto

Meat Free Monday – Baked Mushroom Risotto

For our trip down the south coast I decided to simplify life and do an online supermarket shop figuring it was one less thing to squeeze into the car!  Unfortunately I made an amateur online shopper mistake and instead of ordering 4 portebello mushrooms I ordered 4 packets. Hmmm 2kg of mushrooms! How I didn’t … Continue reading

Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes

Spaghetti with cherry tomatoes

This dish is one of the most popular dish in Italy and very easy to make. It also represent the simplicity of Italian cuisine, with simple fresh ingredients you will get the best result. My family loves this so I can honestly say that I make spaghetti with cherry tomatoes once a week, in 20 minutes you … Continue reading

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

This is a recipe I have been meaning to post for AGES but life has somehow been too busy and I’ve been preoccupied with trying to create a recipe index which is taking some doing. Nearly there though so watch this space. So back to the chips. These chips are delicious and healthy too so … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

Meat Free Monday – Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

I had one of those days today when you just feel sluggish and in need of a quick and easier dinner for the whole family nothing fancy just good old fashioned home-cooking. Freddie had preschool today so was ‘mega’ hungry and needed feeding fast. This cauliflower cheese recipe definitely hits the spot – a quick, … Continue reading

Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Filo Roll

Spinach, Mushroom and Ricotta Filo Roll

Well Monday is here again and yes you guessed it we are meat free again today! My meat loving husband pointed out that we were meat free nearly all last week. Not sure how that happened but as a result he took over cooking duties on the weekend which was a real treat especially as … Continue reading

3 ways with Tomato Sauce

3 ways with Tomato Sauce

If you have made my Tomato Sauce for meat free Monday you’ll probably have some left over. You might be looking for some ways to jazz up the leftovers! One of the things I have become a lot better at over the years is reducing kitchen waste. This is partly through better planning before my … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Pasta and Tomato Sauce

Meat Free Monday – Pasta and Tomato Sauce

Well I have ventured into the world of homemade pasta and I have to say it was pretty straightforward. Having seen all the contestants on television cooking competitions cursing their pasta dough as it catches in their pasta maker rips and then turns into a claggy, sticky mess when they cook it I thought it … Continue reading