Campfire Corn Salsa – Ready for BBQ Season!

Campfire Corn Salsa – Ready for BBQ Season!

Hello lovely readers, today I have a special treat for you. Given that we are coming into summer, Teri from "Buy That, Cook This," has offered to share her Campfire Corn Salsa recipe!  Please make Terri feel welcome. Don't forget to take a look at her website for more Southern Style Cooking. See Continue reading

Fennel Seed & Pork Burgers w Apple Slaw

Fennel Seed & Pork Burgers w Apple Slaw

I've been really busy lately so our meals have needed to be quick to prepare! Burgers are one of my "go to" recipes when I'm short on time. These Pork Burgers also taste pretty special too, so they've been on regular rotation! Thankfully the meat patty has almost as many hidden vegetables as pork Continue reading

Quick Balinese Gado Gado with Sate Sauce

Quick Balinese Gado Gado with Sate Sauce

It must be time for me to take a holiday. I can usually tell when I'm due to travel as I start cooking my favourite dishes from past trips. This Balinese Gado Gado is from a recipe I learnt on my last trip to Bali. It is super healthy and tastes absolutely delicious. Gado-Gado means "mix, mix" and Continue reading

Deep Fried Camembert Appetiser w Spiced Cherry Paste

Deep Fried Camembert Appetiser w Spiced Cherry Paste

Appetisers and finger foods are my favourite types of dishes! I love to eat them, and I love to serve them to others. They're particularly special because they are so small, and every bit of deliciousness is contained in those one or two mouthfuls. As my husband tells me, "Each bite needs to be a Continue reading

Christmas Detox Beetroot Salad

Christmas Detox Beetroot Salad

The silly season has just began and already I am feeling the need for a detox!  December means Christmas parties, pre-Christmas get togethers and my birthday. These are all great reasons to celebrate with a drink or two. Just 15 days into December and I'm feeling a little boozy and unhealthy. Rather Continue reading

Lamb Souvlaki & Greek Salad

Lamb Souvlaki & Greek Salad

Do you ever have days... or weeks when the bathroom scales ARE NOT YOUR FRIEND??? Hmm, well the scales and I are not on speaking terms at the moment. Since this estranged relationship is not very conducive to a svelte figure, I have decided I need to share a few recipes that are not so Continue reading

Lemon Caper Flathead – Julie Goodwin Recipe

Lemon Caper Flathead – Julie Goodwin Recipe

This delicious salad is a Julie Goodwin remake. I always love lemon and capers with my seafood so I had to give the recipe a try.  However since I find it almost impossible to stick to an original recipe I will also provide a link to Julie’s version of this dish at the end of the story. The Continue reading

Crunchy Asian Pork Salad

Crunchy Asian Pork Salad

I promised I would do a post Christmas recipe series which would feature some delicious low calorie meal options. The first recipe was from Michelle Bridges “No Excuses” Cookbook, Indian Spiced Chicken Today’s offering is a huge, tasty dish that I am sure you will love! It is filling, Continue reading

Salmon & Potato Salad Lettuce Cups

Salmon & Potato Salad Lettuce Cups

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas, with luscious food, expensive champagne, and a house  full of friends and family! With Christmas over for another year, and the barbeque season in full swing, I thought I would share a healthy, but still deliciously indulgent salad recipe. I am sure Continue reading

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls – Alfresco Friday

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls – Alfresco Friday

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls are this weeks Alfresco Friday dish because they are the perfect starter for a summer picnic on the beach or a BBQ with friends. They are so much healthier than a cheese or antipasto platter and perfectly suited to the season. Having said all those wonderful things Continue reading

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