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

Vegan Indian Dahl – Tasty Comfort Food

Vegan Indian Dahl – Tasty Comfort Food

Did you know I was a vegetarian for ten years? I've mentioned this from time to time on the blog. During this period I enjoyed many bowls of the vegetarian classic, Indian Dahl. Dahl is one of my favourite healthy Indian dishes. It's a really simple dish to make, and it's packed full of vitamins, Continue reading

Homemade Thai Fish Cakes -Tod Mun Pla

Homemade Thai Fish Cakes -Tod Mun Pla

Whenever we travel internationally I like to attend various cooking schools so I can get a feel for the ingredients and flavours of that country. Thai Fish Cakes is a very popular restaurant dish in Australia so on my last trip to Thailand I was looking forward to perfecting the recipe. Tod Continue reading

The PERFECT Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

The PERFECT Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

There seems to a huge difference between Macaroni and Cheese recipes. I have been served some amazing Mac and Cheese dishes in America and Australia, but I have eaten some pretty dodgy examples too. I recently had a meal at the Easy Street Diner in the Gold Coast and it started me thinking about all 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

5 Reasons to Eat Your Brussels Sprouts

5 Reasons to Eat Your Brussels Sprouts

Have you noticed the rise in popularity of Brussels Sprouts? I certainly have! Is it just a food trend or do Brussels Sprouts really have something important to offer? I have never really considered this vegetable seriously in the past as I wasn't given them as a child.  As a twisted Continue reading

Mexican Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Mexican Tomatillo Salsa Verde

After our trips to Mexico I have fully embraced and immersed myself in Mexican cuisine. In preparation for visiting Mexico I had already bought a tortilla press and perfected the art of making corn tortilla. The delicious corny taste was an awakening of what flavours should be included in a true Continue reading

Holy Guacamole – Mexican Food Delish!

Holy Guacamole – Mexican Food Delish!

We have recently returned from Mexico and I am in love with the fresh simplicity of the food. Guacamole is now a food we devour almost daily. Please believe me when I say that EVERYTHING is better with the good old Guac! But, how do you make the perfect guacamole? What should be included in a Continue reading

Retro Cucumber Relish

Retro Cucumber Relish

The saying "When it rains it pours" certainly relates well to my garden.  So often it's slim pickings in my vegetable and herb garden, but when I do get a crop you can bet your life it's a bumper crop! A few weeks ago I started drowning in cucumbers.   After I proudly photographed the 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

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