Low Fat Creamy Garlic Dill Prawns

This is a dish I make all the quite a lot, it is my “low fat” version of the classic Creamy Garlic Dill Prawns as it doesn’t have any cream. I make it all the time because it is quick and easy. If you substitute the prawns for smoked salmon and capers it makes a great...

Apple, Vanilla Mascarpone Cake with Caramel Sauce

Apples are a difficult ingredient for me. What do you do with apples? I didn’t want to make an Apple Pie or Apple Crumble because I really don’t have anything special to add to those classic apple desserts. The only other thing I do with apples is cut them into...

Slow Roasted Maple Syrup Lamb Shanks

The topic of the week for me is comfort food! When it gets cold I want something deliciously warm and comforting, slow-cooked meals are at the top of the list. These Slow Cooked Maple Syrup Lamb Shanks are always highly requested! My number one comfort food at the...

Bright & Zesty Orange Macaron

Today I am sharing a deliciously simple Orange Macaron recipe. The recipe is far simpler than the candy thermometer method and works every time! I have a great love for Macarons and have made many varieties! Try some of these tasty flavours - Chocolate Hazelnut,...

Coffee Scroll Cookies w White Chocolate Icing

There are times when I absolutely crave something sweet. During these times I am usually feeling quite fickle! I don't want just anything sweet, there is usually a certain flavour I have in mind, but often... I can't quite put my finger on it. This recipe for Coffee...

Tuna Linguine w Lemon Chili

Deliciously simple Tuna Linguine! This dish is a favourite of mine and you can have it on the table in under 20 minutes! And the leftovers are ever better! This is my first use of the new recipe layout, and I found it quicker and easier to get the recipe up on my site...

Quickest Ever Homemade Indian Chapati Bread

Today I'm sharing a super quick recipe for homemade chapati bread. Chapati is an Indian flatbread which is commonly eaten with most meals in an Indian household. I think of the Indian chapati like the Mexican Corn Tortilla.  The bread is made in homes every day, to...

Milko Chews Vanilla Fudge

Do you remember a sweet from Allens called Milko Chews, or Milko sticks? They were always kept on the corner store counter near the redskins. I've just made a Vanilla fudge that tastes almost exactly like a milko! This fudge has the same milky, sweet vanilla flavour,...

Masterchef Chocolate Brookie Recipe

Masterchef is often a source of cooking inspiration for me. The other night I watched as three contestants were asked to create a midnight snack for . One of the...

Salted Caramel Cheesecake -No Bake

Today I am sharing a really simple recipe for a "no bake" salted caramel cheesecake. I promise this is SOOO good you will hate me forever!! Like most of the desserts, I make it's a cheats recipe. By cheat I mean it tastes super good but is quick and simple. The salted...

Retro Green Tomato Pickles – Nan’s Recipe

What did the roast beef and cheese sandwich say to the green tomato pickles? You complete me! Or maybe that's just a line from a bad Tom Cruise movie. Anyway, these green tomato pickles are so delicious. I have just finished smothering a bread roll in this spicy...

Apple Pie Chia Pudding – SUPER Food Breakfast Recipe

I am finally on the Chia seed bandwagon, and now I feel the need to share a delicious Apple Pie Chia Pudding recipe. I admit it took a little while for me to be convinced of the benefits of this little grain.  My change of heart came about as I was trying to increase...

Decadent Caramel Macadamia Tart

Macadamia nuts are native to Australia, plus they're super delicious and nutritious! Given that our country is blessed with something so fabulous I feel we should embrace our natural nut and cook the most decadent of desserts in its honour. So, I give you the Caramel...

The Cutest Reindeer Caramel Fudge

Christmas is almost upon us again! I'm busy making last minute treats for neighbours. I thought I would share this Reindeer Caramel Fudge. I saw the cute packaging idea on a Thermomix sharing forum and I couldn't wait to make my own reindeers. Is it just me or does...

Thermomix Baba Ganoush Dip – Delicious Indian

Thank you to everyone who watched me make a Thermomix Baba Ganoush dip. This was my first facebook live recipe presentation.  I absolutely loved reading the comments and getting all the thumbs up!  I've been making Baba Ganoush for years, it's one of my favourite dips...

Gingerbread Cake – A Festive Treat

I've been a little bit slow to get into the Christmas spirit this year. Usually, I'm in full swing making Christmas gifts from my kitchen but this year I was in a bit of a funk. I wanted to make something different! Then it hit me! When I was a kid we used to make...

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 then its time for some cucumber relish! A few weeks ago I started...

Malai Kofta Vegetarian Curry – Indian Recipe

One of my favourite Indian dishes has always been Malai Kofta. The first time I tried the deep fried aloo paneer kofta in the rich, creamy tomato gravy I was a convert. There wasn't another curry that came close to the flavour. I may have been a little spoiled by my...

A Secret Skinny Smoked Salmon Hummus Dip

I think it's a little bit cruel that the "snacking season" aka Christmas is also our bikini wearing season. I don't know about you, but my swimwear seems to have shrunk over the winter. I've realised I'm going to need to lighten up some of my snacks if I intend on...