Smokey Pulled Mexican Chicken

Smokey Pulled Mexican Chicken

I think I may have mentioned previously that I'm a lazy cook. I like maximum flavour and versatility in a dish, with the minimum effort. That's where this Smokey Pulled Mexican Chicken dish comes in very handy. It takes no effort at all to make.  It can be cooked in the slow cooker, or in the Continue reading

Authentic Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Authentic Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

I know I have shared my love of pork with you before, but today the dish of my affections is slow cooker pork carnitas. When we were travelling through Mexico this dish was one of my favourite to buy from the street markets. Typically there would be a large pot of pork carnitas meat next to a grill. Continue reading

Chia Spiced Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Chia Spiced Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Is the weather cool in your part of the world? It's blowing an icy gale here! Thankfully the smell of chai spiced slow cooker rice pudding is warming the house. This dish is the epitome of comfort food. It's warm, and nourishing and just sweet enough to satisfy a dessert craving. This is a Continue reading

Slow Cooked Massamam Curry

Slow Cooked Massamam Curry

Have you ever wondered how to make a slow cooked Massamam curry from scratch.  I wondered, and I tried various recipes only to be disappointed. Nothing I was making tasted as good as the Massamam curry we've eaten in Thailand. The Massamam curries we've had on holidays were all rich in flavour, Continue reading

10 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes & A Giveaway!

10 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes & A Giveaway!

Good Morning readers, how's the weather in your part of the world? It's a little gloomy here at the moment so I wanted to share a collection of Easy Slow Cooker Recipes. Regular readers would know that I'm partnering with Russell Hobbs at the moment in a slow cooker recipe series. Each Sunday Continue reading

All Day – Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

All Day – Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

They say "Good thing take time". This recipe for an all day, slow cooked beef stroganoff is a good example. It's a dish that is happy to take all the time it need in the slow cooker. It will develop rich meaty flavours. The time at such a low heat also allows the meat and connective tissue to get Continue reading

Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon

Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon

I hope you enjoyed the Châteauneuf du Pape wine review and food pairings.  That story has prompted me to delve a little deeper into my love of all things French.  I know in Australia it's warming up now, but I wanted to give you a taste of France that would match perfectly with Châteauneuf du Pape, Continue reading

Slow Cooked Oxtail Kare-kare

Slow Cooked Oxtail Kare-kare

Have you ever tried Oxtail Kare-kare? No?? Me either...I have never cooked, or eaten oxtail before, much less tried ANY Filipino cuisine. ...but today I am sharing a delicious slow cooked Oxtail Kare-kare.  The recipe was given to me by a very special lady whom I will introduce you to Continue reading

Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Best Slow Cooker Recipes

With the winter chill in the air I think it's time to pull out the slow cooker and share some of my favourite winter recipes.  I love my slow cooker, it's just so easy to throw everything into the pot of a morning, and come how to a house full of delicious food smells. If you have a favourite Continue reading

Classic Autumn Dishes & Matching Wines

Classic Autumn Dishes & Matching Wines

Classic Autumn Dishes & Matching Wines Most people are already familiar with the idea of matching a light summer salad with a crisp white wine or pairing a hearty winter roast with rich Cabernet Sauvignon, but it’s not always obvious when it comes to pairing wine with your favourite autumn Continue reading

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