These sausage rolls are a favourite and they are super simple to make. You can change around the filling when you make them at home to suit your family. You can use exotic filling ingredients or a good quality plain pork sausage. Kids can make them too – giving you a break!
Learn how pumpkin and kumara are the perfect match in this belly warming soup for your soul. Substitute the kumara with sweet potato if needed. If you prefer a milder spice add more vegetable and coconut milk to the mixture. If you like things hot then that’s where extra chilli fits in! Freeze in batches … Continue reading Pumpkin Kumara Soup
Let’s talk sandwiches. School Sandwich I gave up on sandwiches for a while – I had lived on Vegemite and Kraft cheese sandwiches at school for so long. It was the ultimate school lunchbox go to sandwich in Australia in the late 70’s. I am sure I thought that I was cool having the cheese … Continue reading Sandwiches: the classic chicken sandwich
Over the weekend I tried a lovely homemade spinach and feta dip at my neighbours. This inspired me to create my own mediterranean whipped feta dip. I then found a NY times whipped feta recipe which further inspired me. This is my take on Sarah Jampel’s published recipe though I have tweaked it and converted … Continue reading Mediterranean Dip: Whipped Feta with charred tomatoes
This is not just another fritter – these are a zucchini fritters! And it is so easy it will take you 10 minutes until you are munching into the most delicious take on a zucchini you can have. This vegetarian zucchini fritter recipe can be made as is or you could add a smattering of … Continue reading How to turn courgette into zucchini fritters | in under 10 minutes
It’s hard enough to feed a family without having to worry all the time about getting them to eat their vegetables. This broccoli soup is so irresistible and satisfying that it will have them asking for more. Whilst it’s perfect for mid-week you can also tweak it with just the right touch of sour cream … Continue reading Sample this broccoli soup on your family| It’s a soup for all seasons
The great thing about the Vietnamese inspired rice paper roll is how versatile it is. You can fill the rice paper with your favourite filling to create vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian or regular versions. I once, had to take a hiatus from making these rice paper rolls. This was after the thousands I made along with … Continue reading Isn’t it time you got hooked on the Vietnamese Rice Paper Roll
Arancini is the ultimate delight of using up left risotto to create a dish that is equally if not more enjoyed than the original.
Who doesn’t love a risotto? It is my favourite comfort food of all time. You can try the latest fad: to add all the stock and take away the “ladle by ladle and stirring” but to me that takes away from the whole romance of risotto – and as I learned to stir it and … Continue reading Simple Lemon Risotto | a base for any seasonal choices you wish to add
Pork and mushroom dumplings are so easy and fun to make at home. There really is no excuse. You can buy the wrappers at any Asian supermarket nowadays (or make them simply if you have the time.) Making your own filling means you can control exactly what goes into them. Get creative – my recipe … Continue reading Pork and Mushroom Dumplings | fun and easy | a guide to making at home