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Mains

WHITE MISO CHICKEN, WASABI MAYO & ROAST BRUSSEL SPROUTS

This is one of the simplest ways to dress up roasted chicken; it’s quick enough to put together for a weeknight meal and special enough to serve to guests. I’ve used white miso in this recipe, but feel free to use red for a stronger flavour. As…

August 30, 2016
Mains

HOCK, FENNEL & POTATO SOUP

It’s a socks over tights  kind of weekend which always calls for hearty soup. This luscious hock and fennel version is delicious yet simple. You can swap out the fennel for onion if you can’t get but it really is amazing with the ham. Enjoy…

July 20, 2016
Mains

CHICKEN, LEEK, THYME AND MUSHROOM PIE

A homemade pie is a thing of beauty, and this chicken, leek, thyme and mushroom pie is no exception. I usually cheat and use store-bought pastry and ready-roasted chicken, but always make the creamy white sauce from scratch.  It’s super simple and sure to become a family favourite.…

June 20, 2016
Baking Dessert Recipes

SUBLIME KEY LIME PIE

    It’s such a luxury to have limes in season and not cost a small fortune! This pie is traditionally made with Florida key limes and takes me back to our care-free (child-free!) days living in the Caribbean when I’d make this silky tart…

May 15, 2016
Mains

SUPER QUICK CLAM & CHORIZO PAPPARDELLE

I adore Italy and the simplicity of it’s food. I could eat pasta every night given half the chance (although I’m sure my waistline wouldn’t like it!). One of my favourite dishes is spaghetti and clams also known as spaghetti alle vongole. I made this…

November 11, 2015
Mains

SOUTHERN BRISKET BURGERS WITH SMOKY SAUCE FOR DADDY

Created for Father’s Day lunch today I’m sure you’ll agree, once you’ve tried this beef brisket burger, you’ll never go back to plain ground beef again. You’ll become a burger purist and nothing else will do thanks to the delicious marbling and incredible juiciness with…

September 6, 2015
Baking Dessert

APPLE CRUMBLE ICE-CREAM SANDWICHES & salted caramel sauce

This is probably one of the best desserts I’ve ever created, I know, it’s a big bold call but what’s delicious about it is that it’s simple yet full of contrasting flavours. Layers of sweet, salty, creamy, and fresh come together in an explosion that…

August 26, 2015
Mains

WHOLE ROAST MISO CAULIFLOWER WITH SESAME & CHILLI

I must admit that although I’m a veggie girl, cauliflower has never been among my favourites. That is until I recently tried a sticky Vietnamese style version at my local restaurant. The cauliflower was almost like a slab of meat acting as a host to…

August 18, 2015
Mains

TUSCAN PORK RAGU WITH CREAMY PARMESAN POLENTA

Recipe This juicy, fall-apart, slow-cooked pork, coated in hearty Italian flavours of tomato, garlic and herbs is sure to impress at your next dinner. It’s surprisingly easy and the magic actually happens when you leave the kitchen! Tumbled atop of this soft, creamy polenta reminds…

August 10, 2015