I'm not usually one to eat much fish, but I saw a recipe for Atlantic Salmon kebabs recently and was inspired to try creating my own version using fillets instead, with broccolini and red onion. I've not cooked with either Atlantic Salmon or broccolini before, but I am very pleased with the results. It was… Continue reading Lemon-Crusted Atlantic Salmon with Broccolini & Red Onion
It's almost wintertime here and a few weeks ago I had the hankering for a nice, warm, comforting bowl of soup! It just so happened that a friend at work gave me a recipe for pumpkin soup which she recommended, and as I had a pumpkin already waiting in my fridge, I set to and… Continue reading Pumpkin, Sweet Potato & Curry Soup
A few months ago, a friend at work generously shared with me her recipe for homemade pasta sauce. I have tweaked it a little and it's now a staple in my kitchen repertoire. Definitely worth the extra effort of making it yourself. INGREDIENTS 6 fresh tomatoes, diced 1 onion, very finely diced 2 x 400g tins… Continue reading Kirsty’s Homemade Pasta Sauce
I went out to dinner with friends a few weeks back and had the most delicious vegie burger I'd ever had in my life! Not that I've had many, but of the ones I had, who knew they could taste so good?! I wanted to recreate that deliciousness at home, but all the options in… Continue reading Sarah’s Ultimate Vegie Burgers!
It's probably not the least bit Mediterranean at all, but that's the mood I had in mind when I concocted this light, summery pasta dish. Something you can easily throw together that has just a hint of something exotic about it... all from the comfort of your own kitchen. But beware, it's also VERY more-ish!… Continue reading My, What I Call, “Mediterranean Pasta”
After fighting my way home through peak hour traffic, I wanted something quick and easy for dinner. I decided upon fish, but didn't have any defrosted, so I struck upon the idea of boiling it. I know, boiled fish doesn't sound very appetising, right? But, surprisingly, it turned out pretty delicious! I decided to chuck… Continue reading A Fish in Mexican Clothing? Spicy Fish Wraps
Tonight whilst grocery shopping I spied an old health-food enemy on the shelf: chick peas!! I seized the opportunity and decided to overcome my childhood dislike of these notably healthy legumes by creating something delicious with them for dinner. The result was surprisingly delicious and it is my pleasure to introduce to you... Delicious Vegetarian… Continue reading Delicious Vegetarian Nachos, Chick Pea Style!