Category Archives: Mains

Main course dishes to satisfy your hunger!

Recipe Re-visit: Turkey Meatballs with Butternut and Cranberry Cream Sauce

All the holiday flavours with little effort. I came up with this recipe back in 2012 as an holiday alternative for people who might not want to roast a whole turkey. You could also make a variation using left-overs rather … Continue reading

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Curry Beef Lunch Rolls

These are certainly not boring sandwiches. If you love simple Indian-inspired flavours then these tasty rolls are ideal. Filled with curried beef, the quick bread dough includes onion and coriander for extra flavour. I think these are perfect for a … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Bacon and Egg Cornbread

So cute! I’ve been struggling for some breakfast inspiration lately but then I remembered these little loaves that I made 2 years ago. I love the delicious flavour that the cornbread takes on from the bacon, and how pretty the … Continue reading

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Two Cheese Baked Gnocchi with Zucchini

This is great as a side dish or a decadent main course. As I’ve mentioned a few times before, I love any dish that has a creamy sauce. Not only does pasta work well in this type of recipe but gnocchi … Continue reading

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No-Cream Spaghetti Carbonara with Zucchini

Carbonara with no cream and added vegetables! Every carbonara that I’ve made from scratch in the past has included cream – but not this one and we really didn’t miss it! I also replaced about a third of a standard … Continue reading

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Prosciutto-wrapped Pesto Chicken

This is a gourmet meal requiring zero effort 🙂 You really don’t need any cooking skills to make this delicious dinner, and there are only 3 ingredients (plus whatever you have as a side dish)  🙂 The chicken bakes in the oven … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Meatball Massaman Curry

Light but comforting at the same time. This is the perfect curry even if it is summer where you live as it is full of fresh flavours plus being cooked in the crockpot means no slaving over a hot stove. … Continue reading

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Carbonara Cauliflower Cheese

Can I eat this every day? I’ve had cauliflower cheese before but I have never been a fan. However, now I know the two most important things about making it amazing – roast the cauliflower and then add carbonara sauce … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Beer-based Pizza with Tuna and Pine Nuts

There are now so many recipes on this blog that I thought I would make these recipe re-visits a regular occurrence. I first made this pizza four years ago and I still remember how tasty it was. The dough is made … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Basil Pesto Quiche

Light but still super tasty. Usually I put a pile of cheese and also some cream in my quiches but not this time. The basil pesto gives this quiche all the flavour it needs and of course that makes it a much lighter option … Continue reading

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