Tag Archives: Recipes

Outdoor Kitchen: Favourite BBQ recipes

Apologies for the lack of recipes this week and for the next couple of weeks. We’re in the middle of renovating our kitchen and that means that I am having trouble justĀ making coffee! At times like this the BBQ is … Continue reading

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Happy Easter! Chocolate Treats to Share

I hope that you are enjoying your Easter weekend šŸ™‚ If you find that you have an excess of chocolate then why notĀ turn it into some treats to share? There are plenty of options from brownies to bark – yes, … Continue reading

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South African Bunny Chow Chicken Curry

Delicious. I was looking online for inspiration last week and saw this recipe for Bunny Chow. Considering we are approaching Easter and there are bunnies everywhere I thought it was an amusing co-incidence šŸ™‚ However, having now made this, I … Continue reading

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Oven-baked Vegetable Samosas

Guilt free! I love samosas but most of the recipes I’ve seen use a lot of oil to cook them. I don’t know why but I really don’t like to deep fry. Solution = bake them in the oven instead. … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Zigni Curry

I’d never heard of Zigni Curry before. Zigni is an East African curry which uses a spice blend called ‘Bebere’. It is a very interesting blend and nothing like the spices used in an Indian or Asian curry – I … Continue reading

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Milk Chocolate Mousse

Irresistible. This mousse is really easy to make, especially if you have an electric whisk. If you don’t have an electric whisk you can still ‘whip’ this up but it will take a little more elbow grease. I love how … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is this Friday so I thought I would re-visit some of my past recipes. If the weather is cold where you live, you can’t beat Guinness and Brown Sugar Beef. MakeĀ some Giant Soda Bread with Bacon and … Continue reading

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Simple Coffee Cake

No baking skills required. It seems there are almost endless ways that you can dress up a plain packet of cake mix. I think this is about the 15th different recipe that I’ve come up with in the last few … Continue reading

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Pea and Parmesan Fettuccine

Light and simple. This tasty pasta sauce is made with frozen peas. Yep, frozen peas. We ate this as a wonderfully light dinner, but it would also work well as an appetiser for a dinner party. If you have a … Continue reading

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Orange and Almond Cake with Honey Glaze – by Brian

This cakeĀ is absolutely delicious and is also both gluten and dairy free. After being served a cake like this at the Leeuwin Winery restaurant in Margaret River (Western Australia), and also seeing them on the menu in a number of … Continue reading

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