Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Simple Tomato and Red Pepper Soup

Simple and delicious. I must admit that tomato soup is not usually my personal choice as the shop bought products are a little too sweet for my taste. Here in Australia where I live we are now coming into the warmer … Continue reading

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Party Food: Cherry Tomato, Bocconcini and Basil Wreath

If you have to bring a plate of food to a party but you aren’t a confident cook, this might suit you. This is perfect for a party or buffet and the size of the platter can easily be upsized … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Tomato and Cheese Tart with a Polenta crust

This is just like a quiche but with no pastry. I saw a recipe in the December 2015 issue of Taste.com.au magazine and it gave me the idea for this tart. My recipe is a significantly simplified version of the … Continue reading

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Tomato, Cheese and Chive Damper

This bread is quick and easy to bake with no yeast required. Damper is an Australian type of bread which traditionally is made over a camp fire. However you can make it quite easily in your normal oven too 🙂 … Continue reading

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Lighter Lunch: Tomato and Basil Tart

Trying to cut back a little after the festive excesses? This tart is full of flavour but relatively low in fat compared to a standard quiche as it uses filo (phyllo) pastry and light cream cheese. The basil compliments the cherry tomatoes, which … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken Cacciatore

I thought that it was about time I got the slow cooker out again as I haven’t used it for a while. This time I thought I would give chicken a try – check out my previous recipes using beef … Continue reading

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Crab and Cherry Tomato Spaghetti

This is a great mid-week meal for two people as it takes less than 15 minutes to cook. If you use fresh pasta rather than dried you could cut it down to 5 minutes! The original recipe comes from BBC … Continue reading

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