Vegan Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti (παξιμάδια )

Unsweetened and vegan friendly Cranberry and Pistachio Paximadia  Fruity olive oil are paired with earthy pistachios along with the sweet tart flavour of the cranberries they make a perfect pairing to this Greek version of Biscotti. Paximadia are not as hard as biscotti which means you don’t need a dentist appointment after you eat these…

Herb Hassleback Baked Potatoes

Super crispy herb and lemon infused baked potatoes sliced.  Flavour packed , pretty potatoes to jazz up your Sunday Roast. If you love crispy, tasty potatoes (that aren’t fried), you will enjoy this pretty version of roasted potatoes without the oil excess. They have the flavour of Greek lemon roasted potatoes, (πατατες λεμονατες ) but with…

Chorizo and Baked Vegetable Frittata Bites

This spanish-style omelette is cut into scrumptious squares, topped with chorizo to make entertaining a breeze. The sweet potato adds a welcome variation to this healthy canape. Ideal to prepare ahead this tapa will always be a favourite bite sized snack. Find this recipe on : Pinterest… http://pin.it/m7qO5uj Ingredients 100g Creme Fraiche 100g milk of choice…

Spanish Chicken with Chorizo and Olives

The Classic flavours of Spain are captured in this powerfully tasty dish,  effortless to prepare and a healthy one dish meal the whole family will enjoy. To save this pin on Pinterest , click share then Pinterest on the top right hand side. Makes 4-6 serves Cooking Time 1 hour Ingredients 6 thigh fillets with…

Lamb Shank and Bean Stew

Undeniably, a hearty favourite in the stew category for those cold winters where a wholesome, nutritionally dense, balanced and  comforting meal is called for. This is pressure cooker ready in an astounding 45 minutes.  The last time I made this, family members came home tired,  cold and a little sick. I knew this stew would…

Your Favourite Espresso Chocolate Slice

This Classic Espresso Chocolate Slice is your quick bake alternative to chocolate cake.  Not quite as Rich as a brownie but without a doubt Classic Delectable Chocolate. Time 45 mins ( includes preparation ) Difficulty Easy Ingredients 60g brown sugar 60g caster sugar 120g Cadburys Dark Chocolate (45% cocoa ) 3 eggs 1 cup plain…

Pan-Seared Prawns (shrimp) in Garlic, Parsley and Wine

There is one thing about Australians you should know. We love our prawns. This has mainly to do with our weather. Australia Day and Christmas Day both fall in the summer months.  Roast is not an option when the heat soars to over 40 degrees.  As well, Australia hosts the most magnificent large and tasty…

Banana and Honey Cupcakes

Easy to make, wholesome banana and Honey Cupcakes. Olive oil is a perfect substitute for butter. Simply warm it before you use and stir through. Incorporating olive oil guarantees a moist, light and fluffy  cake without the hassle of worrying how much to beat it.  Naturally sweetened with just the right amount of honey, and…

Classic Italian Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Enjoy Tuscan deliciousness, with this flavoursome and enjoyable Rustic Italian dish. At home, or when served for guests we sometimes have a dipping bowl with a fresh, robust olive oil mix in case some guests would like the bruschetta dressing to be oozing out of the bread. We can thank the Italian farmers of late…

Delicious Tart Lemon and Berry Scones

Follow the simple tips included in the recipe and you will be making these delicious tart berry and tangy lemon scones perfectly in no time everytime. Fluffy Raspberry Lemon Scones are frequently prepared in The #OlivesandFeta House. The one time of the week we are always together is on a Friday afternoon – we call…

Raspberry and Strawberry Rossettes

Vibrant and delicious Rasberry compote delicately flavoured with a touch of citrus generously oozes around the bread swirls. Scrolls are nice, but these rosettes are unashamedly scrumptious. An exceptional tea-time accompaniment, the simple berry compote sweetens the rosette shaped bread and is a welcome sight.  Feel free to increase or decrease your compote. This is…