How to make an Incredible Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is known and loved by many around the world.  It is quintessential to many dishes like tagliatelle al ragu the Bolognese iconic dish, wonderful on baked potatoes, a truly memorable lasagne can only be made from an equally incredible Bolognese sauce.  If you jump across to Greece, moussaka a dish made from layers…

Chocolate and Walnut Biscotti

Chocolate Walnut Biscotti made with pure cocoa for a deeply rich chocolate flavour.  Decadent yet light and crunchy biscotti they are not too sweet. Chocolate biscotti are twice baked Italian biscuits studded with a generous serve of walnuts. This simple  biscotti is everyone’s favourite and make a wonderful Christmas gift wrapped in cellophane with a…

Black-eyed Bean and Spinach Salad ( mavromatika )

Black-eyed peas are wonderful as a soup but you may discover after trying this recipe equally enjoyable as a salad. This recipe is a vegans delight but you may want to know it is a mediterranean staple during the summer. I use dried black-eyed beans soaked in water for 1 to 2 hours. Once they…

Easy Rocket and Basil Pesto Spelt Pasta

This fresh, vibrant and bursting with life pesto is paired with San Remo’s Spiral Spelt Pasta. Frankly, I can’t think of a better way to eat this lively dish. The spelt pasta and the fresh herbs laden pesto together are an excellent pair. If you haven’t made pesto before, please do. Until, I tried to…

Egyptian Style Dukkah with Roasted Chickpea

This variation of the kosher Dukkah works wonderfully sprinkled over roasted vegetables, quinoa or couscous. It adds that extra pizzaz to your meal. It’s up o uou how creativentounwamt to be and where yoi can use it. Omit the chickpea and it has become your traditional Egyptian spiced Dukkah. Dukkah is an egyptian condiment consisting…

Aromatic Zucchini Loaf

Deliciously moist and aromatic this Spiced Zucchini Loaf is highly-flavoured with a beautiful blend of aromatic spices – perfectly balanced and perfectly blended. Iif you saw zucchini as the primary ingredient to this cake and immediately thought, ” no thank you… this cake is not for me – I’m not a fan of zucchini, i’ll…

Red Cabbage and Fresh Herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing

If your looking for a different kind of salad that is both tangy, crunchy, delicious and with a high nutrient count this Red Cabbage and fresh herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing provides anti-inflammatory benefits, will boost your immune system and help to give you a natural glow. This little salad is the…

Traditional Greek Salad & how to achieve that authentic flavour

Many debate about what goes into a Greek salad in order to reproduce that insanely robust and fresh flavour. What should be agreed upon is that a Greek salad is meant to be uncomplicated and fresh – and by fresh: the tomatoes should be sun-ripened on the vine not rose coloured but vivid deep red,…

Spelt Spiral Pasta with Basil, Ricotta, Mushrooms and Sundried Tomatoes

The nutritious mildly nutty flavour of Spelt Pasta is delicious served with this sauce of ricotta, mushrooms and tangy semi-dried tomatoes. Mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes go exceptionally well together. Soft Italian cheeses like ricotta make a great sauce base when mixed with lemon, greens and herbs. The mellow flavour combinations go exceptionally well with the…

Healthy Salt & Pepper Prawn and Calamari Salad ( Shrimp and Squid )

Whip up this Australian favourite at your next barbeque or perfect for entertaining your guests in the summer months. Refreshing and healthy, lightly marinated can be cooked on a barbeque or hot plate without deep frying. Have eaten numerous versions of this salad during Australia’s hot summer months and have never grown tired of it….