Baked Eggs Shakshuka with tomato sauce and beans


Baked eggs Shakshuka with tomato sauce and beans make for a bright and spicy start to the day with simple, healthy ingredients. Can be eaten with a slice of your favourite bread or on its own. This middle-eastern inspired dish of baked eggs, hearty tomato sauce and made as a complete filling meal with the…

Roasted Mushrooms with Lemon Myrtle and Rosemary Butter


Mushrooms have a way of absorbing the ingredients around it and in this simple earthy dish, the delicate lemon myrtle and garlic infuse the mushrooms with flavour.  Serve on toast,  or as a complement to a Winter Roast.  Use a variety of mushrooms such as shitake, button and oyster for added interest.      …

Spanakopita Recipe for Beginners | a healthy recipe big on Flavour


Spanakopita is a popular greek savoury pie of primarily spinach, herbs and feta cheese encased in sheets of phyllo dough.  This recipe has been adapted to use commercial phyllo dough that you can find at your supermarket.  It is easy, healthy and big on that Mediterranean flavour. I made this recipe for my non-greek followers…

Chicken Laksa Soup


You must try this Chicken Laksa Soup Recipe if you can at least once. There is something inherently pleasing about digging into a nice bowl of laksa, with its rich, fragrant and a little spicy creaminess.  This laksa soup is complete with all the toppings you would find in a classic Laksa Dish. My daughter’s…

Hearty Italian Minestrone Soup


 Make this chunky and nourishing thick minestrone soup in your kitchen, for those chilly winter months when a hearty meal is needed to revive the body and mind. The Italians gave it the name ‘Minestrone’ meaning to administer ( or ministrare ).  Traditionally, the head of the household would serve the soup from a large…

Dutch Carrot and Beetroot Salad with Roasted Brussel Sprouts


An easy beetroot and spinach salad recipe is so simple and a tasty way to enjoy those autumn flavours. A mixture of blistered brussel sprouts, dutch carrots, beets, english spinach and lentils, they make a nutrient-dense and filling salad that works so well as part of a healthy dinner. This recipe can be enjoyed for…

Beer Battered Zucchini Wedges


When the zucchini bounty is prolific, serve beer battered zucchini wedges  as an appetizer when enjoying drinks with friends. This is a wonderful vegetarian zucchini recipe, that you will find addictive to eat. If your looking for a hot – vegetarian appetizer, that is a little more than vegetable sticks and dip then  these would…

How to make an Incredible Bolognese Sauce


Bolognese sauce is known and loved by many around the world.  It is quintessential to many Italian dishes like tagliatelle al ragu, the Bolognese iconic dish or wonderful on baked potatoes. This Ground Beef Bolognese recipe forms the base to a truly memorable lasagne, pastitsio, moussaka and the list goes on.  Making a truly incredible…