Classic Coconut Jam cookies


A delightful, sweet biscuit treat. Classic Coconut Jam cookies are all about that shortbread and oozy jam centre. There is something nostalgic about these cookies. Perhaps they remind me of what childhood should be all about. If you grew up in Australia, these jam drops will certainly bring fond memories of your grandmother making this…

Healthy Oatmeal with Coconut


These oatmeal cookies are healthy, gluten free and dairy free, rich in flavour and satiety so good for you, they could double-up as a healthy breakfast cookie on the go. A quick mix cookie, you will enjoy making these regularly. I was going to dress them up a little with icing but felt it was…

How to make an Incredible Italian Spaghetti Bolognese


Spaghetti Bolognese 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 Spaghetti Bolognese recipe forms the base to a truly memorable lasagne as it can only be made from an equally incredible Bolognese sauce. …

Chocolate and Walnut Biscotti


Chocolate Walnut Biscotti made with pure cocoa for a deeply rich chocolate flavour.  Decadent yet light and crunchy biscotti this recipe makes for a biscotti that almost resembles a chocolate brownie in taste. Chocolate biscotti are twice baked Italian biscuits studded with a generous serve of walnuts. This simple  biscotti is everyone’s favourite and make…

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 cool bean salad. This black eyed bean recipe is a vegans delight as it falls in the legume family but  it also makes a healthy Mediterranean diet friendly meal during the summer. I use dried black-eyed…

Baked Chickpeas with Egyptian Style Dukkah


Baked chickpeas with Dukkah seasoning add that extra pizzaz to your meal.  Ideal sprinkled over zucchini, quinoa, couscous or even a dip. A wonderful vegetarian base this recipe is super versatile.  It’s up to you how creative you would like to be. Dukkah is an egyptian condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, nuts and…

No -Bake Oat and Seed Trail Bar


A basic and simple nut and seed recipe. It is super crunchy and refined sugar free. As it is so easy to make, you can decide to make this slice at your disposal whenever you want. This combination of nuts, seeds and cranberries works ever so well together. I tend to not deviate from this…

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…

Double Chocolate and Pistachio Brownies


This recipe has to be the quickest and easiest chocolate brownie recipe to make.  If your not confident in the kitchen but would love to make your own fudgy, gooey and delicious brownies this recipe has to be the one.  All you need to do is throw most of your ingredients into a saucepan, watch…