TUNA CROQUETTES

These babies are amazing – Just Saying! I make these when I have lots of left over mash potato from dinner the night before.  You can add whatever herbs and spices you love to these or you could just make plain cheese and mash ones.  DELICIOUS. PS – THEY FREEZE SO WELL TOO INGREDIENTS 2…

HOMEMADE SAUSAGE ROLLS

Is there anything better than a homemade sausage roll?  These make a double batch which you can make up and freeze ready to bake later on when the munchies strike.  I add lots of grated vegetables into mine for flavour and to add the kids 5 a day. 1 kilogram sausage mince 1 packet of…

CARAMELISED ONION, ZUCCHINI, CHORIZO AND BROCCOLI SLICE

I think everyone has there version of zucchini slice and it is usually one that our Mums made for decades.  I love it as it is so easy to make and everyone always goes back for seconds. This is also a great recipe to play around with and make your own.  Even get the kids…

PANCAKE RECIPES – SHROVE TUESDAY

Looking for pancake inspiration for Shrove Tuesday – look no further.  I have included 3 of my most popular pancake recipes that are a huge hit with my boys. RED VELVET PANCAKES BUTTERMILK AND LEMON BAKED HOTCAKES  BROWN RICE AND BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES – THE BEST GLUTEN FREE PANCAKE THIS SIDE OF MOUNT MACEDON I hope…

LAMB & ZUCCHINI MEATBALLS WITH QUINOA TABOULI

One of the most requested dinners at our house are meatballs. This recipe is a combination of my mums meatballs as a kid and a recipe Yotem Ottolenghi made on one of his Cooking shows years ago. I take inspiration from all different tastes and flavours around me. Meatballs tick all the boxes at our…

LAMB, MINT AND HALOUMI MEATBALLS IN A SMOKEY CHIPOTLE TOMATO SAUCE

Is there anything better than a juicy meatball?  These have been elevated to a whole new level using haloumi and chipotle.  This recipe can also be made using turkey, beef and chicken mince. The sauce makes a great base also for pasta, shakshuka or even a parma.  Play around with it and add flavours that…

SPINACH, CHEESE AND BACON QUICHE

1 quantity of good shortcrust pastry – I use sour cream pastry made by careme pastry 5 streaky bacon slices, thickly sliced 4 egg yolks 2 eggs 250ml cooking cream salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup grated cheese 5 or 6 blocks of frozen spinach cooked as per packet instructions STEP ONE Preheat your oven…

MY FAIL SAFE VERSION OF MAC & CHEESE

This recipe is the most requested dinner I make for my boys. I make it at least once a week and as I am typing this, its on the tonight’s dinner menu. It is such a quick and easy recipe you can make it with just about anything.  You can make it with chicken, salmon, tuna,…