Apricot/ Strawberry Turnovers

Apricot & Strawberry Turnovers/Danish Grab some ready-made puff pastry (I used Gluten-free) and let it completely defrost, spread some apricot jam or strawberry jam on the pastry, slice strawberries or apricots and place on the pastry, fold the edges over and place on a lined baking tray. Sprinkle with a little sugar and bake in…

Sung Choi Bao

Sung Choi Bao Light and simple meal, great as a Summer meal or as an appetiser. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (or peanut oil) 300g lean beef mince 300g pork mince 1 clove crushed garlic 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger (optional) 4 green spring onions (Shallots), finely sliced 1 x 230g water chestnuts, drained and…

Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey

This is not exactly difficult, but it is yummy and mostly healthy. Sweet Summer Peaches, slice them in half, remove the stone and centre and then grill them on the stove or BBQ, get that love char-grill lines on the flesh (brings out the sweetness), then serve with yogurt, a little cinnamon sugar and drizzle…

Festive Fridays – Mango Daiquiris

Festive Fridays I thought for the month of December we can celebrate with some tasty cocktails (or mocktails if you prefer) and maybe even a few tasty nibbles…so let’s get this party started! Recipe 6 Ripe Mangoes, peeled and chopped 1 1/2 cups white rum (or vodka or tequila if you prefer) 6 lemons juiced…

Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Here is the recipe if you would like to try making Pumpkin Soup from scratch, perfect Autumn or Winter warmer. Ingredients 1 kg Butternut Pumpkin peeled and cut into large chunks 2 Large peeled sweet potato 2 cloves of garlic 1 cup of vegetable stock 300ml cooking cream Cracked Black Pepper Olive Oil Method Place…

Flour-less chocolate cake

If you have someone in the house that cannot eat gluten, this is a great recipe for a rich chocolate cake, I also used dairy-free chocolate and egg substitute to deal with dairy and egg intolerances as well. Yummy served with a dusting of icing sugar, whipped cream and fresh strawberries. Recipe Yield: 10 inch…

Thai Green Curry Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups Long Grain Jasmine Rice 2 tablespoons Oil 100g Thai Green Curry Paste 400ml coconut milk 300ml chicken (or vegetable) stock 450g Chicken Breast Fillets, cut into 1cm-thick strips (or Tofu) 1 red capsicum, seeded, thinly sliced 1 carrot, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 broccoli or broccolini 100g snow peas, trimmed or…

Baby spinach and basil dip

Baby spinach and basil dip This is one of those make as you feel it recipes, add whatever takes your fancy. This is a favourite in our house and whenever we go to parties and BBQs I’m always asked if I can bring a bowl (or two). You can make this completely vegan if you…

Mini Bruschetta with cream cheese and balsamic dressing

Fancy a twist on the classic bruschetta? I don’t use onions, instead, I use cream cheese and feta! Rather yummy, and not at all difficult to make; grab a fresh crusty breadstick and cut about 1.5 – 2cm thick and toast these on a baking tray for 10 minutes @ 180C. while the bread is…

Scrambled egg muffins

Egg and Bacon Muffins I can guarantee these will dissapear so quick, perfect for a picnic or breakfast on the go too, if they are for a picnic maybe line the muffin tray with paper muffin wrappers for ease of storage. These are gluten-free and so quick and easy to make, you can add additional…

Easy Chicken Gyros Salad

We eat this all the time, it’s quick and easy and really delicious. In Summer we frequently have BBQ Chicken pieces or even cold. In Winter the chicken is always freshly grilled, or if you are feeling lazy a store-bought BBQ cut up in quarters can do just as well. The marinated chicken and dressing can…

Easy Roast Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Here is the recipe if you would like to try making Pumpkin Soup from scratch, perfect Autumn or Winter warmer. Ingredients 1 kg Butternut Pumpkin peeled and cut into large chunks 2 Large peeled carrots 2 cloves of garlic 1 cup of vegetable stock 300ml cooking cream Cracked Black Pepper Olive Oil Method Place the…