Grilled Corn with Truffle Oil, Chilli + Parmesan
Cheap + Cheerful / Cheese / Chilli / Coriander / Corn / Light Meals / Lime / Meals + Courses / Parmesan / Savoury / Sides / Special Diets / Vegetarian

Grilled Corn with Truffle Oil, Chilli + Parmesan

Super fresh corncobs still wrapped in their husks, lightly charred on a hot barbecue and taken to the next level with a coating of rich and gloriously decadent truffle oil, herbs, chilli, and Parmesan. It’s full on…but in the best way. Serve warm from the barbecue with a big squeeze of lime and prepare to … Continue reading

Pumpkin + Pancetta Brown Rice Risotto with Water Buffalo Yoghurt
Baking / Cheese / Creme Fraiche / Leek / Lemon / Lunch / Parmesan / Prosciutto / pumpkin / Savoury / Yoghurt

Pumpkin + Pancetta Brown Rice Risotto with Water Buffalo Yoghurt

There is nothing more lovely and lulling than gently stirring a big pot of nourishing, oozy risotto, watching the little grains of rice swell up and get gorgeously plump. Another one of my favourite winter things is the combination of sweet roasted pumpkin, smoky pancetta or bacon with parsley and lemon. It is a flavour … Continue reading

Tomato Soup with Roast Kipfler Potatoes + Kale Pesto
Almond Milk / Almonds / Baking / Basil / Cheese / Coconut Milk / kale / Lunch / Milk / Parmesan / Pinenuts / Potato / Savoury / Tomato

Tomato Soup with Roast Kipfler Potatoes + Kale Pesto

An honest, simple tomato soup recipe with nothing to hide. Pantry cupboard favourites, tinned tomatoes, garlic, and balsamic vinegar are rounded out with a splash of milk and fresh basil. Roasted kipfler potatoes and a beautiful nutrient-packed kale and mixed nut and seed pesto take this simple tomato soup to the next level. This is … Continue reading

Mixed Mushroom, Pancetta, Thyme + Spinach with Pappadelle
Cinnamon / Cream / Lemon / Lunch / Mushroom / Parmesan / Pasta / Savoury / Spinach

Mixed Mushroom, Pancetta, Thyme + Spinach with Pappadelle

The earthy combination of smoky pancetta, mixed wild mushrooms with a touch of cream, thyme and fresh egg pasta makes for a beautiful heart and belly-warming dish for a chilly evening. As we begin to store away our summer dresses, shorts, and sandals and pull out autumn knits, socks, and boots, this recipe is a … Continue reading

Portobello Parcels
Baking / Breakfast / Cheese / Lentils / Lunch / Mushroom / Parmesan / Pinenuts / Savoury

Portobello Parcels

All wrapped up like a present, these charming individual portobello mushrooms are winners for an easy mid-week meal, as they require very little fuss and effort. Sweet, earthy lentils are tossed with baby spinach, fresh parsley, pine nuts and red onion, topped with lots of parmesan and black pepper. All this goodness is sandwiched between … Continue reading

Tri-coloured Quinoa, Spinach, Ricotta + Butternut Pumpkin
Baking / Basil / Bread / Cheese / Eggs / Leek / Lemon / Lunch / Parmesan / pumpkin / Quinoa / Ricotta / Savoury / Spinach / Wholegrains

Tri-coloured Quinoa, Spinach, Ricotta + Butternut Pumpkin

Because I can’t seem to get enough of pumpkin and ricotta lately – a light early spring lunch made from quinoa, plump, roasted butternut pumpkin, tender leeks, spinach, plenty of crumbled goats cheese, fresh herbs and ricotta, and topped with crunchy wholegrain breadcrumbs. Baked until the cheese is bubbly and the top is golden and … Continue reading

Lemon Ricotta + Swiss Chard Pappadelle with Oozy Crumbed Egg
Baking / Capers / Chilli / Eggs / Lemon / Lunch / Parmesan / Pasta / Ricotta / Savoury / Walnuts

Lemon Ricotta + Swiss Chard Pappadelle with Oozy Crumbed Egg

Wednesday ‘Hump Day’ problem – what to cook when your fridge looks as about as inspiring as the lyrics to Justin Bieber song? The solution tonight, tender Swiss chard, creamy ricotta cheese, a hint of chilli and lemon tousled with fresh egg pappadelle pasta, plenty of crunchy golden breadcrumbs and a sprinkling of crispy fried … Continue reading

Fisherman’s Flatbread – Salmon, Prosciutto, Fennel + Chilli
Baking / Bread / Breakfast / Capers / Chilli / Fennel / Lemon / Lunch / Parmesan / Polenta / Prosciutto / Salmon / Savoury / Seafood / Wholegrains / Wholemeal Flour

Fisherman’s Flatbread – Salmon, Prosciutto, Fennel + Chilli

 A lighter, fresher Finger, Fork & Knife take on the pizza I loved as a kid. Every Friday night we would wander down to our little local neighbourhood pizza place where we would sit at the same table and order the same pizza. Not very exciting I know, but it was simply just too good not … Continue reading

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes
Cheese / Eggs / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Parmesan / Pasta / Peas / Potato / Ricotta / Savoury / Spinach / Sun-dried Tomatoes / Sweet Potato / Tomato / Wholemeal Flour

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes

Not much has changed since my last post, the days are still biting cold and the skies are still flint grey, and I still have a raging appetite for foods that induce cosiness, warmth and savoury satisfaction. Perhaps one of the positives of the wintery bleakness is the attraction of the kitchen and the time … Continue reading

Polenta Patties with Poached Egg + Beetroot Relish
Beetroot / Breakfast / Cheese / Eggs / Lunch / Milk / Panko Breadcrumbs / Parmesan / Polenta / Savoury / Swiss Chard

Polenta Patties with Poached Egg + Beetroot Relish

A brunch-perfect and satisfying dish, my Polenta Patties with Poached Egg + Beetroot Relish is what happens when you take simple, fresh ingredients and pile them on top of each other. Fluffy, yellow polenta and parmesan cheese are rolled in panko breadcrumbs and cooked until golden and crunchy. Topped with sweet beetroot relish, chard and … Continue reading

Beetroot Pesto and Goats Curd Bruschetta
Almonds / Basil / Beetroot / Breakfast / Cheese / Goat's Cheese / Lemon / Lunch / Parmesan / Salmon / Savoury / Tomato / Walnuts / Wholegrains

Beetroot Pesto and Goats Curd Bruschetta

Bright colours, luscious goats curd, beetroot, basil and toasted almonds – this bruschetta recipe is loaded with all sorts of good stuff. Spoonfuls of earthy, bright purple pesto served on a thick slab of chewy multigrain sourdough and finished off with hot-smoked salmon, rocket and a burst of lemon juice. This recipe is fresh, filling … Continue reading

Soft Tacos with Panko Crusted Chicken & Fragrant Avocado Salsa
Avocado / Chicken / Eggs / Lunch / Parmesan / Savoury

Soft Tacos with Panko Crusted Chicken & Fragrant Avocado Salsa

I am dead-set certain that I am not alone in my love for a meal that involves wrapping up fresh, tasty ingredients in one simple, hand-held parcel. My Soft Tacos with Panko Crusted Chicken & Fragrant Avocado Salsa are inspired by the taco renaissance that is happening in the foodie world. The tacos are filled … Continue reading