Roast Pumpkin, Spinach + Ricotta Cannelloni with Cauliflower Sauce
Baking / Cauliflower / Cheap + Cheerful / Cheese / Lemon / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Pasta / pumpkin / Ricotta / Savoury / Special Diets / Spinach / Vegetarian

Roast Pumpkin, Spinach + Ricotta Cannelloni with Cauliflower Sauce

Pasta based dishes are great when you’re cooking for a hungry crowd. Quick, filling, inexpensive, and the perfect black canvas to build on, lasagne sheets can be rolled, filled, and baked to create stuffed-tubes of pure deliciousness. Since it is winter here in Australia, I gave this traditional Italian dish a seasonal twist and filled … 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

Buttermilk Pumpkin + Cacao Nib Little Loaves
Almonds / Baking / Breakfast / Buttermilk / Cacao / Chocolate / Cinnamon / Eggs / Hazelnuts / Lunch / Milk / Orange / pumpkin / Spelt Flour / Sweet / Walnuts / Wholemeal Flour

Buttermilk Pumpkin + Cacao Nib Little Loaves

These little buttermilk loaves are pumpkin-spiced and riddled with walnuts, pumpkin kernels, hazelnuts, and cacao nibs. All natural and relatively healthy, they are sweetened with mashed roasted pumpkin and applesauce, and given warmth and earthiness from a mixture of cinnamon and clove. Topped with a simple cream cheese and orange icing and a scattering of … Continue reading

Sticky Pumpkin + Quinoa Steamed Buns with Avocado, Pistachio + Celery Leaves
Avocado / Bread / Breakfast / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Pistachio / pumpkin / Quinoa / Savoury

Sticky Pumpkin + Quinoa Steamed Buns with Avocado, Pistachio + Celery Leaves

I’m lucky enough to work around people who absolutely love creating exciting new things to put into your mouth. From one-bite wonders to substantial meals, it’s hard not to be inspired by the enthusiasm for flavour, produce and style of the Bright Young Things. A current bite loved by all is the BYT take on … Continue reading

Chicken, Roast Pumpkin + Greens with Tri-Coloured Quinoa, Yoghurt Dressing
Almonds / Avocado / Basil / Chicken / Lemon / Lunch / pumpkin / Quinoa / Rocket / Savoury / Spinach / Yoghurt

Chicken, Roast Pumpkin + Greens with Tri-Coloured Quinoa, Yoghurt Dressing

As we creep ever closer to the middle of February many of those promises made to ourselves at one-past midnight on the first of January have somehow fallen victim to the quirks of everyday life. I thought it would be fitting to write a recipe that is full to the brim of flavour and goodness. … 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

Broccolini and Pumpkin Mac+Cheese
Baking / Broccolini / Cheese / Goat's Cheese / Lemon / Lunch / Pasta / pumpkin / Savoury / Tomato / Yoghurt

Broccolini and Pumpkin Mac+Cheese

A wholesome bowl of pasta featuring sturdy little orecchiette ears enveloped in a light two-cheese yoghurt sauce, and flecked with a medley of mustard seeds, nuggets of roasted pumpkin, cherry tomatoes and lemon zest. Topped with a crunchy crust made from sourdough bread, broccolini and parsley whizzed in a processor with a lug of olive … Continue reading

Spinach and Pumpkin Quiche with a Sesame and Wholewheat Crust
Baking / Chilli / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Oats / Paprika / pumpkin / Savoury / Spinach / Tofu

Spinach and Pumpkin Quiche with a Sesame and Wholewheat Crust

A quiche recipe that features no dairy, no eggs, and no butter – I know what you’re thinking… bland, tasteless hippy-food. Given the chance, I think you’ll be surprised how flavourful and filling my Spinach and Pumpkin Quiche is. Give it a go and see for yourself that healthier doesn’t (always) have to go hand-in-hand … Continue reading

Sunblush Fritters with Honey-baked Prosciutto
Asparagus / Carrot / Eggs / Honey / Lunch / Prosciutto / pumpkin / Savoury / Yoghurt

Sunblush Fritters with Honey-baked Prosciutto

These coriander-spiked carrot and pumpkin fritters are happy to be a light and summery supper option when you’d rather be watching the sunset than fluffing about in the kitchen. Paired with crispy strips of honey-baked prosciutto and a cool, refreshing cucumber yoghurt my Sunblush Fritters are by turns salty, crisp, earthy, yielding and sweet. For … Continue reading

Rustic Oven-Baked Mini Pizzas
Baking / Brie / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Olives / Prosciutto / pumpkin / Savoury / Spelt Flour / Tomato / Wholegrains / Zucchini

Rustic Oven-Baked Mini Pizzas

A simple, colourful, and down right delizioso recipe. With a dough base made from spelt flour along with yeast, oil and water, and topped with an intensely-flavoured red sauce and plenty of fresh seasonal ingredients, these little pizzas can be enjoyed anywhere, anytime. You can pull the dough out paper thin or leave it a … Continue reading