Hot-Smoked Trout, Goats Cheese + Asparagus Frittata
Asparagus / Baking / Breakfast / Cheap + Cheerful / Eggs / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Tomato / Trout

Hot-Smoked Trout, Goats Cheese + Asparagus Frittata

Last week I received a pretty special delivery of freshly packed Huon Tasmanian Salmon and Ocean Trout. Immediately my mind went into overdrive thinking about what I could create with such beautiful products. Before I get into what I decided to make and adhering to full disclosure, I was asked by the team at Huon … Continue reading

Tomato + Parmesan Crostata with Cumin + Oregano
Baking / Cheap + Cheerful / Cumin / Light Meals / Meals + Courses / Special Diets / Tomato / Vegetarian

Tomato + Parmesan Crostata with Cumin + Oregano

A simple free-form tomato tart – sweet baby tomatoes, cumin seeds, goats cheese and oregano nestled on top of an easy, crumbly no-knead parmesan pastry. Served warm with a dusting of cumin-spiced icing sugar, this crostata is a real treat and the perfect light bite. ___________________________________________ FOR THE PARMESAN PASTRY 200 g plain flour 150 … 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

Lime + Coriander Sticky Beef Hash with Sunny Side Egg
Beef / Breakfast / Chilli / Coriander / Eggs / Lime / Lunch / Mirin / Savoury / Soy Sauce / Spring Onions / Tamari / Tomato

Lime + Coriander Sticky Beef Hash with Sunny Side Egg

A lime and chilli spiked Asian style beef hash recipe that delivers layer after layer of flavour. Thin strips of fillet steak are wok-tossed in a marinade of soy, mirin, tomato chutney, chilli, and coriander. Crunchy green broccolini and spring onions add colour and texture, and a perfectly sunny-side-up egg nestled on top finishes things … Continue reading

Seared Orange Pepper Kangaroo Fillet with Spring Couscous
Basil / Beef / Beetroot / Cauliflower / Cumin / Kangaroo / Lemon / Lunch / Mint / Orange / Red Onion / Rose Water / Savoury / Tomato

Seared Orange Pepper Kangaroo Fillet with Spring Couscous

Kangaroo is a great source of protein and a good low-fat red meat to include as part of a healthy diet. It’s also a very affordable option when pennies are tight. Rubbed with a bright blend of orange zest, cumin, olive oil, salt and pepper and seared ever-so-quickly in a hot pan, the fillets caramalise … Continue reading

Caprese Potstickers with Basil + Balsamic
Baking / Basil / Breakfast / Cheese / Lunch / Mozzarella / Pasta / Rice Paper / Savoury / Tomato

Caprese Potstickers with Basil + Balsamic

In a quirky blend of Asian and Italian cuisines, my Caprese Potstickers with Basil and Balsamic are ideal as the nights begin to draw out and we start looking for things to nibble on as wine is sipped under the lazy sun. These bite-sized parcels are wonderfully simple. A classic combination of mozzarella, tomatoes and … Continue reading

Curry-Spiced + Coconut Lentil Hot Pot with Smashed Honey Potatoes
Baking / Cardomom / Chilli / Cinnamon / Coconut / Coconut Milk / Coconut Oil / Coriander / Ginger / Honey / Lemon / Lentils / Lunch / Savoury / Sweet Potato / Tomato

Curry-Spiced + Coconut Lentil Hot Pot with Smashed Honey Potatoes

A hearty yet healthy lentil recipe that is filling, delicious, and has the added bonus of delivering plenty of goodness to my body. My Curry-Spiced + Coconut Lentil Hot Pot is my take on a classic – Shepherd’s Pie. Puy lentils are gently simmered in a curry-spiced and ginger-kissed coconut broth, and are given layers … 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

Moroccan Beef Tagine with Figs + Almonds
Almonds / Beef / Chilli / Cinnamon / Coriander / Ginger / Harissa / Leek / Lemon / Lunch / Paprika / Quinoa / Savoury / Sweet Potato / Tomato / Turmeric / Wholegrains

Moroccan Beef Tagine with Figs + Almonds

When it’s cold and dreary outside there is nothing more comforting than a big bowl of something wholesome, sweet, and a little spicy. My Moroccan Beef Tagine with Figs and Almonds is healthy, beautifully textured, and miraculously delicious when you are suffering from the end-of-summer blues. Cumin and turmeric keeps things grounded, and the addition … 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

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