Champagne Clams with Chilli, Almonds + Zucchini
Almonds / Beans / Cheap + Cheerful / Chilli / Dairy-Free / Light Meals / Lunch / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Orange / Savoury / Seafood / Shellfish / Sides / Special Diets / Zucchini

Champagne Clams with Chilli, Almonds + Zucchini

A quick and flavour-packed clam dish and accompanying side salad of white beans, sweet peas, and goats cheese. Beautiful ivory-shelled clams are steamed until tender and fragrant in a broth of champagne, chilli, shallot, and garlic. Simple, clean and best eaten with your fingers, this dish is a wonderful excuse to put on a garden … Continue reading

Super Sweet Potato Salad with Sesame Yoghurt Dressing
Avocado / Baking / Chilli / Lemon / Lunch / Savoury / Sweet Potato / Tahini / Yoghurt / Zucchini

Super Sweet Potato Salad with Sesame Yoghurt Dressing

An easy and wonderfully nutritious salad that will keep you full energy all day long, my Super Sweet Potato Salad with Sesame Yoghurt Dressing can be a simple meat free supper or served as part of a grazing style Sunday lunch shared friends. Sweet potato is tossed in olive oil and roasted in a hot … Continue reading

Smoked Salmon, Corn + Zucchini Open-faced Pitas
Bread / Breakfast / Chilli / Corn / Lemon / Lunch / Salmon / Savoury / Wholemeal Flour / Zucchini

Smoked Salmon, Corn + Zucchini Open-faced Pitas

Embrace the spirit of eating simply and cleanly with these open-faced wholemeal pitas with hot-smoked salmon, sweet BBQ corn, zucchini, and a punchy lemon and chilli oil. Whether you’re off to the beach, lounging in the park, making lunchboxes for the kids, or putting together a home-made lunch for the office, these pitas add up … Continue reading

Roasted Eggplant, Chilli + Purple Carrot Pizza with Sweet Tahini + Pickled Zucchini
Baking / Bread / Breakfast / Carrot / Chili / Chilli / Eggplant / Lunch / Savoury / Tahini / Walnuts / Yoghurt / Zucchini

Roasted Eggplant, Chilli + Purple Carrot Pizza with Sweet Tahini + Pickled Zucchini

This particular recipe came together in a moment of inspiration at the local grocer in Balnarring, Victoria. Faced with an abundance of fresh, seasonal vegetables and ingredients, I couldn’t help but pick up a few Japanese eggplants and purple carrots, along with some beautiful organic tahini. What came next was a whimsical summer-style flatbread pizza … 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

Minty-Green Quinoa with Asparagus, Peas and Goat’s Cheese
Asparagus / Goat's Cheese / Lemon / Mint / Quinoa / Savoury / Zucchini

Minty-Green Quinoa with Asparagus, Peas and Goat’s Cheese

A sexy and even better tasting salad. Light and summery, my Minty-Green Quinoa, with its symphony of healthy green veggies is another little reminder that summer isn’t far off.   ½ cup quinoa, rinsed well, drained 1½ cups water 1 medium zucchini, sliced Goat’s cheese A few handfuls of micro-herbs, washed and dried – I … Continue reading

Zesty Spring Pea and Mint Zucchini Spaghetti
Lemon / Mint / Peas / Savoury / Zucchini

Zesty Spring Pea and Mint Zucchini Spaghetti

This version of zucchini spaghetti is very different than the traditional Italian Mamma’s version, since the zucchini actually is the spaghetti. Using my new favourite kitchen gadget – the Spiral Slicer, which turns vegetables into noodles – I have given the Italian pasta a little makeover. The result delivers all the flavours and textures of … Continue reading