Rare Beef Salad with Watermelon + Raw Zucchini Noodles
Beef / Cheap + Cheerful / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Cucumber / Dairy-Free / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Mint / Radish / Special Diets / Watermelon

Rare Beef Salad with Watermelon + Raw Zucchini Noodles

I love this style of food. It’s fast, fresh, light, and packs a punch. This salad has it all. It has crunch from the raw cucumber and garden radish, heat from the red chilli, sweetness from the watermelon, and all-important protein from the beef. A great way to stave off an afternoon sugar-craving meltdown. Enjoy! … Continue reading

Quinoa with Fennel, Tangelo, Avocado + Herbs
Avocado / Brussel Sprouts / Cheap + Cheerful / Dairy-Free / Fruit / Honey / Light Meals / Lunch / Meals + Courses / Orange / Quinoa / Savoury / Sides / Special Diets / Vegetarian

Quinoa with Fennel, Tangelo, Avocado + Herbs

When it comes to salads I have one rule – don’t be shy. The possibilities with salads are only limited by your imagination, so if you find yourself with a bowl of limp garden greens I’m awfully sorry but you only have yourself to blame. A great salad has a mixture of textures, a punchy … Continue reading

Cauliflower Steaks with Cherry, Fennel + Caper Slaw
Capers / Cauliflower / Cheap + Cheerful / Cherries / Fennel / Goat's Cheese / Lemon / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Savoury / Sides / Special Diets / Vegetarian

Cauliflower Steaks with Cherry, Fennel + Caper Slaw

Who doesn’t love the sizzle and smell of a lovely thick piece of eye fillet steak doing its thing on a hot grill? More people than you might think. Once bland and uninspired, vegetarian cooking is enjoying an exciting new look, prompting meat-eaters to put down their steak knives and get better acquainted with pulses, … Continue reading

Prosciutto, Blue Cheese, Honeycomb + Walnuts
Cheap + Cheerful / Honey / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Prosciutto / Rocket / Savoury / Sides / Walnuts

Prosciutto, Blue Cheese, Honeycomb + Walnuts

A beautiful winter salad made with whisper thin slices of prosciutto, sticky sweet honeycomb, lots of walnuts, and chunks of crumbly blue cheese. Finished with peppery rocket leaves and a champagne vinegar dressing, serve it up sharing-style on a big platter for a dinner party or picnic – it holds up perfectly at room temperature. … 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

Lamb with Cauliflower, Mint, Kale + Pistachio Salad
Beef / Cauliflower / Chilli / kale / Lamb / Lemon / Mint / Pistachio / Savoury

Lamb with Cauliflower, Mint, Kale + Pistachio Salad

  There are a handful of ingredients that are essential to my kitchen kit. Chilli, flaky sea salt, herbs, and olive oil all play a key role in ‘waking up’ humble ingredients and adding character and flavour to a whole range of dishes – a fresh seasonal salad, a big tray of roasted root veggies, … Continue reading

Pomegranate + Cider Kangaroo with Cracked Wheat, Haloumi + Greens
Beef / Brussel Sprouts / Celery / Cheese / Chilli / Cracked Wheat / Cumin / Kangaroo / Lamb / Lemon / Lime / Lunch / Mint / Paprika / Pomegranate / Savoury / Tahini / Tofu / Wallaby / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Pomegranate + Cider Kangaroo with Cracked Wheat, Haloumi + Greens

I’ve featured a couple of recipes on the blog that see kangaroo as the star of the show, and why not? Kangaroo is a beautiful meat not only because of its taste and incredible nutritional properties – it is very lean and packed full of healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids – but it is … 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

Cold Smoked Ocean Trout + Peas with Minty Crème Fraiche
Breakfast / Chilli / Creme Fraiche / Lemon / Lunch / Mint / Peas / Pinenuts / Rocket / Salmon / Savoury / Seafood / Seaweed / Trout

Cold Smoked Ocean Trout + Peas with Minty Crème Fraiche

When it’s warm outside it’s natural to crave lighter, fresher tasting foods. On days when the mercury has risen beyond my comfort level, cold-smoked fish is my go-to for a fast, healthy lunch or light dinner that is both nourishing and satisfying. Trout, like salmon, mackerel, sardines, dark green veggies, walnuts and linseed, is chock-full … Continue reading

Forbidden Rice Salad with Spring Vegies, Green Apple, Blood Orange + Tofu
Apples / Black Rice / Blood Orange / Brussel Sprouts / Fennel / Lunch / Orange / Pepitas / Radish / Savoury / Soy Sauce / Tamari / Tofu / Wholegrains

Forbidden Rice Salad with Spring Vegies, Green Apple, Blood Orange + Tofu

A bejewelled salad of black ‘Forbidden’ rice, fresh green apple, fennel, radish, little cubes of tofu, and unbelievably juicy blood oranges. Fresh and crunchy with toasted tamari pepitas, crispy brussel sprout leaves and baby sorrel, and tossed with a simple blood orange and olive oil dressing. I don’t know about you, but my tastebuds are … Continue reading

Grilled Sardines with Fig-glazed Jamon and Fresh Pea Remoulade
Buckwheat / Grapes / Lunch / Peas / Prosciutto / Savoury / Seafood

Grilled Sardines with Fig-glazed Jamon and Fresh Pea Remoulade

I like fish. No, that’s wrong. I love fish. So, given my ardent affection for water-dwelling creatures I thought I’d make the most of the fresh sardines at my local market. My Grilled Sardines with Fig-glazed Jamon and Fresh Pea Remoulade recipe is simple, delicious, fresh and embarrassingly easy to prepare. Grilled at a very … Continue reading

Zesty Crab, Chilli and Kaffir Lime on Betel Leaves
Carrot / Chilli / Fish Sauce / Lunch / Peanuts / Savoury / Seafood / Shellfish / Tamari

Zesty Crab, Chilli and Kaffir Lime on Betel Leaves

These exciting, flavour-packed little parcels are perfect for getting the party started. Lime, chilli, coconut, carrot, roasted peanuts, and crab meat make these leaves sweet and salty, rich with texture, flavour and colour. They are the quintessential summer nibble. 2 tsp tamarind paste 1 tbsp palm sugar, grated ½ tbsp lime juice 1 tsp fish … Continue reading