Category Archives: main meal

Mushroom Farfalle + Win a Trip to New York Courtesy of Lindeman’s

This post is sponsored by Lindeman’s. I made two trips to America in the same year back in the 90s, but neitherREAD FULL POST >>

Spiced Mini Burgers with Homemade Buns

I’m not sure about you, but I reckon homemade burgers are the best. I have read about burger connoisseurs thatREAD FULL POST >>

Creamy Chicken, Leek and Potato Pie

Every time I go to my child’s school canteen I reminisce. Choc milk, cheese toasties, and my all time favourite,READ FULL POST >>

Summer Grilling // Lamb Kebabs with Coriander, Mint and Lime Yogurt + Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone, Pomegranate and Mint

This post is sponsored by The Good Guys as part of Voices of 2013.   “And so with the sunshine and the greatREAD FULL POST >>

Dumpling and Noodle Soup

After a few weeks of incessant sugar indulgence, I’ve had enough. I am craving savoury dishes; good, hearty,READ FULL POST >>

Kedgeree: Breakfast of the Spicy Kind

This post is sponsored by The Good Guys as part of Voices of 2013.    The folks at The Good Guys sent me a SunbeamREAD FULL POST >>

Beetroot fettuccine with sweet pea pesto

There are two things I love to see most when I check my post box. Firstly, no bills. Secondly, little packages of food.READ FULL POST >>

Pea & lamb slow cooker soup

As a lover of the warmer weather there are very few things I love about winter. Slow cooked meals are one of them. IREAD FULL POST >>

Roasted pumpkin risotto with feta and baby spinach

It was time for risotto, and I had this beautiful pumpkin waiting to be roasted so the union was inevitable. I didn&#READ FULL POST >>

A winter delight: homemade beef bourguignon pie

Beef bourguignon is a traditional French casserole dish with beef braised in red wine and beef stock. I’m SOREAD FULL POST >>

When life hands you rice, make asparagus and mint risotto

It’s Good Friday and I am out in the morning. I come home to a box of fresh produce from my favourite grocer TheREAD FULL POST >>

Honey chicken rocks my world!

I am not keen on fruit or sweet flavours added to savoury meals. I find the ‘sweet and sour’ dishes confusing, IREAD FULL POST >>

Mongolian lamb for the good cook

If funds permit, I prefer to buy meat from the butcher rather than the supermarket. Recently I was very fortunate to beREAD FULL POST >>

Perfect homemade pizza

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at homemade pizza dough for awhile. I am not crazy about franchise store boughtREAD FULL POST >>

Sesame chicken à la Aussie

I don’t really watch television but lately I have found myself drawn to cooking shows on SBS. One that got myREAD FULL POST >>

Prawn linguine – a meal for the daydreaming kinda day

Since finishing up full time employment I have been loving cooking dinner during the day. Gone are the days of leavingREAD FULL POST >>

Fried noodles with prawns & tofu

My mother-in-law was renowned for her fantastic culinary skills, so as a result I don’t attempt to try and cookREAD FULL POST >>

BBQ prawns with dipping sauce

My hubby loves to cook, not everyday food but food that you would usually try at restaurants, he loves to experimentREAD FULL POST >>

Okonomiyaki – Japanese savoury pancake

  Some time ago a friend who spent a few years in Japan sent me a link for a recipe for Japanese savoury pancakes knownREAD FULL POST >>

Pasta Provencale

I have not always loved cooking. In fact, I have only recently started to really enjoy it. In my 20s I quite happilyREAD FULL POST >>

Makaroonilaatikko – Traditional Finnish Macaroni Bake

As a kid Makaroonilaatikko was my ABSOLUTE favourite! My Mum used to whip up some beauties but this dish felt like homeREAD FULL POST >>