Wild Rocky River pumpkin, beans, feta and barley salad

I just spent just over a glorious week traveling around some beautiful parts of NSW over the Easter break. Our first destination was a glorious property belonging to my dear friend Danielle’s family in northern NSW and it came resplendent with wild butternut pumpkin ripe for the picking. Thanks Danielle. Healthy recipes that taste truly…

BBQ fare

I finally mastered a roast garlic hummus for a recent BBQ which is definitely worthy of a belated blog update. I spent Friday making dips and Saturday morning putting together the salads and everything was a hit. Roast garlic hummus 2 cans chickpeas or two cups cooked chickpeas 2 tablespoons tahini 4 tablespoons olive oil…

Scientifically special Korean fried chicken wings

I was going to call this post ‘Scientifically perfect Korean fried chicken wings’ but perfection when it comes to food is often subjective. I was, however, suitably impressed by how much time and effort the fellow who came up with this specific recipe put into the trial and error of determining the best combination of…

Meals in the madness

The last month has been pretty busy so I thought I’d cheat and pop up some of the on-the-go stuff that I’ve made during this time. My taller half dreamed of having chicken sausages for breakfast. He was actually sleep talking about it and I had a strange sleep-talky conversation with him and decided to…

Fig, prosciutto, rocket and two cheese tart

Seeing as fig season is in full swing I’ve been making full advantage of it. They are amazing in salads, savory dishes, sweets, stuffed with cheese, stewed with icecream. What’s not to love? 6 fresh figs – quartered 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons water 1 sheet puff pastry – thawed…

Gluten free smoked salmon breakfast wrap

Sunday morning breakfast called for using up some leftover smoked salmon and corn wraps. 2 large slices of smoked salmon 1 handful of finely chopped fresh chives 5 beaten eggs Small amount of crumbled danish feta Salt and pepper to taste TIP: I also add in about a tablespoon of soda water to the beaten…