Pumpkin Apple and Chickpea Soup

Winter is truly on it’s way even though we are still in Autumn! I have been feeling the cold all weekend in both Melbourne and Canberra! And yes, this includes firing up the heating for the house already! This soup is a tasty, quick to make winter warmer, hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS 2 cups vegetable…

Choc chip & pistachio Anzac Bake

Anzac Day is fast approaching us here in Australia and what better way to start the holiday off than this yummy slice! INGREDIENTS 1/2 self raising flour1/2 flour1 cup rolled oats3/4 cup fine desiccated coconut 130g butter melted2 tablespoons golden syrup1/4 cup choc chips1/4 pistachios, coarsely crushed METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 160c. Line a baking…

Lemon Banana Bread

Adding a citrus zing to an old favourite, hope you like this!   INGREDIENTS3 ripe bananas, mashed2 eggs2 teaspoons lemon juice2 cups  self-raising flour1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 cup caster sugar METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a loaf pan with non-stick baking paper and spray with oil. 2. In a mixing bowl add mashed bananas, eggs…

Crackling Vanilla Cupcakes

 Simple vanilla cupcakes with a brain crackling topping!   Ingredients 2 cups self raising flour 3/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup full cream milk 125g butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Popping candy, to decorate Betty Crocker icing icing 200g butter, room temperature 2 tablespoons milk 3 cups icing sugar mixture  …

Cheese and Vegemite mini scrolls

QUICK, SIMPLE, DELICIOUS!And if you don’t live in Australia, find Vegemite! INGREDIENTS Vegemite3 sheets of puff pastry3 cups grated tasty cheesecanola oil spray METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 150c. Cover baking tray with baking and spray with oil.2.  Thaw out puff pastry. Once thawed spread a layer of vegemite on the base of the puff…

Creamy Butter Chicken

Happy Sunday everyone! If there is one dish that I’ve wanted to share forever, it’s this one! I love butter chicken like no other, but it has to be a good one! Hope you enjoy the recipe below, please leave a comment if you have any further suggestions on it! This recipe is for the…

Puffy dogs

Get game day ready with these tasty treats! INGREDIENTS 3 sheets puff pastry 1 jar Dijon mustard 4 long frankfurters 6 rashers of bacon METHOD Thaw puff pastry at room temperature. Line a baking tray with baking paper and lightly spray with oil. Fry rashers of bacon until just cooked. Let cool and diced finely….

Shepherd Pies

I’m a big fan of comfort food and meals you can make for last minute dinners with friends, and this meal fits perfectly into the list!   INGREDIENTS 5 potatoes, roughly diced 1 tablespoon butter1/2 cup cream1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil2 carrots, finely chopped1 zucchini, finely chopped1 brown onion, finely chopped1 red capsicum, finely diced1 teaspoon garlic…