White chocolate muffins

Happy Monday! I made these muffins for work, and ended up having to make another batch as my husband found them and ate 3 in one go! INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/2 caster sugar 1 egg 1 cup full cream milk 1/2 cup oil half packet of white chocolate chips dash of salt…

Cheesy Marsala Vegetable Risotto

The spice in this risotto is up there, so halve the quantity if you’re not a fan of spicy food! Once again a quickly go to for week nights, I’m a big fan of quick and easy during the week! Hope you enjoy making this one! INGREDIENTS1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese1 Quarter pumpkin, diced1 brown…

Sweet potato & bacon risotto stuffed capsicums

Risotto stuffed in capsicums?! You’ll love this, sooo tasty! INGREDIENTS 3 small sweet potatoes, cubed2 capsicums, tops cut off and insides cleaned1 1/2 cups Arborio rice1 1/2 cups vegetable stock1 tablespoon butter1 brown onion. diced1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon chopped chili1/2 cup diced baconwater METHOD 1. In a heated saucepan or risotto maker, add butter…

Sichuan Beef

This week I thought I’d do something different and stick to one cuisine. Hope you like Asian food! We are starting off with a meat dish. The very popular Sichuan Beef! Dish: 1out of 3. INGREDIENTS 500g beef fillets, finely sliced3 red chili’s, sliced2 spring onions, finely chopped2 red capsicums, sliced2 teaspoons garlic paste1 teaspoons ginger…

Fiery Chicken Pockets

If you like heat, then this is the recipe for you! This recipe seriously packs a punch! My husband loves it, and I do too…. I just add a lot more hummus to my pita to offset the heat factor! INGREDIENTS 4 mushrooms, sliced 2 chicken breasts, cut into strips 2 red capsicums, sliced 220g tub Hummus 1…

Caramel & Peanut butter coconut slice

Okay in all honesty these were meant to be balls not a slice, but effort factor got in the way and a slice at 11pm on a school night won! These are sweet, and delicious! If the sweetness aspect is too much you can take out the caramel sauce and add more peanut butter instead….

Homemade veggie patties

Recipes that don’t have meat! I love vegetable dishes and this one is right up there. Perfect for making ahead and freezing for a quick go to meal or snack. INGREDIENTS 6 potatoes, finely diced 2 carrots, grated 6 button mushrooms, diced 1/2 cup frozen mint peas 1/4 cup flour 1 cup beer batter mix 2…

Fettuccine Carbonara

Nothing like a bowl of creamy goodness on a winters night!  This recipe is super easy to make on a weeknight and makes enough for lunch the next day! INGREDIENTS 375g fettuccine pasta  30g butter 6 rashers of bacon, diced 1 tablespoon garlic paste 1 teaspoon chilli paste 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 3/4 cup…

Cheese and spinach pie with sundried tomatoes and pine nuts.

Ingredients 2kg frozen spinach 400g feta, crumbles 400g ricotta 1 onion, diced 4 eggs  1/4 butter 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes, strips 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 packet filo pastry Oil METHOD Place spinach in a saucepan and cover with water until just submerged. Bring to a simmer until the spinach was broken down by itself….

Dukkah

I actually made this recipe a few years ago, but never wrote it down as I made it and never used it again until recently. Although I would generally serve it with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and crusted bread, I have used it to crust fish recently which tasted amazing! INGREDIENTS  1/2 cup walnut halves…