French Onion Soup

I first tried this soup at my favourite french restaurant, as an Amuse Bouche (ie a tiny drop of soup which made me crave more more more) I have been playing with this recipe for some years now. When you the whole way, and make the soup as well as the cheesy garlicky sourdough bread […]

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Mexican Chicken Stew

Healthy cooking month! I have declared this to be healthy cooking month, so I am looking for recipes where the flavour comes from herbs and spices rather than cream and butter. The flavours in this recipes are truly astounding, you can expect a full on party in your mouth at any point in time. It’s […]

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Quick prawns with red peppers

Sometimes we have time for a thought out gourmet meal and sometimes we need a quick dinner when you have to use what you have in the fridge/pantry. I love frozen prawns ’cause they last a long time in the freezer and they cook super quick! A perfect throw together meal for a weeknight 🙂 […]

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Prawn linguine with tomato, basil, garlic and lemon

Nothing thrills me more than when a recipe turns out both delicious and easy and fast to make. This prawn pasta recipe is nothing less than a taste sensation in your mouth. The Lemon lifts this dish so much and makes it fresh and vivid, there is a tiny hint of chilli, the basil of […]

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Zesty Fish Fajitas

Zesty Fish Fajitas A great and quick addition to your seafood repertoire. Fish is seasoned with cumin, paprika and garlic and pan fried with capsicum and onion. As the vegetables and fish sautee, a tasty seasoned sauce will be created. Freshen up with a zing of lemon and some coriander – and serve wrapped in a […]

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Fork tender Lamb Shanks with creamy garlic mashed potatoes

I am going a bit casserole crazy this week…this is partially because we did lots of casseroles when filming the Divine and Delicious TV show but also because this freezing cold weather we have been having in Sydney lends itself very well to a slow cooked, warming casserole. There is nothing in life quite like […]

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Chicken casserole with bacon and mushrooms

On a cold sydney day, there is nothing like coming home to warming casserole, especially one I have prepared earlier! I love casseroles for a few reasons, firstly because they involve a flurry of effort at the beginning and then you step back and let the oven do all the work, secondly because when any […]

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Pork roast with lemon, garlic and sage

I’ve never made a pork roast before, in fact we dont really eat that much pork in our house outside cold cuts like ham and mortadella, I think it must be the fact that I grew up in countries where pork was not that readily available, and maybe its a cultural thing as well. Anyhoo […]

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Osso Bucco the Italian way

On a cold day, there is absolutely nothing like coming home to a house full of the aroma of a casserole. It warms me straight to the cockles. They are also very easy to prepare, a few minutes of chopping and sautĂ©ing then you leave it alone and attend to other household chores then voila! […]

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