Potato, Red Pepper and Onions

My toddler isn’t a fan of plain, steamed vegetables (and to be honest, I’m not that crazy about them either!), so I’m always on the lookout for tasty side dishes. Here’s one we really enjoyed, that’s quick and easy (another must when you’ve got small children!) Ingredients 4 medium potatoes 1 red onion 1 red […]

All-Time Best Roast Potatoes

I love roast potatoes. Crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside. I’m full to the point of exploding from a lovely roast dinner, but those words just make me want to eat more. I’ve tried many recipes for roast potatoes, but this is the one that always turns out a winner: Ingredients […]

Potato Gratin

love a potato bake, or if you want to be fancy, Potato Gratin. Potato, cheese and onion – can’t go wrong with that combination. It’s a classic recipe, and I forget how simple it is. I should cook it more often. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients 3-4 medium potatoes 1 onion 1 clove garlic, sliced (optional) […]

Pineapple Platter

It’s the middle of winter here in Australia, and while Brisbane winters are mild, I’m missing the sunshine and fresh fruit of summer. Looking through some photos of our housewaerming last year, I spotted this very summery Pineapple Platter. Maybe those of you in the Northern Hemisphere enjoying their summer holidays could use the recipe […]

Asian Herb and Vegetable Salad

For my Saturday Lunch Feast, I wanted a second delicious, refreshing salad that would complement the marinated chicken tenderloins. I love the fresh flavours of Asian (particularly Thai and Vietnamese) salads, so I decided to create something in that style, with ingredients that I had on hand. I’m slowly building up a herb garden, and […]

Green Pea and Mint Salad

I tend to be traditional when it comes to side dishes – my salad repertoire is the past consisted of tossed salad and coleslaw. I’ve decided to be a bit more adventurous on the salad front, and this Green Pea and Mint Salad, from my Saturday Lunch Banquet, has become my go-to salad when guests […]