Lamb and Pine Nut Filo Rolls

 I have never purchased baharat I just use my own herbs based on the tip below.

Chocolate, berry and almond crumble

This crumble would have to be one of my favourites, I love the addition of marzipan and almonds. 

Oven-baked chicken, mushroom, thyme & brown rice risotto

This Oven-baked chicken, mushroom, thyme & brown rice risotto is great one pot winter’s night meal –


Want to cut down on carbs – this ‘cauliflower-rice’ is a great alternative. Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower, trimmed,...

Karen Martini’s bolognaise style mushroom ragu

Karen Martini’s bolognaise style mushroom ragu is rich and really quite sophisticated, especially if you’re lucky enough to hav...

Zucchini koftas in tomato coconut sauce

In my family we are big lovers of Indian food and every so often we have a family gathering and where each family group has to bring a c...

Hot Cross Buns

These spice-laden buns are traditionally eaten for breakfast on Good Friday and marked with a cross to represent the crucifixion of Jesus.

Flourless Chocolate Biscuits

Skip the wheat and dairy and indulge in these brilliant bikkies! Great for people with food allergies, plus they have no refined sugars.

Asparagus, mushroom, tomato pizza

Pizza in 15 minutes – and a healthy version! Ingredients 2 large wholemeal pita breads 1 bunch asparagus, woody ends snapped off 1 t...

Seasame, tahini, puffed rice bars

These bars contain none of the additives or fillers used in commercial bars, so they will need to be kept in the fridge.


By Lou Smoothie bowls were the lazy persons smoothie for a long time before they hit the mainstream.

Australia Day Recipes

January 26th is here again and for Australians around the world that means just one thing − there will be a party. 

Chia Seeds..fad or superfood

Chia seeds (Salvia hispanica L) are a rich source of omega-3 fats and posse several other health benefits.

A Little Champagne Sparkle

‘Too much of anything is bad, but too much of Champagne is just right’  -Mark Twain The twinkling bubbles of sparkling wine have caused...

Marzipan Cherry Cake

This is a beautiful cake is great for Christmas or summer time when cherries are at the best.

Mini Chocolate Christmas Cakes


Indonesian-style chicken salad

The creamy dressing offsets the crunchy salad for a wonderful meal that is ready with minimal effort Ingredients 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 ga...

No-churn ice cream 4 ways

Please everyone at once by making up a batch of these delicious no-churn ice creams 4 different ways.

Lemon, lime, chilli & thyme oil

Thyme is known to boost your mood and immunity. This is also a great Christmas gift idea.

Steak and Haloumi Open Sandwiches with Dill and Caper Dressing

Recipes like this have killed my ability to make an ordinary sandwich.