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Succulent salmon with a crispy skin, sat on a bed of crushed sweet peas and spicy chorizo. This Seared Salmon with Peas and Chorizo is elegant yet simple. A perfect entree for easy entertaining.
This Miso Ramen with Roast Pumpkin is a big bowl of slurpable noodles! The pumpkin is roasted in miso and brown sugar whilst the broth is rich with the umami flavor of miso. Spiked with garlic and ginger this miso ramen is sure to please.
This Saffron and Leek Risotto is the perfect balance of comfort and elegance. The saffron adds a beautiful colour and the sweet creamy leeks take it beyond the norm. I can (and have) eaten this straight from the pan 😉
These delicate, thin crepes are filled with creamy delicious salmon and king prawns, some sweet charred corn and then baked to a crisp delicious perfection. All served with a creamy dill sauce. Delicious and elegant. Just perfect for entertaining, these are sure to be a hit!
Learning how to make the perfectly cooked steak is worth it. You can recreate date night at home (which is perfect when you can’t get a babysitter!!!!!) Here in Australia it is Father’s day on Sunday. So I thought I would get the grill on and make Stew a big old juicy steak dinner. Not just any […]
Juicy chicken infused with pepper and rosemary, wrapped in salty prosciutto and glazed with maple syrup. This is packed with flavour and so simple to make. Serve it with my roasted root veg and you have a healthy and achievable mid-week roast. I actually sometime pop the chicken onto of the veg to cook! Just […]
Firm meaty swordfish served with a spicy, fresh and fruity salsa. This dish is the perfect dish for bringing Summer into Autumn or welcoming in the warmer weather of Spring. In fact it is perfect all year around!!!! I am Claire and I am an igniter of tastebuds! (Do Read On!!!) I have been doing […]
Soft, light, juicy baked Italian meatballs, in a rich tomato sauce and served with soft cheesy polenta. This is comfort food at it’s very best. The meatballs are so tender and packed full of flavour! It is no secret that I love pasta! And I have bought my boys up to love pasta. If we […]
Tournedos Rossini, an elegant dinner party idea. Perfectly cooked fillet steak, topped with rich pâté served with a delicious red wine jus. What could be better? Delicious, easy to make and looks dead posh 😉 I admit this isn’t an authentic Tournedos Rossini 😳 A true rossini is set on a bed of grilled brioche and is topped […]
This turkey!!! It is juicy and so simple. Without any basting, brining or intricate butter rubbing bacon weaving skills, you get a moist delicious bird. There is no babysitting, you stick it in and leave it. AND!!!!!!! this is a biggy, (especially if you are a fellow Australian!) you don’t have to have to the […]
Pink is everywhere this month and it is wonderful to see! The world has gone pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Even the disposable red cups (You know the ones!!!) are currently pink. I love that. This is a cause that is close to my heart and a disease that changed my life! This Perfectly Pink Beetroot […]