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These Italian Beef Subs are the perfect party snack. Juicy succulent shredded beef, stuffed inside soft rolls topped with provolone and dunked into a flavour packed gravy/sauce.
A fully loaded nacho is a wonderful thing. Crisp chips, flavour packed beef and stretchy cheese. These Instant Pot Cheesy Beef Nachos are oh so good. But when you reach the bottom and you pick a chip with no cheese???
Sweet, sticky and delicious. These tray baked sticky sesame chicken meatballs are packed with flavour and bake easily in the oven for a perfect week night meal. Or serve them with cocktails sticks as finger food.
Perfect for Mardi Gras! Or any gathering throughout the year!!!! Succulent juicy shrimp, cooked with traditional Creole flavours and luscious cream cheese and sour cream. This hot Louisiana Shrimp Dip is delicious and super simple to make.
These crispy crunchy shoe string onions are so good! They taste sweet and crunchy with a background hint of salt and spice. I think I could eat a whole plateful myself! They are delicious as a snack or if you can resits eating them you could add them to a steak sandwich. Oh yes that […]
Home cured salmon. A delicious twist on a traditional gravlax. Fruity blueberries, spicy notes of dill and a salty sweet edge. This cured salmon is beautiful and delicious.
These Indian Spiced Chicken Meatballs are sure to be a hit with the whole family!!! Tender, succulent and packed with wonderful spices. This is the deliciousness of curry in easy to eat meatball form.
These Thai oysters are dressed with a sweet and spicy dressing and then topped with a cooling salty sour granita. The perfect balance of flavours. If you love oysters then I know you will love these babies!
Juicy beef meatballs, spiked with wonderful Mexican flavours. These Mexican Meatballs are like chilli con carne in meatball form!!! Perfect for lunch, dinner or as a snack.
Moroccan Lamb Meatballs. These lamb meatballs are simple to make and there are some fabulous spices in these flavour packed meatballs.
These Thai Pork Meatballs are flavour bombs! Fabulous thai flavours in easy to eat form! Serve these as a canapé, nibble or appetiser. Or cook them up as part of a Thai banquet. However you make them, make sure you grab a few for yourself as these go quickly.
Garlic Aioli, boosted with parsley and lemon, perfect accompaniment to succulent king prawns. We have amazing prawns here in Australia. And when you have prawns as wonderful as this there isn’t really any need to do much with them! Serve up a couple of dipping sauces and call dinner done!!!! (Along with this garlic aioli why […]
These sausage rolls use chicken rather than the more traditional pork mince. They also contain 4 vegetables and hidden lentils, all wrapped up inside flaking puff pastry. So simple to make, you will wonder why you ever bought them! The boys are back at school this week so things are getting back to normal. Sort […]
Fluffy cubes of potatoes, lightly roasted and served with a sweet sour balsamic dip. These are like a bag of salt and vinegar crisps (chips) but in potato form. But crisps are potato so I guess I mean cubed potato form. Oh you know what I mean….let’s just look another photo of these tasty potatoes!!!! Today whilst I […]
Succulent juicy shrimp, steamed to perfection and then dipped into a rich and flavoured packed cocktail sauce. This dish is the thing of dreams. Imagine you’re sat eating shrimp, licking your fingers after every delicious mouthful, sipping on a cold glass of wine and smiling at the appreciative Mmmmms that are going around the table. See….the […]
How is your Saturday? Mine has gone super quickly. I pottered and cleaned and suddenly it was 2 o’clock and time to get Mr 4 ready for a birthday party. Which is my excuse for why my afternoon platter has jumped into the evening snack category, and actually ‘X-Men Origins – Wolverine’ is on TV […]
Yesterday I shared a homemade cajun seasoning blend and today I want to give you one way of using it (well other than the ideas I gave you yesterday) confused yet??? 😉 I made these cajun spiced potatoes last week for the boys and I, then packed up some extra ones for Stew’s lunch. He […]
I live in a world where there are only two ways of cooking beef. Either barely cooked; black and blue steak is my utter favourite way to enjoy steak. Or long slow cooking so the beef is fork tender and literally melts in the mouth. Anything in-between upsets me. Over cooked steak has been my restaurant nemesis […]
It is Friday night and that means two things. Pizza night and movie night. The boys are in the bath and I have just whipped up a treat for movie night. Salted Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn. This stuff is addictive, it is sweet and cinnamony (which is so a word!!!!) and then has a little bite […]
Grilled Bread……..yes today I am sharing a recipe for toast 😉 Luckily toast isn’t the star of the show. The star of this platter is the creamy rich homemade ricotta. Homemade ricotta is delicious and you can whip up a batch in about 25 minutes but for 20 of those you can leave the ricotta and get on […]
A belated Saturday post as I had a wonderful day out with my boys yesterday, so I am sharing my Saturday afternoon platter idea on a Sunday morning. 😉 We had a great time; photos to follow in My Week in Pictures Post. But first I am going to sing the praises of a simple platter idea. Breadsticks! They […]