ginger-chicken udon soup

Not only is this recipe kid-approved, but it’s also man-approved. A quick an easy mid-week meal using poached chicken and Asian broth! Packed with veggies and the nutritional benefits of homemade stock, this quick and easy weeknight meal is perfect for busy weeks and long days. Plus.. who doesn’t love a noodle? The addition of…

50 cloves of garlic – soup

Who doesn’t loooove garlic ? No, seriously, who ? Garlic is pretty special if you ask me. It’s considered as one of natures original wonder drugs 😀 and this is due to an active compound called allicin. According to online healthy life ambassadors ‘Natural Society’ dot com “A mere one milligram of allicin is nearly…

pork gyoza

My grandma recently left half a napa (chinese) cabbage in my fridge. Wondering what to do with said cabbage, it struck me that I needed to have another crack at making dumplings. My last attempt was a failure as I didn’t pleat them properly, and they came undone – which resulted in a very messy…

BLT’s with wasabi lemon mayo

There are some nights in the week where I don’t feel like cooking.. Such as tonight. I was thinking BLT – with a twist.. wasabi mayo ?? Would it be too odd ?? Funnily enough it was a risk I was willing to take and it worked beautifully.. Have a go!!?! Pre-heat oven to 150*C…

linguine with roasted cherry tomatoes

Sometimes, or most times, it is the simplest things in life which are the most enjoyable. Whilst I love dishes with complex flavours, I also adore the simple things, like vegemite on toast and egg and lettuce sandwiches. Tonight I felt like pasta. I am a little bored of carbonara and spag bol. I need…

j.o potatoes – lolly styles

So, the majority of this recipe is thanks to the ever so famous Jamie Oliver, however I’ve added a few of my own twists, just to make it mine. I have always searched for the best roast potato. This works so well, and it even holds its crunch in the refrigerator.. (I hate it when…

quick breakfast frittata

I made this for Krys and I after we had stayed up wayyyyyy past our bedtime the night before drinking wine and watching the first season of House. It was a winner ! ** Pre-heat oven to 200*C Ingredients – 3 eggs – 1 tablespoon of milk – 1 potato, peeled and cut into dice…

fresh hummus

I looooooove hummus. Its so beautiful with its texture and nutty flavour. This recipe is dedicated to S.Smith ❤ thank-you for following my blog 😉 Ingredients – 1 can on chickpeas, drained with 4 tablespoons of reserved juice? – juice of one lemon – olive oil – drizzle – salt – 3 tablespoons of tahini…