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…

quick spicy tomato sauce

Tomato sauce out of a bottle makes me gag, it’s too sweet, too salty and too red.. All kinds of nasties live in that bottle. I made this tonight to serve alongside my lamb and fetta sausage rolls 🙂 What a winner! Really easy and super delicious. And as an added bonus is completely clean 😉…

creamy tomato rigatoni

I was craving pasta today. But something creamy and tomato-ey. This dish is easy and quick to make.. hard to go wrong really. Ingredients – 500g lean pork or beef mince – 1 onion, diced finely – 1 clove of garlic, crushed – 1 can of diced tomatoes – 3 tablespoons of tomato paste –…

Ruby Cafe, Paddington

It was my birthday last Thursday, and a few of my girlfriends rallied together and shouted me lunch at the Ruby Cafe in Paddington. It’s quite a cute and cosy little space – nicely decorated and very relaxing (mind you, we where there for late lunch service) + plenty of space to sit (next time…

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…

sesame noodies

I’ve seen many variations of this recipe. This is to my taste, but change it to yours as you are making the sauce. This recipe makes a buttload. I call this noodies because there is no sauce as such, and they look naked but the flavour is pretty amazing. A perfect example of good food,…

zucchini fritters

I have had copious amounts of zucchini lately. Wondering what to do, I recall my breakfast that I had at ‘Bills’ in Surry Hills, Sydney. So heres what I came up with. Ingredients – 1 small capsiucum, diced finely – 1/2 onion, diced finely – 2 spring onions, diced finely – 1 cob of corn,…

easy lentil-bean bake

Easy and awesome the next day. And man approved!!! ** preheat oven 180*c Ingredients – 4 eggs – 1 chorizo, chopped roughly – 1 can of whole tomatos – 1 can of lentils, drained and rinsed – 1 can of butter, kidney, or cannelini beans, drained and rinsed – 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano –…

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…

ricotta on fruit toast with organic honey

This recipe is exactly what the title says. Ricotta on fruit toast with honey. Haha 😉 Ingredients – thick sliced fruit toast – ricotta cheese – organic honey 1. Toast your bread. 2. Lather generously with ricotta cheese. 3. Drizzle a tablespoon or so of honey. 4. Eat immediately.