Spicy Spanish Mussels

This tasty dish is so easy to prepare and makes both a quick and delicious mid-week dinner or a great dish to share when you have friends over. If making it for children you can always reduce the amount of chilli. Mussels are a nutritional powerhouse – a wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein,…

Slow Roasted Herbed Chicken

Gentle slow cooking results in the most succulent, moist and tender chicken you’ve ever tried, with lots of fragrant fresh herbs flavouring the chicken beautifully. It is so very simple to cook – just pop in a low oven and baste every now and then. At The Health Emporium we sell organic free-range chicken sourced…

Coconut Chicken Laksa

This deliciously fresh and spicy laksa recipe should come with a warning – once tasted you will crave it all the time and your family and friends will be asking you to make it again and again! You can make a larger batch of the laksa paste and keep it in the fridge for up…

Satay Skewers with Homemade Satay Sauce

Your family and friends will love these Southeast Asian skewers of marinated grilled strips of meat, served with a fragrant spicy satay sauce and a simple refreshing cucumber salad.  So delicious! Any leftover sauce will keep refrigerated for up to 6 weeks in a glass jar, and can also be frozen. I usually make a…

Slow-Cooked Beef Rendang Curry

Mouth-wateringly fragrant and flavoursome, you will feel like you are back on a gorgeous tropical holiday while eating this beautifully spiced curry. As with all slow-cooked dishes a cut of beef with some fat in it will produce a dish that is succulent, tender and delectable. Chuck, blade, topside or stewing or braising steak would…

Shepherd’s Pie

So warming, comforting and delicious….. home made Shepherd’s Pie is the perfect meal for a chilly evening.  When made with leftover slow-roasted lamb, lots of beautiful veggies, bone broth and fragrant herbs the dish has such an amazing depth of flavour, but is also very lovely when made with lamb or beef mince.  Whatever meat…

Warming Minestrone Soup with Kale

As the weather is cooling down, you need food on the stove that will warm your entire family. Stews, roasts and soups are some of the most beautiful foods to look forward to during this season. And with the most gorgeous bunches of dark green kale being in-season at the moment, we feel you should…

Barbecued Greek Lamb

The last of these gorgeous warm evenings call for an easily-prepared, flavour-filled barbecue of butterflied lamb leg marinated in lovely Greek flavours, which tenderise and flavour the meat, resulting in melt-in-your-mouth juicy lamb.  Simply serve with a side of minted yoghurt, grilled haloumi, wedges of lemon and lots of fresh crisp salad for an easy…