Mexican Beef and Chorizo Chilli

Mexican is a dream dish for families and when cooking for large groups as everyone absolutely loves it. Wrap this deliciously spiced chilli up soft tortillas or serve it on top of salad leaves or rice. Either way accompany it with slices of avocado or guacamole*, a dollop of sour cream or yoghurt and a…

Broccamole: Broccoli Guacamole

Broccamole, the love child of broccoli and guacamole, is so very deliciously creamy and filled to the brim with healthy fats and vitamins. Serve it as a dip with crackers, tortilla chips or veggie sticks, spread it over toast or a sandwich, alongside Mexican dishes, tossed through noodles or pasta, with eggs for breakfast, or…

Middle Eastern Fish Cakes in Tomato Broth

These deliciously spiced fish cakes cooked in a fragrant herbed tomato broth is a simplified version of a recipe from one of my favourite cookbooks; Ottolenghi’s wonderful Jerusalem. I so love his recipes but sometimes find they take quite a long time to make, and a quicker (just as tasty version) can be on the…

Middle Eastern Spiced Roast Chicken

You’ll just love this chicken dish with its beautifully fragrant Middle Eastern spices and herbs it is sure to become a family favourite. Butterflying the chicken reduces the cooking time and is such an easy thing to do, while slow roasting the bird not only results in the most flavoursome and succulent chicken it is…

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…

Moroccan Roast Vegetables

Very few things satisfy the stomach more than a big serve of roasted vegetables. Especially when it’s wet, wild n’ cold outside, you need to be able to get all the nutrients from your greens, reds and purples without having to make too many dishes for one meal. This is an all-in-one wonder! These lovely…

Sweet Potato, Coconut and Turmeric Soup

The doonas have been layered up, summer attires have been put away and the slow cooker is out… winter is very much here and it’s not going anywhere for the next three months. With this chilly weather on the rise, all the body needs is warming and comforting meals – one that have a party…

Chilli Con Carne

A healthy version of a winter tradition, this is a fantastic, warming and hearty dish is great to serve for a casual supper with friends, and mild enough for your kids to enjoy. It’s bursting with antioxidants and vitamin-rich vegetables, grass-fed beef and beans to up your protein intake. Add extra chillies if you like…