This Y.U.M version of nasi goreng is not the most authentic… it is, however, an easy, fast and tasty weeknight meal that’s suitable for the whole family. You might notice a few sneaky beans in the photo above. I’ve omitted these from the recipe as fresh green beans have suddenly shot up in price since I took the photo! This […]
It’s hard for something not to be delicious when it’s crumbed and fried! This yummy chicken parmigiana is served with kumara rounds and lots of salad, so you won’t feel too weighed down! If you don’t like the idea of pan frying this, the crumbed chicken could be baked in the oven (spray with a light coating of oil and […]
Brighten up Meatless Monday with this veggie-loaded shakshuka - perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. For an interesting, satisfying lower carb meal, try the pork and fennel meatball salads. Then finish up the week with a super quick steak and pesto spaghetti - this is as good as it gets when it comes to easy weeknight meals.
BONUS CHRISTMAS BAKING RECIPE! Baking Christmas mince pies throughout December has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember. This recipe has even converted a few fruit mince pie haters! I think these are so much nicer than the Christmas mince pies you can buy at the shop, and a much more manageable size too. I […]
Minimal ingredients, minimal prep time but maximum flavour! This steak and pesto spaghetti is as good as it gets when it comes to easy weeknight meals. I love this combination of summery flavours. Make the most of sweet cherry tomatoes while they’re such a good price! You can leave the steak out and have this as a vegetarian meal instead […]
These pork and fennel meatball salads are packed with a delicious combination of flavours. An interesting and satisfying lower carb meal. I haven’t cooked much with fennel before and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. This is a fresh meal that’s perfect for the summer months. Don’t be alarmed at how runny the dressing for the salad is […]
Breakfast, lunch, dinner… shakshuka is great any time of day. This version is full of veggies and absolutely delicious served with warm buttered Turkish bread for dunking. If you haven’t heard of shakshuka before, it’s a dish of eggs poached in a tomato-based sauce that’s popular in the Middle East. Traditionally served for breakfast, shakshuka is a filling, warming meal […]
Chicken, broccoli and cranberry salad makes a nice change from your usual salad - it’s full of interesting textures and flavours. Then go straight into comfort food with an easy and surprisingly quick tuna potato bake. Asparagus and prosciutto tart is a tasty end to this week's menu, with ingredients that can easily be adjusted to suit your tastes.
BONUS CHRISTMAS BAKING RECIPE! This super easy chocolate fudge is smooth and creamy without any beating! I’ve made fudge two ways – cookies and cream, and cranberry pistachio. Recipe adapted from Chelsea Sugar. Feel free to make your own additions rather than going with the flavours I’ve suggested. Freeze-dried raspberries or mandarins are a nice option. This is another very versatile […]