BONUS CHRISTMAS BAKING RECIPE! This chocolate truffle tree makes a pretty spectacular sight on the dessert table. Once you’ve made the truffles the tree is actually pretty easy to assemble. The truffles themselves are very versatile – I’ve lost count of the number of flavours I’ve tried over the years. Crushed mint slice biscuits and freeze dried raspberries are definite stand […]
Prawn cocktail salads are a fresh, light and summery meal. Perfect for the warmer months as there’s no need to turn the oven on. Ready in just 15 minutes too! This meal would be great to serve as an appetiser when entertaining. Lay it out on a long platter and let guests help themselves. Delicious accompanied with a glass of […]
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 […]