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December 13, 2018
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!

PRAWN COCKTAIL SALADS

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 […]
December 13, 2018
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.

NASI GORENG

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 […]
December 13, 2018
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!

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

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 […]
December 6, 2018
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.

STEAK AND PESTO SPAGHETTI

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 […]
December 6, 2018
These pork and fennel meatball salads are packed with a delicious combination of flavours. An interesting and satisfying lower carb meal.

PORK AND FENNEL MEATBALL SALADS

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 […]
December 6, 2018
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.

SHAKSHUKA

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 […]
November 29, 2018
Asparagus and prosciutto tart is such a flavoursome, easy dinner. It’s a great option for a dinner party too - just cut the baked tart into smaller squares.

ASPARAGUS AND PROSCIUTTO TART

Asparagus and prosciutto tart is such a flavoursome, easy dinner. It’s a great option for a dinner party too – just cut the baked tart into smaller squares. This is another versatile meal that’s easy to throw together with whatever you have in the fridge. Try smoked salmon instead of prosciutto, or thinly sliced tomatoes instead of asparagus. You’ll definitely […]
November 29, 2018
This easy tuna potato bake comes together a lot quicker than regular potato bakes. No need to cook in the oven for ages!

CHEESY TUNA POTATO BAKE

This easy tuna potato bake comes together a lot quicker than regular potato bakes. No need to cook in the oven for ages! This is a very versatile recipe. Trying using a combination of kumara and potato. If you don’t like tuna, you could use salmon (smoked or canned), chopped ham, diced (cooked) bacon or smoked chicken. Finely chopped steamed […]
November 29, 2018
With lots of interesting textures and flavours, this chicken, broccoli and cranberry salad makes a nice change from your usual salad.

CHICKEN, BROCCOLI AND CRANBERRY SALAD

With lots of interesting textures and flavours, this chicken, broccoli and cranberry salad makes a nice change from your usual salad. This is a really easy meal that’s ready in just 20 minutes. You could leave out the chicken and serve it as a side salad too. The cranberries add a nice touch for the upcoming festive season!     […]
November 22, 2018
Mediterranean noodles are a simple, tasty and fast weeknight meal. If frankfurters don’t appeal to you, these can easily be swapped for diced chicken thighs.

MEDITERRANEAN NOODLES

Mediterranean noodles are a simple, tasty and fast weeknight meal. If frankfurters don’t appeal to you, these can easily be swapped for diced chicken thighs. Using pre-cooked Singapore noodles in this meal is a quick alternative to spaghetti (and means you save on dishes too!). This recipe makes plenty of sauce – more than what you see in the photograph […]