moroccan roast pumpkin soup with grilled haloumi | inspired by a nadia lim recipe

I’m really excited about this one. As in – I could hardly get a snap of the soup because I was already busily hoeing in to it. Gosh it’s good. I need to thank Nadia Lim for the recipe inspo. I googled ‘pumpkin and haloumi’ as these were the ingredients I had laying round in the fridge […]

beetroot carpaccio w caramelised walnuts + crispy feta + mint |as featured in the GRAZIHER winter edition 2018

I first made this dish 6 years ago at an Italian themed dinner party we hosted at our place in Wagga. I made this for the entree, a delicious ‘hunters chicken’ for main and can’t remember the dessert. We’d all drunk so much wine by that stage, I’m not even sure I brought it to […]

pan fried salmon served w mashed pumpkin + a salad of orange, fennel + walnut | easy + elegant + tasty

I’ve given myself an unofficial mystery box challenge it seems like. A good friend of mine gave me a huge pile of oranges from her abundant tree and a pumpkin so big that I was determined to come up with a dish that used both ingredients. A fan of Masterchef over the past decade, I love […]

pumpkin + spinach + feta frittata | meat free monday

Pumpkin, spinach and feta together is always a winning combo. You can add these three ingredients to virtually anything and it’ll work. Think pasta dishes, rice salads, quiches or pies. If you’re new to the whole ‘frittata’ business and are not quite sure what it is – basically it’s just a cross between an omelette and […]

warm cous cous salad w roasted carrots + haloumi + broccolini + pine nuts

How about a delicious warm salad for a healthy meat free Monday night meal? This cous cous salad is filling and delicious. Meat free Monday for me is really about playing around with ingredients and flavours. We’re constantly told to ditch the red meat for more veggies, (now please don’t get me wrong – I […]

big breakie | mushroom + rocket omelette w cherry tomatoes + haloumi

Everyone should know how to make a killer omelette. Once you get the basics right, you can add absolutely anything you want, think bacon, feta, capsicum, parmesan cheese, chilli flakes, asparagus, smoked salmon or spinach. An omelette will take you from breakfast to brunch to lunch to dinner and can be made to feed an […]