I love pasta for lunch, I love it anytime but a delicious fresh pasta dish for lunch is perfect. Usually this is created with whatever is in the fridge, I found some peas and prawns in the freezer so that was that! What you will need……… 250 g Rollini or similar knob of butter 2 … More Prawn & Pea Pasta!
There is always time for cake and there is nothing like keeping kids entertained on a rainy Sunday afternoon than helping to make that cake, except for the instant regret when there is flour everywhere and yucky sticky fingers in the cake mix and egg shells crushed all over the place and they start fighting … More Orange Cake!
Is there anything more heartwarming than a slow cooked dish on a cold winter’s day? Well, actually soup is pretty good for that and ah casseroles and um pies….anyway, slow cooked lamb shanks is my favorite of all the slow cooked meals I have created, I have used recipe bases from the supermarket but I just think using basic … More Slow cooked lamb shanks in vegetable broth!
It’s time again for my soup of the week and my inspiration again comes from the clever Donna Hay. Thai chicken coconut soup has to be one of the tastiest soups I have ever had the pleasure of putting in my mouth! I love the flavors that come through with Thai dishes, the kaffir lime leaves with coconut and lemongrass is … More Thai chicken & coconut soup!
This is a very small bird in a very small baking dish! I love this little chicken or spatchcock so juicy and sweet to eat and so easy to butterfly and cook. Being chicken, yes a juvenile one, it’s open to all sorts of seasoning and herbs, today I used lemon rind and juice, olive … More Spatchcock….again!
Well, I have titled this post as just salt and pepper quail but it’s much more than that, there are 3 recipes attached to this yummy little dinner! I have to admit it, I love the “quick sale” meat section at the supermarket, usually I like to build a recipe around what I can find in there. … More Salt & Pepper Quail!