Split Pea Falafels

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split pea falafels

I do love an easy recipe with minimal ingredients, and these Split Pea Falafels are exactly that. At the heart of it you really only need 2 ingredients (split peas and water), all the rest are “nice-to-have” but certainly make these split pea falafels taste delicious. You can get split peas just about anywhere, even Aldi! You could also use … Read More

Chinese Braised Beef

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Chinese Braised Beef

What a delicious and fabulous way to cook a gorgeous free-range, organic beef brisket from Sherwood Rd Organic Meats. This Chinese Braised Beef is a perfect winter warmer, sure to warm you up in these cooler months. If you like this Chinese Braised Beef slow cooked, warming recipe, then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy, my Pineapple Pulled Pork or … Read More

Lime Butter

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lime butter

When life (or my local fruit shop) gives you limes ($10 for an entire box!!!). Then you go about finding aaaallll the different things you can do with them! Enter this recipe for Lime Butter (aka Lime Curd)! It was super fun making this and I’m loving using the lime butter spread on my homemade sourdough crumpets or rye sourdough, … Read More

Indian Lime Pickle

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indian lime pickle

When life (or my local fruit shop) gives you limes ($10 for an entire box!!!). Then you go about finding aaaallll the different things you can do with them! Enter this recipe for Indian Lime Pickle! Based on this recipe, it was super fun making this and I’m loving using the lime pickle as a side to any sub-continental-style curries. … Read More

Mexican Pulled Pork & Fresh Slaw

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Mexican Pulled Pork

Another take on Pulled Pork, I hope you love this Mexican Pulled Pork with fresh Mexican slaw. Use it on tacos, in burritos, on sliders or just with the fresh slaw. If you like this then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy, my Pineapple Pulled Pork or my Asian-Style Pulled Pork! Serves 8-10 Time – overnight in the slow cooker … Read More

Slow Cooker Chicken Drumstick Cacciatore

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slow cooker chicken

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ slow cooked dish in the winter months? I certainly am, and what a classic slow cooked dish to prepare than the gorgeous Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore! All the mediterranean flavours and warmth come through for a delicious, hearty meal. I’ve used chickent drumsticks in this Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore, but you could use chicken … Read More

Pineapple Pulled Pork with Fresh Slaw

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Pulled pork is so often done as “BBQ” flavour, well try something different but just as delicious in my Pineapple Pulled Pork with fresh slaw! If you like this then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy or my Asian-Style Pulled Pork! Serves 8-10 Time – overnight in the slow cooker Ingredients: 2-2.5kg free-range pork shoulder (bone-in). I love the quality … Read More

Tomato Tarte Tatin

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tomato tarte tatin

How GORGEOUS does the red and green in this tasty little number look? I think I might coin this tart my “Christmas Tarte Tatin” thanks to it’s festive colours, but tomato tarte tatin when I want to eat it throughout the year lol. This would go perfectly as a Christams morning breakfast, or as a starter for Christmas lunch or … Read More

Steak & Guinness Pie

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steak & guinness pie

Steak & Guinness Pie is a perfect winter warmer to indulge in on those cold nights when all you want to do us curl up on the couch. I make the ‘stew’ of the pie in my slow cooker and then transfer to a pie dish to finish off in the oven with a topping of veggie mash or pastry. … Read More