Asian Slaw

Asian slaw

  Asian slaw is super fresh, crunchy and healthy. Loads of fresh herbs, crispy fresh carrots, cabbage, shallots, edamame and snow peas come together with a little spike of chilli and garlic in the dressing, topped off with crunchy fried shallots. What’s not to like! Perfect for making ahead This salad is perfect for making […]

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Thai Basil and Ginger Dressing

Thai Basil and ginger dressing

  Thai Basil and Ginger Dressing is a delicious and punchy dressing that brings salads to life. We encountered this recipe through the famous Thai Spirit House restaurant in our neck of the woods. It originally was the dressing used for their  Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado and Pickled Ginger Salad .   The dressing is also […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado and Pickled Ginger Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado and Pickled Ginger Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado and Pickled Ginger Salad smacks of full on flavours. Roasted, and caramelised sweet potato, nutty avocado, sweet pickled ginger and a host of fresh ingredients, all doused with a fantastic basil dressing. Seriously, what is not to love? This salad is incredibly popular. It is healthy and very substantial, just on […]

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Chinese Pickled Red Cabbage with Ginger

Chinese pickled red cabbage with ginger

Chinese Pickled Red Cabbage with Ginger is a recipe we discovered  years ago. It’s really crunchy, with a zingy sweet and sour flavour, strewn with flecks of red chilli and matchsticks of fresh ginger. It’s a winner! We love to serve this with crispy, sweet pork belly slices on bao buns smeared with hoisin sauce. […]

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Authentic Thai beef Salad

authentic thai beef salad

Authentic Thai Beef Salad is one of the best salads going. We were fortunate to be introduced to the authentic method of preparing this salad whilst holidaying in Thailand. We took a Thai cooking class at a tranquil estate on the outskirts of Bangkok. The whole experience was loads of fun, and now this fabulous […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Garlic Yoghurt Dressing

roasted cauliflower with garlic yoghurt dressing

Roasted cauliflower salad with garlic yogurt dressing is a great salad for winter or summer. Cauliflower florets covered with spices and roasted till they start to caramelise which adds great flavour to this hefty salad. Loaded with fresh coriander, mint, parsley, almonds and chickpeas this salad is filling and satisfying. Topped off with a fresh […]

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White Peach and Prosciutto Salad

white peaches with prosciutto salad

  White Peach and Prosciutto Salad relies on premium produce. Simple quality ingredients married together is all this delicious salad needs. This is a salad that we make throughout the stone fruit season when sweet juicy peaches and nectarines are in peak season. The salty prosciutto marries perfectly with the sweetness of the peaches, and […]

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Easy Homemade Tartare Sauce

easy homemade tartare sauce

Easy homemade tartare sauce is a superb accompaniment to battered fish and seafood in general. It’s piquant, salty flavour is the perfect foil for the greasiness of golden fish batter. You’ll be won over if you buy store bought versions, which are usually gloopy and sweet. Try this and you won’t look back. We love […]

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Mango and Red Onion Salad

mango and red onion salad

Mango and red onion salad says summer is here and we’re so glad. Mangoes are one of summers highlights in the food arena. Kensington Pride mangoes, here in Australia, are the best all round mango for flavour and aroma. This salad is super simple to prepare, but it totally needs full flavoured mangoes to deliver. […]

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Watermelon, Feta, Mint and Olive Stacks

Watermelon, feta, mint and olive stacks are sweet, salty and refreshing. So simple to put together. It’s really not a recipe, rather than a delicious combinations of flavours. watermelon  This combination is best made only when watermelon is in its prime season. Super sweet, crisp, juicy and refreshing cold water melon is a powerhouse of […]

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