Easy Cheese Puff Tarts

Easy Cheese Puff Tarts

Cheese puff tarts are an entertainers delight. Buttery, flaky puff pastry,  filled with a delicious little hot cheese and caraway filling. Super quick to make and they can be frozen ready to bake whenever you want. Perfect finger food! We love entertaining and cheese puff tarts are definitely one of our standby finger foods. A […]

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Vegetable Chilli

vegetable chilli

Vegetable chilli is perfect for cold days when you just don’t want to go out and shop. Instead we’d rather put a big pot of chilli on, chill out on the lounge and watch a movie. This smoky vegetable based chilli with beans and chickpeas adding loads of fibre is a real crowd pleaser. Quick, […]

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Easy Korean Beef Bulgolgi

Korean Beef Bulgolgi

  Korean beef Bulgolgi is a perfect mid week, budget friendly, quick and tasty dish. Throw it all in a bowl, mix, add some oil to a wok, stir fry the mixture for 6-8 minutes and garnish with some shallots (scallions) and toasted sesame seeds. Done! Bulgolgi is usually made with scotch fillet or other […]

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Easy Curried Lentil Tomato and Coconut Soup

curried lentil, tomato and coconut soup

Curried lentil, tomato and coconut soup is a little winner. Healthy and hearty, spicy and straightforward,  frugal and made with pantry ingredients. A good hit of curry powder, and spicy with the dried chilli flakes, then completely lifted with fresh lime juice. keep calm and make soup With news changing each day, and updates on […]

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San Chow Bow

San Chow Bow

San Chow Bow, sung choi bao, san choy bau or whatever you call it is fresh, quick, healthy and delicious. We love to serve san chow bow when we have a large party. You can cook the dish ahead, up to adding the fresh vegetables and have the lettuce washed and drained in the fridge. […]

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Ginger and Shallot/Scallion Ramen Noodles

Ginger and Shallot/Scallion Ramen Noodles

Ginger and Shallot/Scallion ramen noodles is a step up in the flavour department of our youth. Ramen noodles featured in our adolescent years as a quick pantry snack for anytime of the day. We were introduced to the ramen phenomenon years ago through a family friend, whose mother was Japanese. Open the packets, add water […]

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Chocolate Nemesis Cake River Cafe

Chocolate Nemesis Cake River Cafe

Chocolate Nemesis Cake River Cafe is a cake recipe that is all over the internet. Nemesis, because apparently it can be the downfall of many a cook. The main reason seems to be the discrepancies between recipes with the baking time, cooking temperature  and the ingredient amounts. So we set out to make this cake […]

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3 Quick Classic Sauces You Need

30 second whole egg mayonnaise

3 Quick Classic Sauces You Need to add to your sauce arsenal. Hollandaise, Béarnaise and Mayonnaise are the trio of the ‘aises’ sauces. Each is egg yolk based with oil added for mayonnaise and melted butter for Béarnaise and Hollandaise. These sauces can have a reputation as being difficult to make but we promise these […]

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Spicy Moroccan Carrot Dip

spicy moroccan carrot dip

Spicy Moroccan Carrot Dip is quick to make, economical, healthy, and loaded with spice thanks to the harissa, cumin and coriander. A real freshness of flavours is thanks to fresh coriander, briny green olives, capers, ginger and garlic. We made this dip for the first time for a Moroccan themed dinner with friends, and everyone […]

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Holiday Season Finger Foods

Chocolate and almond toffeed dates

Celebrate the Holiday Season with 10 of the Yummiest, Quick Finger Foods Who wants to spend all of their time in the kitchen over the holiday season? Not us! That’s why we’ve put together these quick and easy holiday season finger food recipes to keep you out of the kitchen and enjoying time with your […]

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