Dinner

  • Cold Poached Salmon with Horseradish Dill Mayo

    October 22, 2020Janine

    Cold Poached Salmon with Horseradish Dill Mayo Cold Poached Salmon; a beautiful whole side of salmon, slowly poached with aromatics and herbs, cooled then presented on blanched asparagus and served with fresh horseradish and dill mayonnaise. I love cooking salmon this way. The flesh is juicy and tender, and the mouthfeel is not as oily…

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  • Prawn Quinoa Paella

    September 1, 2020Janine

    Prawn Quinoa Paella This Spanish inspired Prawn Quinoa Paella is high in protein with the use of Quinoa and jumbo Prawns (shrimp). It only takes 30 minutes to make so is a wonderful mid-week easy-peasy, one-pan dinner for the family. Being a one-pan meal there’s no need to precook the quinoa or the shrimp –…

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  • Plant Based Buddha Bowl

    August 12, 2020Janine

    Plant based buddha bowl Why a Plant Based Buddha Bowl? There are nights when all you want is a big bowl of veggies, when your body is saying, “that’s enough meat for now, thanks”. But for some, going vegan is a lifestyle choice. For some, it’s an ethical choice. Yet for others again it’s a…

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  • Thai Fish Cakes

    July 22, 2020Janine

    Thai Fish Cakes Recipe Thai fish cakes have to be one of the most favourite dishes that I serve up for friends and family. My recipe for these delightful fish cakes is so easy and fool-proof because it uses very simple ingredients for maximum taste and results! The key to the texture is the type…

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  • Lamb Curry | Delicious & Easy

    June 15, 2020Janine

    Delicious Lamb Curry For years now I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying my friend Matt’s delicious lamb curry. It’s a gorgeous rich curry, with a wonderful depth of flavour, a rich gravy and melt-in-your-mouth bite size lamb off the shoulder. Every time he brings it to a shared meal everybody raves about it, and we’ve…

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  • Lamb Moussaka Recipe

    May 25, 2020Janine

    LAMB MOUSSAKA RECIPE When I think of a lamb moussaka recipe my mind immediatley goes to my early travels. In my twenties I had the pleasure of travelling around the world, with alot of time spent in Europe. My fondest memories included working in Greece, on the island of Mykonos. Back then the summer season…

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  • Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks with Chilli Beans

    May 20, 2020Janine

    Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks with Chilli Beans … tender, fall off the bone lamb shanks braised in a luxurious onion and bean chilli The weather is cooling down finally, and we get to make hearty meals, soups and casseroles which we so enjoy. Slow-cooked lamb shanks are a family favourite dinner that is ordered at…

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  • Blistered tomato, roast garlic and fresh herb  Gluten Free Pizza

    April 22, 2020Janine

    Blistered Tomato, Roast Garlic and Fresh Herb Gluten Free Pizza Recipe with Almond Flour Years ago I was a big fan of pizza. Not that I’m not still a fan of pizza, but frankly all that yeast and gluten does me and my body no favours! Love the taste, however, and so out of that…

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  • Barbecued Whole Snapper with Salsa Verde

    April 15, 2020Janine

    Barbecued Whole Snapper with Salsa Verde There are definitely two camps when it comes to whole fish. There are those that don’t like it and prefer a fish fillet, or those that absolutely love it, crunchy skin and all. I’m definitely in the second camp. I think there’s something super special about this barbecued whole…

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  • Falafel Bowl Recipe

    April 1, 2020Janine

    Falafel Bowl Recipe Falafels in all their forms transport me back to my family and being taught by my dad how to cook. He owned a Lebanese restaurant for a number of years, and falafels featured heavily in the banquet meals. Funny thing though is that he didn’t make Lebanese style falafels, but rather made…

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