Real food from scratch
Candy-coloured beetroot will turn heads at your next gathering.
You have to admit these look pretty cute, all bright and shiny. Go on, give them a go! Cheap, abundant and oh so good for you.
Mince is your midweek friend. Spice it up! Serve it up! Gobble it up!
Cute as a button, for times when you are dining solo, or enjoying supper for two.
Bubbling and crusty-topped, cauliflower cheese is a winter winner!
Feeling a little Frenchy number coming on … try this classic quiche and aim for the perfect wobble!
These garlicky, succulent mushroomy morsels are nothing short of sensational. Love ’em every time.
Sludgy beans packed full of flavour, pork belly that falls apart in succulent shreds, and a cap of brilliant crunchy crackling – proper crackling that crackles! Happy Days!
Fried nuts tossed with seasoned salt add an element of crunch and hot spice.
Shiny and green, sweet and crunchy, here’s an easy midweek broccoli dish.
Cauliflower can do with tarting up … throw in a few soaked sultanas, some chilli flakes and capers, add a splash of sherry vinegar… Wooomph! Off she goes!
Mmmm. Sugary-topped, crimson juices, woody notes of cinnamon …
A perfect expression of the seasons – tamarillos are peaking and at their best price and my kaffir lime tree is flush with large fragrant leaves.
When I grew up these little beauties were called tree tomatoes. Where does the name tamarillo come from?
Ha! This is really just a fancy-pants casserole with a pastry lid on!
Golden and gorgeous – best chicken pie filling ever!
Quick ‘n spicy pasta for dinner? Yep!
Soft fluffy buttermilk pancakes will have them coming back for more.
Cool days and nights where you are? A mug of smoked fish chowder will see you right.
Does black barley sound like it has been charred or smoked? Has it? Nope. It’s barley pretty well in its natural state with just the outer skin removed.
There’s a bit of action with pots and pans required for this dish, but it’s pretty easy to do none-the-less.
Cooking pears in a slow cooker produces a perfect result – you’ll never go back to poaching pears once you try it.
Comfort food in a bowl – barley pilaff is great with a roast chicken, but it’s also pretty good on its own!
How to make tamarillos taste amazing!
A sprinkle of spicy chorizo crumb gives Ilaria’s soup a bit of oomph!
Try this on a chilly night – it’ll warm you down to your boots!