Slow Roasted Corn with Chilli Lime Butter

Shopping at my local fruit merchant recently when, to my delight, there on display were tottering mounds of fresh corn in their husks,  Priced at four for $2.00 this was a bargain I could not go past… This method of roasting fresh corn produces the sweetest, most delicious corn I have ever tasted.  So quick and easy…

Sicilian Style Curly Fettuccini

I found this recipe on a Jamie Oliver Youtube channel – he cooked it on camera and I was salivating just watching him eat it.  It is so very simple but so tasty – it’s actually surprising how delicious it is considering there are few ingredients… The crunch of the pinenuts and the sweetness of…

Old Fashioned Apricot Chicken

The internet has recently exploded with what I call retro food recipes…  All those daggy recipes your mum used to make in the 60’s and 70’s have had a renaissance and one of the tastiest was Apricot Chicken.  This combination of packet French onion soup and apricot nectar was on everyone’s table at one time or another in…

Rocket, Pear & Toasted Pine Nut Salad

Here’s another very attractive salad sent to me to try by my husbands favourite colleague… Now, said husband “hates salad” and “doesn’t like the taste of rocket” and kept reminding me in a peevish manner all day that he probably wouldn’t eat it as he…. etc… etc… Deciding to ignore him as I a: love salad and…

Luscious Lemon Chicken

Who remembers the delicious tang of old fashioned Lemon Chicken we used to always get at the local Chinese Restaurant?  If you do then this dish is for you.  This recipe was given to my husband by a colleague who downloaded it from the Best Recipes website and I have tweaked it slightly to suit our tastes. …