Italian Style Sausages & Vegetables

I love a good one pot meal. If I can throw everything into one big pan and come back 30 minutes later I am a happy cook indeed.  This scrumptious meal is the brainchild of my Italian friend Linda and makes a regular appearance on her dinner menu as it is so easy and can be…

Crispy Garlic Potatoes

Potatoes and garlic are like a marriage made in heaven.  When you add a crispy element to this pairing, it is undoubtably one of the most delicious foods on the planet! I used Kipfler potatoes as we love the nutty flavour but you can use baby potatoes as well.  The trick when they are cooked…

German Style Creamy Potato Salad

We recently visited a new eatery in Melbourne called Hophaus Bier Bar Grill and rediscovered our love of German food. We decided there and then to create  the perfect potato salad and this is it!  Quick and easy and utterly delicious, served warm it goes well with just about everything. You can add additional ingredients like chopped…

Potato & Carrot Rosti with Spinach, Peas & Eggs…

Vegetarians can rejoice over this wonderful meal.  We adapted it slightly from a Jamie Oliver (always reliable) recipe and the result was delicious. The food processor took care of the chore of grating the vegetables in minutes and the rest was just putting it together once the rosti had cooked.  You can play around with all aspects of…

Best Thai Green Curry

Thai green curry is one of my favourite flavours and I have recently been put onto the best way to cook it. A colleague of Simon’s has a Thai wife and she is a wonderful cook. She recommended a brand of Thai paste called Mae Ploy.  They do green, yellow and red and we have tried them…