Baked Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

A great baked lemon cheesecake recipe should have plenty of lemon-y flavour, and be light and creamy. This version is a combination of a couple of different recipes that I have tried over the years, and I think I have finally perfected it! The cheesecake recipe uses a mixture of cream cheese and sour cream, […]

Egg Custard Recipe

This egg custard recipe is a never fail. Seasoned cooks may (like I did when I first made it) question the method and wonder if it will actually work, but it always produces a smooth creamy result. And, as a bonus, there is no double boiler or straining through a sieve which will save you […]

Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli is a very delicious, healthy and nutritious way to start your day! Try out this quick and easy bircher muesli recipe and see what you think (any left overs can be kept in the fridge for a few days). NB. This bircher muesli recipe needs to stand overnight to soften the oats, so […]

Spooky Halloween Cookies (Biscuits) Recipe

With halloween just around the corner, what better excuse than to involve the kids in making some fun halloween cookies using this great recipe. The cookie base recipe is not too sweet, but quite shortbread-y, making it a perfect match for the icing. Get pumpkin, witch and ghost cookie cutters from your local craft shop […]

Quick & Easy Lebanese Style Garlic Dip Recipe

This is a great easy dip recipe, that goes really well with hot or cold veggies (raw carrot, steamed broccoli/cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, raw celery sticks, baby radishes etc), and can be made in minutes. Quick & Easy Lebanese Style Garlic Dip Recipe Ingredients 1 small tub plain natural/greek style yoghurt 1/2 clove garlic, very finely […]

Quick & Easy Orange Cupcake Recipe

This has got to be the quickest, easiest cupcake recipe ever! Use a food processor or large blender and you can literally have these cupcakes in the oven in 5 minutes, perfect if you want to play the domestic god/goddess, without the hassle. I have made these cupcakes for birthdays, baby showers and Easter celebrations […]

Man Proof Macaroni Cheese With Pumpkin Recipe

This was a recipe I emailed to PS when I was going to be working late, and he wanted something easy to cook (that the child would actually eat!). It is completely man-proof and 100% tested on mine! And yes, if you are wondering, the child did actually eat it; there was even that rare […]

Spinach Pie (Greek Spanakopita) Recipe

This is a great, nutritious meal, full of healthy, leafy greens. Spinach Pie (Greek Spanakopita) Ingredients 1 large bunch fresh spinach (in Australia you may find it sold under the name Silverbeet) 1/2 brown onion, finely diced, OR, 3 green shallots, finely chopped 5 eggs, lightly beaten 100g Danish fetta, crumbled 100g Cheddar cheese (it is […]

Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas: Kid Friendly Roast Chicken (& Gravy) Recipe

A well roasted chicken is one of the most simple, easy and spectacular dinners you can make. It only takes a little bit of preparation, and then dinner cooks itself, so don’t be put off by the ‘roast’ word. Purchasing a whole chicken is much cheaper per kilo than any of the individual cuts (breast, […]

Top 5 Quick & Easy Winter Soups: No 1 Minestrone Soup Recipe

Minestrone soup is the perfectly balanced meal; full of flavour, healthy, nutritious and absolutely delicious. Minestrone Soup Recipe Ingredients 150g speck, chopped into lardons (you could use bacon if you don’t have any speck) 1 large brown onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or crushed Olive oil 1 stick celery, diced 2 small potatoes, […]