Chicken and sweet potato curry

Chicken and sweet potato curry

This is a really delicious curry and the sweet potatoes, ginger and coconut milk give it a distinct Thai flavour. If you are a lover of Oriental flavours this one is for you. Serve it with jasmine rice for a little extra fragrance. It can also be served with noodles...
Hearty beef casserole

Hearty beef casserole

The nights are definately getting a little colder now and there is nothing quite like a hearty beef stew on a cold winters night to warm you up. This is a classic that I have added fresh herbs to. Winter presents some fantastic comfort food opportunities so keep a...
Jam cookies

Jam cookies

These were really simple to make, took about 1/2 an hour from start to finish and are just so much better than store bought cookies. People will ask you , “did you really make these?”. Even though they keep well in an airtight container, you will not have...
Perfect scones

Perfect scones

The secret to great scones is in the handling of the dough, be gentle with it and you will have a perfect batch of light, high scones. They really are simple to make and there is little better than scones straight from the oven, heaped with jam. What you need 2 ½ cups...
Chocolate pecan cookies

Chocolate pecan cookies

These are just awesome and the best part is that they take 30 minutes from start to eating. 20 minutes or so to prepare the dough and 10 minutes in the oven. They smell fantastic as while they are baking and you will need to summon every bit of willpower you have to...
Chicken and tomato casserole

Chicken and tomato casserole

This is one of those great recipes that has only a few ingredients and is a winner every time. It has a very distict tomato flavor and goes really well with boiled baby potatoes. (for 4 to 5 people) What you need 8 skinless chicken thighs 1 tin chopped peeled tomatoes...
Meal in a bowl chicken soup

Meal in a bowl chicken soup

The nights have been getting a little colder lately and with cold winter nights ahead of us, I thought you might enjoy a a few soup recipes. This one is a meal in a bowl and really simple to make. It’s healthy and has enough substance to fill you up. (enough for...
Coconut macaroons

Coconut macaroons

This is another of Nigellas recipes that make the most fantastic little any day any time snacks. I tried them with both dessicated coconut and shredded coconut and as she says, the shredded coconut makes a huge difference. What you need 2 egg whites pinch of cream...
Easy tortillas

Easy tortillas

Tortillas are really great for anytime meals and you can really go to town with them. Fill them with chicken, meat or vegetables, add cheese, avo or anything you have in the fridge that grabs your fancy. A really great alternative is to fill them and then smother them...
Sticky pork riblets

Sticky pork riblets

I am a big fan of pork and pork ribs are amongst my all time favorite things to eat. These are seriously delicious and you will need a damp cloth or a finger bowl beside you, no mucking around with paper serviettes and you don’t want to use your good serviettes...