ham and pea soup recipe

I adore a good ham and pea soup. It’s a must make recipe at least once each winter. There is something beautiful about this humble smoky green dish, which is surprisingly fresh and filling.  Like many recipes here on The City Lane we like to mix it up – instead of using the

raw puffed quinoa oat cereal

This raw puffed quinoa oat cereal recipe is very quick and easy to make. It’s very tasty, low in fat and sugar and full of antioxidants and other good stuff. Some of the ingredients are a little unusual, such as Inca Berries which are a sour South American berry rich

smoky oven baked sweet potato chips recipe

These smoky oven baked sweet potato chips were something that I whipped up when I came home to find some sweet potatoes amongst my fruit and vegetables. Why did I not know that I had sweet potatoes in the apartment? Well Lauren and I were overseas and a friend of

healthy corn chowder recipe

Corn Chowder is a great, hearty dish but can be higher in calories than desired. As the cooler months start to set in, I start becoming more conscious about creating healthy meals which satisfy my desire for warmth without making my jeans tighter. This dish is a quick healthy soup

herb crusted whiting recipe

My grandfather loves fishing and one of my enduring childhood memories is going to my grandparent’s house and eating pan fried fresh whiting with a simple breadcrumb coating. Inspired by this, we’ve created a herb crusted whiting recipe which adds a bit of a flavour boost while upping the healthiness

rustic chicken soup recipe

Everyone has their own version of a rustic chicken soup recipe. There’s no nonsense here, just our version of a classic which will get you through any cold winter’s day. Healthy, warming and comforting. Preparation Time: 15 minutes          /          Cooking Time: 2 hours 

mexican corn fritters recipe

It’s been a big few weeks at The City Lane with Melbourne’s Good Food & Wine month creating no shortage of opportunities to eat out. While the food and events have been amazing, we’ve tried to eat lighter options when at home to balance out all of the indulgence. Lauren

healthy breakfast panna cotta recipe

Yes, that’s right, panna cotta for breakfast… that’s also healthy! So many times when trying to lower the calorie content of a dish that’s normally high in calories, flavour is one of the things that’s sacrificed. This breakfast panna cotta recipe however manages to be low in fat and sugar but high in flavour.

Basquaise squid recipe

This dish is a twist on the classic Basquaise squid stew recipe. It is not a stew however it holds true to the Basque style which is based on using a tomato and red pepper/capsicum sauce. This flavoursome dish will warm the soul and is perfect for those cool autumn

Hummus is such a simple thing to make that it seems crazy to call this basic hummus recipe a recipe. It might be simple, but there’s a lot of ideas around what should and shouldn’t form part of a basic hummus. Some think that olive oil shouldn’t form part of the