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roasted beetroot & ricotta tagliatelle

One of my favourite thing to eat at this time of the year is beetroot. It’s such a versatile vegetable and, when roasted, the flavour and texture is amazing. Subtle and sweet, roasted beetroot works best with light flavours that compliment it. This roasted beetroot & ricotta tagliatelle recipe combines with

lamb with tomato & mint salad

This lamb with tomato & mint salad recipe is perfect now that the hot weather is here. It’s low in fat, super tasty and is great fresh when the lamb is hot or the next day when the lamb is cold. It’s quick and simple too – perfect for a

okonomiyaki inspired recipe

It might be impossible to take a good photo of this rather unattractive okonomiyaki inspired recipe but what it lacks in photogenicity it makes up for in taste. This okonomiyaki inspired mess was the result of a craving for some Japanese food and a need to use up the assorted

When it comes to the perfect charcoal BBQ chicken recipe, there are a lot of ideas and techniques around. Lauren and I have tried a lot of them since we purchased our Weber Kettle BBQ back in June and after some trial and error we think we’ve perfected it. Moist

hearty pumpkin soup recipe

This hearty pumpkin soup recipe uses natural, unsweetened yoghurt instead of cream which results in a creamy texture with a lot less fat than the alternative. It also adds a slight tartness to the soup with balances nicely with the sweetness of the pumpkin. The garlic bread on the side

goat curry recipe

The first time that Lauren and I tried this goat curry recipe we actually used wallaby. While wallaby works well, we prefer goat as it’s easier to find and has a sweetness about it. The great thing about this recipe, apart from the fact that it tastes good, is the

buttermilk fried chicken sriracha recipe

The buttermilk in this fried chicken recipe makes the chicken super tender and the use of Sriracha in the marinade adds a subtle heat kick. With American food, and fried chicken being very on-trend at the moment, we wanted to see what we could come up with at home. I think you’ll

apple cider vinegar coleslaw recipe

Apple cider vinegar gives this coleslaw a real tang. The recipe is super simple to make and works really well as a side, especially when accompanying pork dishes. The vibrant colours are sure to get people’s attention at any summer BBQ. Preparation Time: 10 minutes          /

aromatic stuffed vine leaves recipe

Vine leaves are a very common ingredient in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. They have a subtle, slightly tangy flavour and are a great way to hold together ingredients. This recipe for aromatic stuffed vine leaves puts a modern twist on the classic dolma or sarma. They are low in

Smoked Maple Bacon Macaroni & Cheese recipe

The key to this bacon macaroni & cheese recipe is the 4 cheeses. Lauren and I tried quite a few combinations of different cheeses before settling on this 4 cheese mix as providing the best flavour and texture. The mac & cheese tastes great by itself and is comfort food at its