Tandoori Chicken Pizza

Tandoori Chicken Pizza

Yum. I love this pizza.  It probably breaks all the rules as I have put a little cheese on it but I actually think pretty much anything goes these days.  Tender, spiced chicken pieces with a mint yoghurt dressing, fresh herby topping and a crunchy base make for a very...
Linguine Alla Vongole`

Linguine Alla Vongole`

Well isn’t this dish just the epitome of classic, rustic Italian fare that is on the table in the time it takes to cook the pasta.  You can just picture yourself in a little trattoria in a beachside town in Italy,  a gentle breeze on your face and the sun on...
Linguine Con Pollo e` Pesto

Linguine Con Pollo e` Pesto

Another little ole gem that I have pulled out of the back of my recipe head!  Ok, a little indulgent but sooooo yummy.  I used to request a version of this as my meal when working at Roberto’s Trattoria in Canberra often because I was young and could eat...
Pancetta, Sun Dried Tomato and Rocket Linguine

Pancetta, Sun Dried Tomato and Rocket Linguine

I don’t care if they are 80’s retro…….sun dried tomatoes ROCK!  Their sweet tang paired with salty pancetta and peppery rocket in a silky sauce tossed through al dente linguine is a simple yet tantalisingly tasty combination that is a definite...
Sicilian Pesto and Prawn Linguine

Sicilian Pesto and Prawn Linguine

Inspired by Jamie but tweaked by me (as I wouldn’t be able to have a clear conscience and call it my own) this sicilian style pesto is a sensation.  You really will have this dish on the table in the time it takes to cook the pasta and prawns or not, it is a...
Garlic Prawn Pizza

Garlic Prawn Pizza

This pizza is popular with the whole family and doesn’t pull too hard on the purse strings either.  Quick, easy and deliciously fragrant, it is an impressive meal any time of the week. Serves 2-4 if you are a good sharer! You will need: 2 store bought pizza...
My, My, My……..Margherita Pizza!!

My, My, My……..Margherita Pizza!!

Ok…….so I had a little pizza base lying around.  I had a bowl full of over ripe tomatoes.  There was a fairly limp bunch of basil in the crisper and some ricotta almost past its used by date……….TA DAAAA!! Margherita pizza it...
Chorizo, Artichoke and Olive Linguine

Chorizo, Artichoke and Olive Linguine

Another quick, easy and super tasty mid-week pasta!  Rich with tomato and spices, fresh with artichokes and rocket and a final flavour burst from chorizo and olives make this a hearty, cheap and yummo dish that the whole family will love.  To make this an equally...
Butter Chicken Pizza

Butter Chicken Pizza

This is fusion food at its finest!  Italians/Indians might have something to say about it…….until they try it.  “Bellisimo!  What a diabolically stupendous pizza!”  Crispy pizza base, tender tandoori chicken topped with a fresh, flavour packed...
Ricotta, Pea and Lemon Pasta

Ricotta, Pea and Lemon Pasta

Well spring is in the air……finally!  A great time to serve up nice, quick and easy meals with fresh spring ingredients.  This pasta will literally take minutes to get on the table and will be a taste sensation that will have the buds and not the booty...
The Best Spaghetti and Meatballs!

The Best Spaghetti and Meatballs!

I was bored one day (same as Ragu day)  and wanted to make something a bit different to trusty old Spag Bol, which the kids love, that still had that rich comforting flavour. I thought to myself “what kid doesn’t love meatballs?”  There is something...
Linguine with Anchovies & Olives

Linguine with Anchovies & Olives

This recipe is dedicated to Vick and Colin x I came up with this combination when Dave was at Uni and we didn’t have a cent to rub together.  It was a case of what have we got in the pantry that I can make a meal out of!  The result has become a family favourite...