Pastitsio, also known as pasticcio, is a fabulously tasty macaroni lamb bake. It is a like a Greek variation on macaroni cheese. This easy and yummy dinner is on the table within an hour. You can cook the meat the night before and it will be even faster. [Read more…] about Pastitsio: Greek pasta bake
Meals & dinners
These haloumi pumpkin fritters can be eaten as a vegetarian alternative to a steak sandwich, or in a salad with sliced beetroot, rocket leaves and a squeeze of lemon. However you eat them, they are so tasty you’ll want to make them often. [Read more…] about Haloumi pumpkin fritters
A curry is such a warming winter meal, and this red vegetable curry is easy to prepare. You can dial up or down the heat with the amount of curry paste you use. If you tinker with the curry paste, check the balance is right at the end by adjusting the sugar, fish sauce and lime juice.
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This Lebanese-inspired dish of poached chicken with lamb mince is a popular dish at home. It is great served with a simple salad of mixed greens, or you can add some steamed veg in winter. [Read more…] about Poached chicken with lamb rice
We just cannot get enough soup in the colder months, and this chicken and corn soup ticks all the right boxes. A simple combination of ginger, corn and spring onions/scallions with poached chicken, and it also freezes beautifully for additional serves in later weeks or lunches. [Read more…] about Chicken and corn soup
Jen loves to eat polenta. Osso buco and polenta are a match made in heaven, or you can use mashed potato. It literally translates to bone with a hole, and refers to the lovely marrow in the bone. You can get veal or beef osso buco, but veal can be hard to come by. [Read more…] about Osso buco