Category Archives: Vegetarian

Asparagus, Bean and Persian Feta Salad

I love making salads in summer. I haven’t always been a big salad person though. Salad growing up was usually iceberg lettuce, tomato, capsicum and cucumber, with a bit of dressing thrown on. And whilst that is a perfectly fine … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, Spinach and Pine nut Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing

There is something about the heat that turns me into a lazy cook. I want to have meals with plenty of fresh beautiful ingredients, but it can’t take too much effort or preparation. That’s why I love having barbeques so … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Risotto with Spinach and Fetta

To me, risotto is one of the great comfort foods. A big bowl of steaming risotto is so filling and moreish. It is a great meal to make when you have a little time to relax and stand over the … Continue reading

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Spinach Fettuccine with Gorgonzola

Blue cheese is something you either love or hate. I am really fond of creamy mild blue cheeses, especially in Italian food and I happened to spot some gorgonzola at the supermarket and thought it would be lovely with some … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

It’s been a while since I got my lovely pasta maker out so I thought what better time to make pasta than a beautiful Sunday, especially when my husband is going to be glued to the TV all afternoon watching … Continue reading

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Pesto Pizza

My parents left yesterday for a five week holiday in Italy. How I wish I was going with them! I love Italy- the scenery, the history and especially the FOOD! I traveled around Italy in 2008 with my husband on … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and pinenut ravioli with sage brown butter sauce

I did an Italian cooking class with my Dad earlier in the year, and the best part of the course was learning how to make fresh pasta. I haven’t had much of a chance to make pasta since then, except … Continue reading

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