I think I have always been a teacher at heart. As a littlie, my dollies would be my pupils, and as a tween, I was the one that would gather my young cousins at family get togethers, and sit them in front of a blackboard to keep them occupied. In later years, I revelled in the responsibility of keeping the girl guide troop under my care focused and inspired with new and challenging activities. As a manager, I loved to develop my team members through mentoring, encouragement and example, and I continue to have strong relationships with some of those colleagues to this very day. Nowadays, my students are the enthusiastic foodies that join my cooking classes, keen to learn a new trick or too, try a new taste or technique. I love these sessions, and nothing gives me more of a kick as when someone proudly sends me a
Sharing my recipe collection to fellow foodies has always been a pure pleasure and it is even more of a buzz when I hear those magic words…’I made your recipe!’.
So here I invite you to browse through and get inspired by my recipes that I have tried and tested over many years. Some have professional photographs, others just have happy snaps and the rest are simply the recipe itself, from my kitchen to yours.
This is my working recipe database and so new recipes are added all the time – be sure to drop by again to see the latest.
I think I have always been a teacher at heart. As a littlie, my dollies would be my pupils, and as a tween, I was the one that would gather my young cousins at family get togethers, and sit them in front of a blackboard to keep them occupied. In later years, I revelled in […]
I love that moment when the pasta tumbles into the bubbling pot, quickly starting to soften within minutes as I stir it. Cooking pasta and noodles is universally one of those things that most people learn to cook early in life. In many ways it is a simple process, but there are a few DOs […]
🇫🇷 BONJOUR! Next week is definitely going to be a little bit French… Not only is it Bastille Day on the 14th but we will be having our very own French celebration when the wonderful Gabriel Gaté drops in to our Cook-Along on Thursday. Just think…a délicieux French dinner of French Style […]
There are loads of good reasons to eat more fish. Nutritionally, it's a high protein, low fat food rich in omega three that ticks so many boxes as a good food choice. It is really quick to cook when you know how and we are really spoilt for choice for quality fish here in Australia both deep sea and freshwater varieties - we are surrounded by water, after all!
🔥 🔥 🔥 HOT NEWS! Guess who is dropping in to our Cook-Along on Thurs 16th July? The one and only Gabriel Gate! We are going to cook up a fabulous French Style Roast Chicken with Cauliflower Au Gratin and Salade Verte. I can’t wait to cook alongside this industry legend again, as we did […]