Starters & Side Dishes

Camembert Toppers

Bake the Camembert Heat the oven to 190 C. Take the lid off the boxed Camembert, remove any wrapping. Put the cheese back in the base, and put the base inside the upturned lid. Put on a baking tray,…


Crispy Parmesan Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 500g Brussels sprouts 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 30g finely grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 200 C. Prepare Brussels…


Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Salad

Ingredients 1 small butternut squash, peeled and chopped 3 Granny Smith apples, chopped 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp maple syrup mixed salad green 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup roasted pumpkin…


Pumpkin Chips

Ingredients 500g pumpkin Olive oil Rosemary Salt Directions Peel the pumpkin and cut it in thin slices (3 mm). Dry the slices with kitchen towel and place them in a single layer on an oven tray…


Southwestern USA Sauteed Corn

Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 3-1/3 cup fresh corn, kernels cut from the cob 1 plum tomato, chopped 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/3 cup minced fresh…


Herb-Roasted Parmesan acorn Squash

Ingredients 2 large acorn squashes (cut into thin moon shapes) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 tbsp fresh thyme (or sage) 4 tbsp parmesan…


Corn Salad

Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 4 cups fresh corn kernels Salt and pepper to taste 1 red bell pepper cored, seeded and finely chopped 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped 1 jalapeno finely chopped 1/2…


Corn Chowder

Ingredients 8 slices bacon, diced 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 medium brown onion, diced 1/4 cup plain flour 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups water - (chicken broth or vegetable broth may be……


Katy's Nectarine Salad

My Aussie friend Katy made me this awesome nectarine salad. Delicious and fresh it can be enjoyed as a side or as a main course on a bright summer day! Ingredients 4 cups fresh rocket 3 medium…


Mini Cheese & Onion Quiches

Here is  a quiche recipe that the kids will love! Cook it in a cup cake tray to have finger food for the whole family. Ideal for picnic and birthday party! Ingredients 250 g shortcrust pastry 1 egg…