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Discover the delicious French dish of oeuf cocotte, also known as baked eggs. Perfect for a cozy breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Learn how to prepare this classic recipe with just three simple ingredients.

French Baked Eggs (Oeuf Cocotte)

Oeufs Cocotte (French baked eggs) Recipe Oeufs cocotte, also known as baked eggs, is a classic French breakfast dish that has been around for centuries. It’s an easy and indulgent way to start the day, perfect for brunch or a special occasion. Traditional recipes call for butter, cream and herbs to be added to the […]

Create an authentic Italian dish with this Delicious Bagna Cauda! It's a great way to bring the flavors of Italy right into your kitchen.

Bagna Cauda

Authentic Bagna Cauda Recipe Bagna Cauda is an Italian appetizer that has been around for centuries. It is a delicious and simple dip made with anchovies, roasted garlic, olive oil, and butter. This authentic recipe is perfect for entertaining guests or just enjoying a night in with friends and family. Not only does it have […]

Gnocchi Caprese Salad with tomato basil and bocconcini recipe

Gnocchi Caprese Salad

Gnocchi Caprese Salad Recently at work, we were all discussing just how delicious gnocchi is. Because, let’s be honest – gnocchi is absolutely delicious. Especially when pan fried! Now, it’s getting warmer here in Brisbane so making one of my usual gnocchi recipes wasn’t going to work. I needed something fresh, and light – just […]

Easy Mediterranean Lamb Salad with olives feta and roasted red peppers

Spring Lamb Salad

An easy winter salad, with goats cheese, bresaola and sweet potato, to keep you warm and happy on those long cold nights.


Creamy Roasted Garlic & Chicken Fettuccine

Creamy Roasted Garlic & Chicken Fettuccine Recipe We had the first glittering scattering of snow here in Scotland on Sunday! I always say the first snow falls at the end of November, and this year was no different. So in honour of such a cold, yet beautiful day, I decided to make my thoroughly indulgent, […]

Proper homemade garlic bread with roasted garlic - no more store bought or frozen garlic bread. This gorgeously posh and luxe garlic bread will win over friends and family. The secret? Roasting the garlic and mashing it into salted butter! Absolute perfection every time. For more recipes follow

Proper Garlic Bread (with roasted garlic)

Proper Garlic Bread Spaghetti is a regular feature on our weekly meal plan, and as we all know – you can’t have spaghetti bolognese without garlic bread! However, we don’t just do any old plain and boring toast. In our house, we make proper garlic bread! This proper garlic bread is for people who don’t […]

A delicious pasta bake recipe using beef, aubergine and courgette for a flavoursome winter warmer recipe. Penne al Forno is baked penne cooked in a rich beef ragu to perfection, topped with fresh mozarella cheese. For more recipes follow

Penne al Forno (Pasta Bake)

Penne al Forno (Pasta Bake) Recipe Is there anything nicer on a lazy weekend than penne al forno? A rich ragu, tossed with pasta, topped with mozzarella and then baked to golden perfection. That’s the beauty of my penne al forno recipe, also known as a pasta bake. It’s rich, delicious, and more importantly – […]

Smoked Haddock Pasta Bake with Gruyere Recipe - This French inspired pasta bake is rich, creamy and delicious. Made with Gruyere cheese, it is incredibly cheesy and a tasty treat the whole family will enjoy. A Classic Seafood Mornay pasta bake with a French twist - a fish pasta bake ideal for an easy family dinner ideas.

Smoked Haddock & Gruyere Pasta Bake

Smoked Haddock & Gruyere Pasta Recipe I was recently browsing through one of my favourite cookbooks, The Little Paris Kitchen, by Rachel Khoo, when I found delicious inspiration in her recipe for Gratin Au Poisson Fumé. Gratin Au Poisson Fumé is a deliciously smoky potato bake with smoked haddock. However, rather than use potatoes, I thought […]

Try this chicken traybake with feta, olives and tomatoes for a tasty (and easy) family dinner with a flair of the Mediterranean. A tasty and easy sheetpan dinner recipe.

Chicken Traybake with Feta, Olives and Tomato

Chicken Traybake with Feta, Olives and Tomato Recipe Traybake or sheet pan dinners are an incredibly easy dinner option. So much so that they’re really fun to experiment with. Today’s chicken traybake recipe was thrown together, deliciously so, to use up some feta, olives and tomatoes I had left over from the previous night’s pizza. […]

Butternut Squash and Goats Cheese Risotto Recipe - gluten free risotto recipe using arborio rice features sweet butternut squash and tasty goats cheese for a creamy dinner idea that the whole family will love.

Butternut Squash Risotto with Goats Cheese

Butternut Squash & Goats Cheese Recipe The other evening I was curled up on the sofa, with a big bowl of my favourite butternut squash and goats cheese risotto, when I noticed how dark it was. It was only 8pm, but full dusk had fallen. After 6 moths of lighter summer evenings, it was the first […]

Beef chilli stuffed red peppers - bursting with flavour, this mild chilli recipe with stuffed peppers is comfort food at its finest. Perfect for cosy nights in for a delicious dinner idea. #dinnerideas #recipe #recipes #delicious #tasty #yum

Beef Chilli Stuffed Peppers

Beef Chilli Stuffed Red Peppers Recipe There is something about spicy beef chilli that I adore. And beef chilli stuffed red peppers, roasted in a hot oven? Absolute perfection. With summer now well and truly over here in Scotland, it’s comfort food like this I look forward to. Although chilli stuffed peppers is a little […]

Creamy sundied tomato, crispy bacon with fried gnocchi recipe - an easy creamy gnocchi recipe perfect for a cosy night in. With crispy oven baked bacon, sundried tomatoes, and delicious gnocchi, this recipe is a great dinner idea for two. #recipe #recipes #gnocchi #italianfood #tasty #yummy #delicious

Creamy Sundried Tomato & Crispy Bacon Gnocchi

Creamy Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes and Crispy Bacon This creamy gnocchi with sundried tomatoes and bacon recipe is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. It’s a delicious combination of creamy sauce, pillowy gnocchi, sweet sundried tomatoes and crispy bacon that will have your taste buds dancing with delight. Plus, it’s easy to make and […]

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta Recipe - Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta Recipe As much as I love creamy pasta recipes, they tend to fill me up quickly and I can only ever enjoy very small portions. This red pepper pasta recipe though is the one exception to the rule. I love this sauce, sweet and cheesy and velvety smooth, and can quite […]

Traditional Greek Lamb Moussaka Recipe - fragrant lamb mince with layers of fried aubergine, topped with creamy cheese and creme fraiche for a slight twist on this easy traditional Greek meal recipe. #greekcuisine #greekfood #lamb #lambideas #lambrecipes #recipe #recipes #dinnerideas #cooking

Traditional Lamb Moussaka

Traditional Lamb Recipe To celebrate our recent first-year wedding anniversary, we headed to the (now thankfully open!) pub to celebrate. We drank plenty of wine and ate a lot of Greek food. This feast reminded me exactly how much I love Greek food, and also how infrequently I make it at home. Greek food is […]

Gnocchi and meatball bake recipe - the perfect midweek meal, and ready in under 30 minutes this meatball bake features rich tomatoes, fresh basil, mozarella, fried gnocchi and meatballs. A great way to use meatballs in a recipe and a deliciously easy recipe for dinner that everyone will love. #recipe #dinnerideas #delicious #tasty #yummy #meatballs #30minutemeals

Gnocchi and Meatball Bake

Gnocchi and Meatball Bake Recipe Although we’re at the end of July, it already feels like Autumn here in Scotland. The trees are still verdant, and the rich purple heather is spotting the landscape, however, there is a chill to the air. And the rain! Plenty of rain! And of course, weather like this sees […]

Provencal Traditional French Ratatouille Recipe - a classic French dish with slow-cooked summer vegetables, this vegetarian stew is vegan friendly and a thoroughly delicious treat. Filled with aubergine, courgettes, garlic, tomatoes and wine, it’s the perfect summer dinner served with bread. #frenchfood #frenchcuisine #frenchflavours #recipe #recipeideas #dinnerideas

The Tastiest Ratatouille

The Tastiest Ratatouille Recipe The other day, we were having a movie day when we started watching Ratatouille. Now, as I am sure is abundantly clear, I adore food and French cuisine is one of my favourites. However, I had never had the rustic summer vegetable stew that is ratatouille. Filled with the best of […]

Slow Roasted Tomato and Burrata Bruschetta Recipe: Toasted bread with garlic, slow-roasted tomatoes, burrata cheese and basil is a fresh and vibrant interpretation of the classic caprese salad. Light, healthy, this bruschetta recipe is perfect for brunch or lunch and will satisfy all your cravings. The perfect comfort food. #recipe #italian #burrata #burratarecipe #brunch #breakfast

Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Burrata Bruschetta

Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Burrata Bruschetta Recipe Although you may not be able to tell from my recipes, I am actually gluten-free! Ben, our family and friends can eat gluten aplenty which helps my recipe writing. However, over the years I’ve had to learn to adapt to the GF lifestyle. Thankfully, over the past few […]

A classic Pesto alla Trapanese recipe with fresh basil, tomatoes, almonds, garlic, pecorino cheese and extra virgin olive oil. #pesto #italianfood #recipe #easy #pasta #recipes #dinnerideas

Pesto alla Trapanese

Pesto alla Trapanese Recipe I’ve mentioned before how I always have a jar of homemade pesto in my fridge. It varies from week to week what we have on hand, but it’s always there and is always used. Whether I toss it through pasta, or simply spread it on some toast, it’s a gorgeously delicious […]

A wonderfully healthy lasagne with roasted Mediterranean vegetables like aubergine and courgette for guilt-free pleasure! Less than 500 calories per serving, this is a lasagne without guilt, but plenty of flavour. Deliciously easy. #lasagne #recipe #recipes #italiancuisine #italianfood #under500calories #guiltfree

Healthy Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables

Healthy Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables Recipe After a week of warm weather (for Scotland at least!) we’re thankfully having a bit of a cool break and some rain. The perfect weather for comfort cooking! There’s nothing better, to me than spending a cosy rainy day in my kitchen. Especially when it gives me the time, […]

A deliciously creamy chicken alfredo linguine pasta - the perfect pasta dish for summer. With plenty of garlic, this velvety sauce with chicken and a hint of lemon is the only alfredo recipe you’ll ever need. #chicken #alfredo #pastadish #italianfood #recipe #recipes #pastarecipes

Chicken Alfredo Linguine

Chicken Alfredo Linguine Pasta Recipe Everyone loves a quick and easy pasta recipe, and my creamy chicken alfredo pasta is exactly this! It takes only fifteen minutes to make and is velvety smooth, and rich. Although tradition recipes won’t add lemon, I always add just a hint of lemon juice to my alfredo sauce. I […]

Crispy golden balls of panfried Gnocchi with Chorizo and spinach is a 30 minute meal and speedy dinner perfect for midweek meals. #recipe #recipes #italianfood #italiancuisine #chorizo #spanishfood #fried #dinner #dinnerideas

Pan-fried Gnocchi with Chorizo and Spinach

Pan-fried Gnocchi with Chorizo & Spinach I love gnocchi – it’s akin to pasta when it comes to comfort food. Whether I’m having a gnocchi bake, or just gnocchi tossed through some pesto, there’s so many ways to prepare and enjoy these little potato dumplings. My personal favourite though has to be pan-fried gnocchi. It’s […]

Toasted bread topped with seasoned tomatoes makes Bruschetta con Pomodoro perfect for parties and entertaining, or the perfect brunch recipe! #italianrecipes #brunchrecipes #brunch #recipe #recipes #tomatoburschetta

Bruschetta con Pomodoro

I guess it’s the Australian in me that has me loving bright, colourful, summery foods. Although I moved to Scotland for the weather, Australian summers will always form a large part of my soul. That’s why today’s recipe, to celebrate the bright blue skies of spring, is Bruschetta con Pomodoro. Bruschetta is an Italian antipasto […]

A creamy salmon and lemon risotto bursting with summer flavours - with hints of lemon dancing alongside hearty salmon, this risotto recipe will bring the bright colours of the Mediterranean to your kitchen. #risotto #italianfood #italiancuisine #seafood #recipe #recipes #dinnerideas

Salmon and Lemon Risotto

Salmon & Lemon Risotto Today’s recipe is a relatively simple affair, as far as Salmon and Lemon Risotto can be simple, that is. There seems to be this great fear surrounding risotto as to its complexity, and that it requires constant attention, and is far too easy to ruin. Personally, I find this nothing more […]

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca reipe - sluts spaghetti recipe - an easy pantry recipe with anchovies, chilli, olives and tomato ready in 15 minutes.Incredibly easy and a recipe that will keep the entire family happy. #recipe #dinnerideas #italianfood #italianrecipes

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca If I had to choose only one pasta dish to ever eat again, it would be Spaghetti alla Puttanesca. Ready in 15 minutes and bursting with rich and intense flavours, I kid you not when I say I am nigh addicted to this incredibly rich dish. My first introduction to Spaghetti alla […]

A handy and easy way to use leftover kale for a wonderfully bright, colourfuly and importantly - tasy pesto ready in less than a minute! #pesto #recipe

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto Recipe The other day, after whipping myself up gorgeously verdant kale and bacon salad, I found myself with an abundance of leftover kale. Never one to let anything go to waste, I decided to turn it into a quick and easy kale pesto. Pesto is one of my favourite ways to jazz up simple […]

Quick and Easy weeknight pesto pasta for those nights you want a delicious pasta recipe but need a quick meal the whole family wil love. #recipe #recipes #pastarecipes

Quick & Easy Pesto Pasta

A quick and easy pesto pasta recipe, perfect for weeknights!

My Sausage and White Bean Cassoulet is inspired by southern French cuisine at its finest. Slow-cooked with plenty of flavour, white wine, tomatoes bacon and beans, it’s like sausages bacon and beans on toast but a little bit fancy! A great dinner recipe and dinner idea. #recipe #recipes #dinnerideas #casserole #stews #slowcooked #slowcooker

Sausage & White Bean Cassoulet

My Sausage and White Bean Cassoulet is inspired by southern French cuisine at its finest. Slow-cooked with plenty of flavour with white wine, tomatoes, bacon and beans – the perfect comfort food!

Goulash is a traditional slow cooked beef stew recipe with tomatoes, red peppers and seasoned with paprika. Comforting, warming, and easy to prepare, this make an easy dinner option for families. The perfect dinner idea or winter stew and casserole. #dinner #recipeideas #recipes #recipe #beefrecipes#stew #soup #casserole #yummyfood #yummydinner #dinnerideas

Beef Goulash

Vivid red, with wonderfully smokey paprika, this slow-cooked goulash is the ultimate comfort food.

A deliciously naughty dinner idea, this slow-cooked meatball bourguignon recipe is a modern twist on the French classic - an indulgent red wine sauce. #french #frenchcuisine #dinnerideas #yummy

Slow-cooked Meatball Bourguignon

A deliciously naughty dinner idea, this Slow-cooked Meatball Bourguignon is slow-cooked in a rich, red wine sauce.

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Baked Cod with Chorizo Crumb

An easy way to prepare cod, this baked cod with chorizo crumb is a tasty mid-week meal for two!

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