Gingerbread Box & Mason Jars

A completely edible Christmas gift – Gingerbread Boxes and Mason Jars! The Mason Jar is made simply by wrapping dough around a can! You don’t need any cookie cutters, mixers or any special equipment to make these. Or baking talent (which I lack). My kind of Christmas baking!!

Gingerbread Boxes and Mason Jars - completely edible gifts! The jars are made by wrapping dough around a can. No cookie cutters, mixers or any special equipment required.… 

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Chocolate Ganache Truffles 4

Chocolate Ganache Truffles

When it comes to homemade decadence with minimum effort, you can’t beat truffles! 3 ingredients and 15 minutes of effort. And I’ve got a rather unique way to make these with minimum fuss without getting chocolate… 

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Mini Apple Pie Wonton Cups

Mini Apple Pie Wonton Cups

When you’re pressed for time to make dessert for a crowd, these are fabulous quick fix bites! Apple pie filling in crispy baked cups made of wonton wrappers. You can make a whole tray… 

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Chinese Zucchini Pancakes

Chinese Zucchini Pancakes

Chinese food for breakfast? Definitely! I can tell you for a fact that breakfast in Asian countries are so much more interesting than toast and cereal! And so much more delicious!!

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Lamb Koftas with Yoghurt Dressing

There’s something about the smell of Middle Eastern spices sizzling over hot charcoals. It’s intoxicating and you just know that whatever comes off the grill is going to be mouth watering.

Shredded Red Cabbage, Carrot and Mint Salad

Shredded Red Cabbage, Carrot and Mint Salad

This is a really versatile salad that goes with pretty much any cuisine, including Middle Eastern, Asian, Southern, Mexican, South American and European. It’s my standard “go to” salad because I pretty much always have red… 

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Smoked Salmon Potato Rosti Stack (Hash Brown) - perfect for a lazy brunch. The potato rosti can be made the day before then reheat in a hot oven to make them crisp again.

Smoked Salmon Potato Rosti Stack

A stack of crispy potato rosti / hash browns, topped with smoked salmon and a dollop of sour cream. This is something a little indulgent you can make for breakfast when you want to… 

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Sirloin Steak with Pesto, Capsicum and Flatbread 2

Sirloin Steak with Pesto, Bell Peppers (Capsicum) & Flatbread

When you invest in a good quality cut of beef, I think you should respect it and keep it simple. I know some purists prefer to eat a great steak with nothing more than salt and pepper… 

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Mini Pizza Potato Skins 2

Mini Pizza Potato Skins

One bite baby potato skins with a pepperoni pizza topping! Great appetiser to pass around at parties that you can prepare ahead then just pop into the oven when you’re ready to serve. Get creative with the… 

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Made from scratch, authentic Malaysian curry recipe that is off-the-charts better than using store bought paste. #curry #malaysian #modern_asian

Beef Rendang

This is not a typical type of recipe I share on my blog because I focus on fast recipes. But I could not resist because this is so extravagantly delicious but so simple to make!… 

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2 secret ingredients to make coconut rice like you get at posh modern Asian restaurants.

Restaurant Style Coconut Rice

I love the coconut rice you get at posh modern Asian restaurants. I googled and tested various recipes but it was never quite right. Then I finally cracked it, by chance. The secret is… 

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Meatloaf Cupcakes 2

Meatloaf Cupcakes With Mashed Potato

Everything tastes better in miniature form! And meatloaf is no exception. These cute little meatloaf muffins are irresistible to kids – big and small. And they bake in 20 minutes compared to about 1… 

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Bacon French Toast Roll Ups - crispy bacon rolled up in bread, dipped in egg mixture and pan fried golden brown. These need to be made with fresh, plain sandwich bread, not fancy artisan bread. #breakfast #brunch #french_toast #bacon #roll_up

Bacon French Toast Roll Ups

This is the french toast roll up that just had to happen. French toast makes me smile. Bacon makes me beam. There had to be a baby.

Green Vegetable Pesto Orzo (Risoni) - a complete meal loaded with greens that takes just 15 minutes to make. #orzo #risoni #fast #dinner #quick #pasta #zucchini #peas #pesto

Pea, Zucchini and Pesto Orzo / Risoni

Surprise! See, I can make food that doesn’t have meat in it! There’s lots of hidden greens in this. It’s a complete meal and only takes 15 minutes to make. A leisurely 15 minutes… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Lava Molten Cake 2

Peanut Butter Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

This looks luxurious and impressive, but it’s only 6 ingredients and so easy to make. It takes just over 5 minutes to prepare to pop into the oven – it’s insane! The peanut butter… 

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Crispy Slow Cooker Chinese Shredded Chicken

Slow Cooker Crispy Chinese Shredded Chicken

This chicken takes slow cooked deliciousness to a whole new level. Packed full of proper Chinese flavours, super juicy with the added bonus of glorious brown crunchy bits. Just 5 minutes to prepare and stores extremely… 

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Using leftover Chinese shredded chicken, this takes just 10 minutes to make. #stir_fry #noodles #chinese #fast #easy #healthy

Crispy Shredded Chicken Noodle Stir Fry

This noodle stir fry takes just 10 minutes to make using both the meat and braising liquid from my Slow Cooker Crispy Chinese Shredded Chicken recipe. The shredded chicken is juicy inside and crisp on the… 

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