Fragrant Salt

From the moment I read the below spice list this recipe was immediately on my list of recipes to try for this months The Cookbook Guru.  Fragrant and not too overpowering in its proportions, featuring my favourite spice cardamom, I was fascinated to see what it would be like.   The result was something akin to…

Helen’s Greek Eggplant Bake

A few years ago I was fortunate enough to be asked to host a group of travel agents on a trip to the Greek Islands.  Tough gig I know!!!  I’d never been to Greece and I think I’m pretty safe in saying that it was a bit of a major milestone in my travel career…

BBQ Salad Series:Moroccan Carrot Salad

Carrot is a great base for salads.  It’s substantial, sweet and crunchy all at the same time.  Add a few interesting ingredients and you have a fabulous way to turn the humble carrot into something a little exotic for your meal table without it taking hours to create.   This salad is actually one that  I…

Cajun Spiced Chicken

I’ve started a little cooking project with my Mum.  Working on this blog has made me realise how many recipes there are that I cook that I just know because of learning them when I was young, and also how many Mum used to make that I wouldn’t even know where to begin with.  The…