Sicilian Sausage and Orange Risotto

Winter is here….and it’s a cold one, even here in sunny Brisbane.  Whilst we are not freezing ourselves like our friends down south in Victoria and Tasmania, we’re still experiencing single digit temperatures overnight and craving comfort foods like slow cooked meat, pasta and risotto. Risotto is particularly a favourite of mine, which I really…

Orange Chicken Risotto

Whilst the weather is finally starting to warm up here in Brisbane, and spring might be just about to show her face, there are still nights when its chilly enough that I find myself reaching for some warm comforting and filling food.  Risotto is one meal that I can rely on to fill this need,…

Homemade Frozen Dinners

I’m certainly in that category of people who works too many hours and finds it a struggle to be inspired to cook after a long day, this was particularly the case when I used to live alone.  Whilst I could never quite bring myself to eat the frozen dinners in the supermarket, it was way…

Spanish Inspired Risotto

When the weather is cold, and I have some time to spend in the kitchen, I love making risotto.  It’s warming and hearty and can stand up to pretty strong flavors.  Plus its fabulous with a great glass of red wine. There is a plethora of versions to be made but thought I would try…