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Summer Ham, Pesto and Penne Salad

Summer Ham, Pesto and Penne Salad

Summer means salads. I always have two large salads made up in the fridge during Summer to allow for quick and easy side dishes during the week.  In Summer we use our BBQ alot!!! It takes the heat out of the kitchen and it is also quick and easy to get dinners cooked while the […]

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BBQ Chicken Skewers

BBQ Chicken Skewers

This easy little marinade will make delicious chicken skewers that are perfect for cooking on the BBQ.  Making these skewers your self is well under half the price you will pay to buy them already made in the supermarket.  They are super easy, super tasty and the kids loved them (which is the most important […]

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Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad

Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad

Fattoush is a lebanese salad made from toasted pieces of lebanese bread and combined with lovely fresh vegetables. It is topped with a sumac and lemon dressing which gives the salad its sweet sour taste. Perfect to eat on its own or add some grilled chicken and feta cheese. INGREDIENTS 1 Lebanese Flat Bread, ripped […]

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CRUSTED FISH WITH THYME & GARLIC WEDGES

INGREDIENTS 500 grams of fish filets – I used Spanish Makeral that hubby caught but any chunky flesh fish will work.4 Potatoes cut into wedges CRUST 50 Grams softened butter1 Tsp Gourmet Garden Thyme1 Tsp Gourmet Garden Chunky Garlic1 Cup Breadcrumbs Combine the butter, thyme and garlic, then add the breadcrumbs and mix to combine […]

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MARINATED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS WITH STUFFED MUSHROOMS

INGREDIENTS   MARINATE 1 Cup BBQ Sauce1/4 Cup Soy Sauce1/4 Cup Honey1 Tsp Gourmet Garden Chunky Garlic1 Tsp Gourmet Garden Chilli1 Tsp Gourmet Garden Coriander1 Tsp Giurmet Garden Ginger 8 Chicken Drumsticks Place all ingredients in a large zip lock bag and squish around to combine. Add the chicken drumsticks to the bag and move them […]

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WARM THAI BEEF SALAD – GOURMET GARDEN THAI SEASONING

INGREDIENTS DRESSING 1 Tbs Soy Sauce1 Tbs BBQ Sauce1 Tbs Gourmet Garden Thai Seasoning Mix2 Tbs Water Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine. BEEF & SALAD 1 Rump Steak, seasoned with salt and pepper1/2 Iceberg Lettuce, sliced1/4 Cucumber, sliced in half lengthways then sliced to form 1/2 circles8 Grape/Cherry Tomatoes, slices […]

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Mini Impossible Pies

Mini Impossible Pies

These are in essence pastry free quiches.  The flour added to the mix forms a crust when cooked. Packed full of vegetables, dairy and the magic of forming their own crust as they cook you’ll be adding these your picnic rotator in no time. This is another great recipe that shows a block of cheese […]

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QUICK & EASY PASTA SALAD

INGREDIENTS 4 Cups cooked spiral pasta3 Rashers Bacon – diced and cooked2 Tomatoes – diced and deseeded1/2 Cup Chopped Parsley1/4 Cup Chopped Garlic Chives1/2 Cup Mayo1/2 Cup Tomato SauceSalt & Pepper to taste LET’S PUT IT ALTOGETHER 1. Cook the pasta as per packet directions – place in the fridge to cool – or freezer […]

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