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Microwave Caramel Self Saucing Pudding

Microwave Caramel Self Saucing Pudding

A warm dessert in Winter has to be one of the best comfort foods out.  This microwave caramel self saucing pudding is ready in 10 minutes and will hit the spot one a dessert craving hits. Served with cream or ice cream while still hot will set the pudding off just perfectly. INGREDIENTS 1 Cup […]

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Creamy Mushroom and Ham Pasta Bake

Creamy Mushroom and Ham Pasta Bake

Pasta bakes are one of my favourite lazy dinners, why you ask?  Because all you literally have to do is cook the pasta, add the flavoured ingredients whack it in the oven and viola dinner is ready.  It’s easy to serve, just spoon it out and you good to go. I am using my favourite […]

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Making Dump Bags for the Slow Cooker

Making Dump Bags for the Slow Cooker

In an attempt to make my Monday to Friday easier when it comes to dinner I have been making one or two dump bags on the weekend so that at least a couple of meals are prepared and ready to be “dumped” into the slow cooker before I leave for work. The reason I think […]

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Red Lentil, Tomato and Smokey BBQ Bacon Soup

Red Lentil, Tomato and Smokey BBQ Bacon Soup

Fill up with this hearty and flavour packed red lentil, tomato and D’Orsogna Smokey BBq Streaky Bacon soup. The red lentils give the soup a vibrant red colour and as they cook they break down to make the soup nice and thick.  If you have soup loving children in your home they are guaranteed to […]

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Simply Chorizo and Tomato Spaghetti

Simply Chorizo and Tomato Spaghetti

When you are using a sausage like chorizo that brings so much flavour to a dish it is best to pair it simply with other ingredients so it can shine.  This dish is as the name suggests simply chorizo and tomato tossed through spaghetti to make a meal that is flavoursome. Using basic ingredients the […]

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Chicken and Bacon Cottage Pie

Chicken and Bacon Cottage Pie

This is delicious variation on a traditional cottage pie.  Combining the winning flavour combination of chicken and bacon with mashed potato and vegetables this dish is wholesome and hearty.  The chicken and bacion filling can also be used as a pie filling. While I have only used carrots in this dish you can use the […]

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Slow Cooker Family Dinners

Slow Cooker Family Dinners

The cool change has definitely hit and it does have me a little worried as it seems to have hit a little earlier and a little chillier than it normally would on the Gold Coast. The cool change signals the start of slow cooker season.  I did cook a few slow cooker dishes over Summer, […]

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Spanish Style Chorizo and Potato Soup

Spanish Style Chorizo and Potato Soup

Spanish Style Chorizo and Potato Soup packs in the flavour with minimal effort.  The D’Orsogna Chorizo sausage gives the soup a mild spicy flavour which lifts this from being a bland potato soup.  Chunky cut potatoes and chorizo mean that this is a hearty meal that will fill you up.  Serve with a bread roll […]

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Caramel Apple Crumble

Caramel Apple Crumble

The cooler weather is on its way and I cannot wait!  It means filling casseroles and warm yummy desserts!  I’m kicking off the cool change with this oh so good Caramel Apple Crumble. Apples, covered in caramel with a cinnamon biscuit crumble is heaven in every bite.  Serve with unsweetened thickened cream or go all […]

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