Peanut Butter Cookies

If I was a cookie, I think this would be it. Salt-of-the-earth, a little rough around the edges, unpretentious, nutty and I'd like to think, someone you'd want to have in your life forever, hahaha! It's no...

Homemade Creamy Ricotta Cheese

Have you ever tried making your own ricotta cheese? Well, let me tell you, it is so easy and such a gratifying experience. My recipe makes a somewhat creamier version and it is such a delight served as a sweet...

Baked Ricotta with Parmesan & Herbs

Let's just be honest, ricotta cheese is quite bland, however, carries flavour well and is often an important component to a pasta filling. Freshly made ricotta is rather delicious served with grilled...

Pork Pot Stickers

J and I often visit South China Dim Sum Bar to get our dumpling and bao fix.  Potstickers in particular are our absolute weakness. Crispy on the outside with juicy, flavour- packed meat filling and of course...

Bacon “Nests” with Egg, Spinach & Feta

A few months ago I put together a few low carb breakfasts for Food24. I had loads of fun shooting this one. Bacon nests filled with spinach, feta and egg. The most time consuming part is making the "bacon...

Roasted Bacon & Apple Wedges

Bacon, apple and sage.  A combination of note.  These drool-worthy mouthfuls are so quick and easy to prepare. Serve as a snack, starter or even as a side dish with roast pork.  Be still, my bacon loving...

Old Fashioned Pancakes

A batch of homemade pancakes are becoming ever more appealing with this chilly weather we are having. Soft, light, yet slightly doughy pannekoek rolled up with cinnamon sugar and a drizzle of fresh lemon...