Meal Ideas

Family Favourite Golden Sausages

Family Favourite Golden Sausages

Who remembers this oldie but a goodie! I made this golden sausage casserole  this week for my family for the first time since my own childhood and it was a hit! Serve with mashed potato or rice, and steamed greens. There's nothing pretty about this dish, but it's...

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Roast Vegetable Salad

Roast Vegetable Salad

Make this delicious salad for your next evening meal. Or make a large batch and use it to prep for a weeks worth of lunches. The best part  . . . you have two dressing recipes to choose from! Roasting vegetables is a great way to bring out their natural sweetness and...

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Winner Winner Chicken . . .  Casserole

Winner Winner Chicken . . . Casserole

This is a great dish to take to a pot luck, catering for a community event, or simply for a family dinner. This recipe always gets a great review - making it the winning chicken dish. If you time it right you can often grab a couple of fresh chooks in the butchery at...

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A simple, but tasty Tuna Roulade

A simple, but tasty Tuna Roulade

This surprisingly easyrecipe was shared with me by Penny Williams. Penny is an incredible inspiring kiwi rural woman who lives near Fairlie in the South Island. She has a very successful women's and children's clothing business called Hide and Seek Clothing, that...

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Beetroot Relish Recipe

Beetroot Relish Recipe

This vibrant pink relish will wow your taste buds! This is my friend Jane's recipe. She is one of my favourite humans in the world. We've been friends since we met on our first day in our hall of residence when we attended teachers college (over twenty years ago). We...

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Chicken and Green Pesto Pasta (an easy one pot recipe)

Chicken and Green Pesto Pasta (an easy one pot recipe)

If it’s green it can go in this fast and easy to make pasta dish You will need; chicken breast frozen peasspinach cashewschicken stocksalt and pepperspaghetti pastaolive oil What if I don't have the greens specified? Don't worry!Just use 1 cup equivalent of any other...

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Cheese and Corn Savoury Muffins

Cheese and Corn Savoury Muffins

A delicious savoury muffin that is super easy to make. Delicious warm or cold. Served with butter or without. You make it suit you - enjoy! Are you sick of making your usual savoury favourites. Perhaps you usually like to make Pappy's scones, my cheese scones or some...

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Emily’s Zucchini Relish

Emily’s Zucchini Relish

This Indian inspired zucchini relish not only helps rid you of the excess zucchini you have been growing. But it is also the only relish you will need to eat with cheese and crackers! What ingredients do I need:1.5 Kg of Zucchini (or courgette)Mustard seedsCumin...

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Elderflower Marmalade

Elderflower Marmalade

This is a great way to use up the fruit leftover from when you make elderflower cordial. Use this sweet marmalade as a gift to accompany your elderflower cordial. Or simply smear on your own toast for a gorgeous sweet taste. What ingredients will I need;Lemon and...

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