Posts in category Meals

Spiced Pumpkin Soup in the Thermomix ...


Since becoming an owner of the Thermomix I have been trying to find new ways of eating healthier as it seems to be so much easier with me good mate Thermie. Less chopping and less work and no wasting anymore of my time. I had been wanting to cook some soups in me mate Thermie, […]

Slow Cooked Venison


Did you know, Venison is a healthier option of red meat. Venison is low in saturated fat, has a high amount of protein and no carbohydrates. Venison contains all 10 of the essential amino acids. (Amino acids are compounds that cause chemical reactions in the body, which help your metabolism. It is low in cholesterol, low in calories […]

Slow Cooked Osso Bucco


This meal is so delicious and the meat literally falls apart when serving it up. There is a lovely sauce from the cooking which you will want to drizzle over your meat and accompanying side dishes. Try this out, it really is so easy! This meal will feed 6 people, if you have more mouths […]



This is a Dutch delicacy that my mum would make, just like her mum did. Every Christmas as a part of our celebration feast the little bacon wrapped sausage/meatball would be the first to be devoured. It would not have been Christmas without them and now I am going to share this special recipe with you so […]

Easy Chilly Fried Venison

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This recipe is so easy and can be made using any red meat. The meat has to have been previously cooked, so it is a great way of using up leftovers from a previous roast dinner or other meal. The amount of ingredients you use is dependant on how much meat you have. Like it….share […]

Sausage Subs Surprise


Sick of serving sausages in bread! Kids complaining they don’t want boring old sausages for dinner. Well here I have a new, tasty way of serving up the good ol’ Aussie snag! Ingredients: 12 Sausages 6 Sheets Puff Pastry 350grm Grated Cheese 1 Egg White       Like it….share it

Chicken and Potato Curry in the Slow ...


This dish will serve at least 10 people 3 – 4 large Chicken Breasts, Diced Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Curry Powder 2 Teaspoons mixed herbs 6 Large Potatoes, Diced 2 Cups Chicken Stock 2 Cans Coconut Milk Salt & Pepper 1 Cup Grated Cheese 1 – 2 Cups Broccoli   Like it….share it

Bacon & Egg Pie


  Ingredients: 4 sheets Puff pastry vegetable oil 250 grams Bacon pieces 14 – 16 Eggs 2 Tomatoes Salt & Pepper     Like it….share it

Chicken Curry & Vegetable Pot Pi...


Ingredients: Olive oil 4 chicken breasts, diced 3 Tspn curry powder 1/2 Tspn dried basil 1/2 Tspn dried parsley 2 cups chicken stock 2 cans (800ml) coconut milk 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables 2 cups grated tasty cheese Sheets Puff Pastry Like it….share it

Sausage Mince Burgers


The good old Aussie burger! We all love it, it’s great to eat on a hot summer day and so quick and easy to make. Here I have made a burger from sausage mince which is tasty and great to make for anyone on a tight budget. Like it….share it

Mustard & White Wine Roast Beef i...

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This was the first meal I cooked using my new slow cooker and it turned out delicious! Before serving this up I added some gravy mix to the juice and poured it over the meat and it tasted simply yummy! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!   Like it….share it

Too Easy One Bowl Zucchini Slice


  This zucchini slice is so easy, it would be a great recipe for the kids to make.   Like it….share it

Lumpia – Filipino Spring Rolls


Said (Loum-pia), this is a  Filipino spring roll. Taught to me by my mother in-law, this recipe is absolutely delicious and perfect for any party or celebration. They tend to disappear faster than they are served, and they go perfectly with some sweet chilly dipping sauce. Like it….share it

Easy Chunky Chicken Pie


Ingredients:   1 tablespoon olive oil   3 chicken breasts diced   2 cans Cream of Chicken condensed soup   1 – 2 cups corn kernels or mixed vegetables   4 sheets puff pastry   Salt & pepper     Like it….share it

Red Wine Venison Steak Stew


Need more sleep? Just one more reason to drink red wine! New research shows that red wine, especially Cabernet Sauvignon, Chianti, and Merlot, contains melatonin. Melatonin regulates the body clock, so drinking a glass of red wine before bed may help you sleep. Melatonin is also an anti-oxidant, which means it also has anti-aging and […]

Easy Chicken Cacciatore With Rice


      The quantaties I used to create this dish were enough to feed a family of 10, so if you are feeding less people just halve the ingredients.       Like it….share it

My Special Fried Rice


3 cups of cooked rice vegetable oil 250 grms diced bacon 2 eggs 2 cups mixed vegetables 1/4 – 1/2 cup Soy sauce salt Like it….share it

Quick & Easy Slab Pizza


  Pizza Base Ingredients:   1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon compressed yeast or 1 pkt dehydrated yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tspn sugar 1/4 teaspoon oregano 2 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon oil     Topping Ingredients:   1/4 tin tomato puree 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/4 teaspoon basil 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/4 teaspoon […]

Sausage Mince Meatloaf


Ingredients: 700grm sausage mince 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 egg 1 cup bread crumbs   Like it….share it

Roast Venison with Herbs & Bacon


Ingredients:Leg cut of Venison for roasting (Haunch)6 strips of bacon1 Litre WaterTablespoon of mixed herbs1 teaspoon chilli1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoningSalt & PepperHeat oven at 180 degrees Celsius.Place water in roasting pan, mix in herbs & chilli.Lay Venison into roasting pan.Cover venison with salt, pepper & Cajun seasoning.Place bacon strips on top of venison.Cover and place in oven.Cook […]

Chicken Curry with Rice


Ingredients: Cooking Oil salt & pepper 2 teaspoons mixed herbs 1 onion, diced 3 Tablespoons Curry powder 3 chicken breast diced 2 cups chicken stock 2 cans coconut cream 1 cup grated cheese 1 cup broccoli 3 cups rice Like it….share it

Mild Spicy Hearty Beef Stew


Ingredients:   Splash of olive oil 1 onion 2 small chillies 1 tspn Cajun Seasoning 4 cups beef stock 1 tin diced tomatoes 1 kilo beef steak diced 10 small red potatoes quartered A shake of Salt & Pepper   Like it….share it

My Favourite Cooking Books

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  While I was cleaning up my bookshelf, check out my VIP blog,  (A bookshelf should be a wall feature ~ not an eyesore!) over at Noexcuses! Easy Organising for Large Families!, I thought I could share with you some of my favourite cooking books and magazines that I have found the most useful and have […]

Tuna Casserole

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This recipe is perfect for an easy night meal. Can be prepared earlier and then thrown in the oven to cook for about 20 minutes. This is also great for using up all that crushed weetbix left in the bottom of the box. Like it….share it

Cucumber Yoghurt Dip

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A great dip to have along side a hot n’ spicy meal, to cool the tongue. Or just used as a dip with pita bread. Like it….share it

Hot N’ Spicy Venison

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Let your taste buds be tickled with my hot n’ spicy creation. I used the chillies from my own home grown chilli plant. Like it….share it

Sausages, Potato & Gravy Hot Pot


Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Oil 10 Sausages 1 Onion sliced or diced 8 Medium Potatoes, cut into pieces 3 Tablespoons Gravy mix 1 Cup Boiled Water 1 Cup beef Stock   Like it….share it

Easy Chicken and Vegetable Curry Puff...

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Pre heat oven to 180 degrees Celcius   Ingredients Olive Oil 500 grms Chicken breast diced 1 can coconut cream 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 tspn chicken stock 1 cup water 1 cup mixed frozen vegetables (peas, carrots, corn) 6 sheets puff pastry approx. Like it….share it

Chicken & Bacon Creamy Carbonara

Chicken & Bacon Creamy Carbonara

Ingredients Olive oil500grm chicken, cubed 250grm bacon, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, whisked 4 large mushrooms, sliced 300ml cream1 glass white wine1 heaped tspn garlic1 cup grated cheese1 packet fettuccine pasta    1. Cook pasta while making sauce.                                      […]

Pork – U – Pine Meatballs

Pork – U – Pine Meatballs

Pre heat oven 180 degrees Celsius 500 grms Pork Mince 1 Small Onion Chopped 1/2 Cup Uncooked Rice 1/2 Cup Breadcrumbs 1 Egg Pepper & Salt 250ml Can Tomato Soup 1 1/2 Cups Water Add Pork, Onion, Rice, Breadcrumbs, Egg, Pepper & Salt together in a bowl and mix. Roll into balls and place in casserole […]


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