Our recipes


Algerian Chicken and Chickpea Soup

from Sylvia

I’m addicted to the Australian Women’s Weekly recipe books. My latest is Moroccan and the Foods of North Africa. This is the first recipe I have tried. more…

P8240003-wpBroccoli and sweetcorn soup

from Paola

This is my recipe for a fresh-tasting broccoli and sweetcorn soup with lemon, garlic and olive oil. more…

Pork soup

from Sylvia

Tom Yam Gai (Thai Chicken Soup)

from Sylvia

It’s fast and easy and very light and refreshing. I think it would be equally good with tofu or quorn, as long as the broth is strong flavoured. more…

Big Pot of Soup

from Sylvia

Today I realised that the fridge desperately needed a clean-out, so I decided to kill two birds with one stone. I took all the wilting veg and made vegetable stock out of it. Then I looked up versions of this this triple-carb soup that I’ve been thinking about. more…

Ginchang Sigumchi Kuk (Rich Spinach Soup)

from Sylvia

(Made with ground beef.)

Wild Nettle Soup

from Simon

It comes out green, and delicious. Indeed, the tastiest thing I’ve made all year I reckon. more…

P4030009-wpVegetable soup

from Paola

This is a general recipe for vegetable soup. more…


Steak with Asparagus

Steak with Asparagus Salad

from Sylvia

P5090010-beet-3-wpBeetroot salad

from Paola

This very simple salad is one of my favourites and can be made in a few minutes. It is a bowl of wonderful contrasts in flavours. more…

P4090022-ccCous cous salad

from Paola

This is a recipe for a large cous cous salad to last you a few days. more…


Cole Slaw

from Simon

I like to make slaws, they’re easy, tasty, and a good way to use a variety of salad veggies. They’re also invariably much better for you than the shop-bought ones, and tastier. more…


Sauerkraut Gulasch

from Sylvia

Here’s a quick translation of the recipe from Issue 1/2009 of Rezepte mit Pfiff. more…

tarts-wpMushroom (or anything) tart

from Paola

This recipe is adapted from Delia Smith’s tomato tart recipe which uses goats cheese in her vegetarian cookbook. I have used this basic approach to also make tarts with mushrooms and apples. more…

Pork with Black BeansPork and black beans

from Sylvia

lentil-burgerLentil burgers

from Paola

p2220025-wpTangy chickpeas with red pepper

from Paola

This is a quick way to cook something very tasty. Balsamic vinegar replaces the need for any oil or salt. more…

p1170015-wpTomato and beans with dumplings

from Paola

This is something I have started to make regularly. It’s simple and fast to make and is very tasty. more…

p1100003-wpTangy cabbage with mozzarella

from Paola

This is essentially a quick and tasty way of cooking cabbage. You can have it without the mozzarella or replace it with something else for the protein. more…


Apple and Blackberry Crumble

from Becky

From Nigel Slater in the Sainsbury’s magazine.more…