Dinner

Dinner

Dinner at our place is always served on the table so that we can enjoy each others company and talk about the day. We like to serve a few different dishes, but sometimes a one pot wonder is the perfect after work solution. All our recipes use whole foods and avoid processed ingredients.


Salmon with black and white sesame seeds

Black and White Sesame Seed Salmon

This is a very easy, but visually interesting meal. You could pair it with a baby spinach or rocket salad, ... Read More

Blue cod with Coriander and Lime

This is a very simple but delicious dish. It only takes a couple of minutes to prepare so it is ... Read More

Broccoli with Fried Garlic

Some nights it is nice to have a few recipes that you can throw together quickly for a healthy meal ... Read More
Cardamon and papaya chicken curry

Cardamon Chicken Curry with Papaya

Cardamon is a deliciously fragrant spice. When combined with the sweetness and pungency of papaya it creates a chicken curry ... Read More
Cauliflower rice with Indian Spices

Cauliflower Rice with Indian Spices

We lived in India for 2 years and fell in love with the food. Indian cooking has been a regular ... Read More
Chicken Burgers, avocado and tahini spread, red onion and mushroom in vinegar

Chicken Burgers

Our son is a big fan of burgers, in all shapes, sizes and meat and veg descriptions. This week I ... Read More
Duck Breast with pomegranate sauce

Duck Breast with Pomegranate Sauce

Duck is a flavorsome meat, and this powerfully flavoured sauce makes a rich combination, that is quite impressive to serve ... Read More
Duck breast with orange and passionfruit sauce

Duck with Passionfruit and Orange Sauce

This recipe pairs a big flavoured sauce with a big flavoured meat - passionfruit and orange sauce with duck breast ... Read More
Dukkah crusted tuna

Dukkah Crusted Tuna

Dukkah (duqqa) is an Egyptian mix of nuts and spices. There is no definitive recipe, with the exact mix of ... Read More
Fried spinach with garlic and pine nuts

Fried Spinach with Garlic and Pine Nuts

An easy to prepare side dish, that goes well with Lebanese Lamb burgers and sweet potato fries with aioli to ... Read More

Garam Masala Burgers with Basil Pesto

This recipe is truly East meets West. Indian Garam Masala flavoured meat, with a pesto sauce that is inspired by ... Read More
Green Mango Salad

Green Mango Salad

We love Thai food and this green mango salad is a simplified version that is made sugar and soy free ... Read More
Indian Palak Chicken

Indian Palak Chicken Curry

Having lived in India, our son's absolute favorite dish is Palak Paneer - a spinach curry with Indian Paneer cheese ... Read More
Kimchi chicken

Kimchi Chicken

Ingredients 200g chicken breast, finely sliced 200g leek, finely sliced 200g Chinese cabbage Kimchi, chopped up roughly 100g carrot Kimchi ... Read More
Korean carrot salad

Korean Carrot Salad

Living in Asia gives us the opportunity to explore its many flavours. The Korean kitchen is one we have been ... Read More
Lamb shanks with red onion reduction and kumara garlic mash

Lamb shanks with kumara garlic mash

We have had a great time finding butchers since our move to Auckland and while we are lucky to have ... Read More
Lamb tenderloins and mint sauce

Lamb Tenderloins with Basil Mint Sauce

The basil mint sauce has a pesto like consistency and is delicious on lamb, or with sweet potato chips. It ... Read More
Lebanese burgers with portobello bun

Lebanese Lamb Burgers on a Portobello “bun” with Sumac Onions

Burgers do not need to be unhealthy snack food. This burger is full of goodness with lamb mince flavoured with ... Read More
Paleo Shepherd's pie

Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

This recipe calls out for a Winter's dining room, complete with a log fire burning and candles on the table ... Read More
Persian stuffed Poussin

Persian Stuffed Poussin

We love Middle Eastern Food! There are so many rich flavours and ingredients to explore that we never tire of ... Read More
roast chicken with lemon and garlic

Roast Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

Roast chicken is a classic Sunday favorite. This variation has a delicious summery taste to it as a result of ... Read More
Salmon Coconut Curry

Salmon Coconut Curry

We lived in India for two years and love Indian food. This curry is inspired by the food of Southern ... Read More
Aloo Shakarkandi

Shakarkandi Gobi – Indian sweet potato and cauliflower

During our time living in India we became really big fans of Indian food. One of the greatest parts of ... Read More
Spinach meatball curry

Spinach coconut curry with meatballs

This is a substantial and warming meal that is great paired with cauliflower rice or rice. You can adapt it ... Read More

Sweet Potato Leaves in Coconut Sauce

Sweet potato leaves are not a very common ingredient to find outside Asia. Try looking for them at your Asian ... Read More
Thai Green Chicken Curry

Thai Green Chicken Curry

A Thai curry is a very regular event at our table. It is one of our go to, mid week ... Read More
Thai curry with mushrooms and pumpkin

Thai Pumpkin and Mushroom Curry

This recipe has become one of our go to staple dinners. We keep a pot of homemade Thai curry paste ... Read More

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