Quinoa & Mince Rissoles

Sizzling homemade rissoles hot from the frying pan! The kids love them! They also love watching the video at the end of this blog because they helped make these mince/pork rissoles. They also tried to stick their hands in front of the lens so their hands could be famous. However, my Mum’s rissoles had the…

Pork Chops, Roast Veggies & Apple Sauce

Fry panned pork chops, oven roasted vegetables — all topped with freshly made green apple sauce. Mmmh! Sounds delicious? It is delicious, according to my nieces when they visited the cooler climates of The Atherton Tablelands. Another easy family favourite to prep and throw together with lots of nutritional value.   Depending on your family size and…

Family Roast & Veggies

When is a family roast ‘A Family Roast’? When you sit at the table as a family to enjoy it. Recently one of my Townsville families came to visit up The Atherton Tablelands — 2000 feet above sea level and 5-10C cooler compared to Townsville. I pondered on the first evening meal together. I wanted…

Garlic-Tabasco BBQ Sauce

My husband makes a speciality sauce for steaks. Every time we’ve had family and friends over, they absolutely adore and find this sauce moorishly delicious. Some friends even say, ‘If you’re having a BBQ, can you make that sauce of yours?’ It is an old recipe, which has been handed down through his family.  It’s a favourite…

Promite Hearty Beef & Veggies

My Crock Pot sits on the bench during winter. It is at the ready for when I create another of my masterpieces. I call them masterpieces because they are edible, nutritious and delicious dishes. This week I made a Hearty Beef & Vegetable Soup using Promite to help create the Stock. I enjoy Promite because…

Puff Pastry Pizza

I love easy recipes to convert into my convection oven! Saw this on a site on  Instagram. Kimberley kindly allowed me to share. Looks like pizza making on the weekend. I love a hot piping pizza, but you can eat it cold. Ingredients Puff pastry 2 tble spns tomato puree or paste sundried tomatoes (in…

Chicken Maryland & Veggies

I love easy, throw altogether veggies and meat meals where you simply chop and pop into convection oven. I only recently learned how to use the convection oven, and now you can’t stop me. Also baking paper is the best as there is less mess. During Cooking Time Go and have a shower, a cuppa,…