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Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil

Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil

This Shrimp Risotto with Asparagus & Basil is so packed with flavor and quick and easy to make. Done in under 40 minutes, it’s the perfect decadent weekend dish. Have you made risotto before? Maybe you tried my Creamy Truffled Mushroom Risotto? Or maybe you’re […]

Walnut Pesto with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Basil & Parmesan

Walnut Pesto with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Basil & Parmesan

This Walnut Pesto is definitely the best pesto I’ve ever tried – it’s loaded with walnuts, sun-dried tomatoes, basil and parmesan cheese and perfect to pair with pasta or bread. It comes together in just a few minutes and once you’ve tried it you’ll never […]

Easy Healthy Salmon Tacos with Ginger Avocado Salsa (15 minute dish)

Easy Healthy Salmon Tacos with Ginger Avocado Salsa (15 minute dish)

Healthy salmon is seasoned lightly, pan-fried quickly, and deliciously paired with a super easy Ginger Avocado Salsa to make the perfect healthy Salmon Tacos. All with just a few short minutes of cooking, loads of health benefits and even more taste! Tacos. Tacos tacos tacos. […]

Duck a l’Orange – Duck with Orange Sauce

Duck a l’Orange – Duck with Orange Sauce

A take on a classic Duck a l’Orange – Duck with Orange Sauce – these duck breasts are glazed in a deliciously sweet and subtly acidic honey, orange & rosemary sauce. Perfect for impressing your friends at your next dinner party (maybe New Year’s?) and […]

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

These Crispy Garlic Parmesan Smashed Potatoes are perfectly crispy and indulgently covered in butter & cheese, the best tasty side for steak, duck, chicken or basically anything. I started making smashed potatoes one night when I was tired of all my other go-to dinner party side dishes. […]

Rum-spiked Smoked Salmon Tartare

Rum-spiked Smoked Salmon Tartare

This Rum-spiked Smoked Salmon Tartare is the perfect quick & easy make ahead appetizer for New Year’s Eve, or any other dinner party. Delicious and sophisticated, it’s seasoned with spicy French Dijon mustard and a hint of rum, and topped with crispy fried capers that […]

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringues

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringues

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Meringues are the upgraded Meringues you’ve waited for – sweet & perfectly crisp with delicious chocolate & caramel flavors, and just a hint of salt. It’s impossible to have just one! Or five. Or ten… Perfect to serve with the coffee […]

Candied Ginger – how to make it & what to use it for

Candied Ginger – how to make it & what to use it for

Candied Ginger is a delicious sweet & spicy treat that’s easy to make if you just have the time. Just as perfect on its own as for topping Cupcakes, Cookies, Truffles and more! I remember as a kid, all through December Dad would make me […]

Chai Latte – Homemade in Just 5 Minutes

Chai Latte – Homemade in Just 5 Minutes

Chai Latte is super easy to make at home and delicious even when made sugar free – just make a batch of Chai Masala and you’ll be able to make a nice Chai Latte in just 5 minutes all through winter. Today I’m really excited […]

Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Oil

Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Oil

This Creamy Truffled Mushroom Risotto is a sure hit every time, filled with flavorful mushrooms, white wine and truffle oil it’s finished off with just a squeeze of lemon to lighten it up a tiny bit. There are a few dishes everyone should have in […]