Japanese Simmered Beef with Potatoes and Peas

Japanese Simmered Beef Potatoes Peas
This is a very easy recipe! Do not be intimidated by the fact that it is Japanese. Contrary to popular belief Japanese Home Cooking is simple to prepare with inexpensive seasonal ingredients, is natural and wholesome, delicious and nutritious. This dish in particular is quite comforting, which is something we all need in these challenging [...]

Sylvia’s Green Beans with Sesame Dressing

Sylvia's Green Beans with Sesame Dressing
Another very easy recipe inspired by Japanese Home Cooking to accompany my Japanese Simmered Beef with Potatoes and Peas. Seasonal vegetables served simply are appetising additions to any meal. This dish dressed with ground sesame seeds has its roots in classic Buddhist vegan cooking also known as Shojin Ryori Japanese monastic cuisine. Green beans, spinach [...]

Miso Soup with Silken Tofu

Miso Soup with Silken Tofu
This Miso Soup with Silken Tofu is a wholesome, natural addition to my Japanese Simmered Beef with Potatoes and Peas and accompanying vegetable dish Green Beans with Sesame Dressing. A hearty and nutritious meal full of natural flavours and umami. I encourage you to try these simple dishes as a combined meal and enjoy their [...]

Honey Blueberry Orange Muffins

These delicious muffins are a take on my classic easy muffin recipe this time using Honey Tasmania Wildflower or Clover Honey, blueberries from Crestview Blueberry Farm in Lebrina and fresh orange zest. As I discussed with Helen Shield on The Afternoon (26/10/2015) ABC Radio Hobart/Northern Tasmania, when cooking with honey in sweet dishes such as these muffins try using […]

What’s for Dinner Tonight? Easy Hot Smoked Salmon Dish

Done! Easy Hot Smoked Salmon Dish
Yes, you can do this!  Create this simple dish in just 10 Easy Steps. Don’t hurry the process. Take your time to shop, chop, and cook. Taking time to prepare a healthy delicious beautiful meal for you and your family is a very important part of the day. Very important part of life.  I can’t emphasise the [...]

Learn about Bees and Cooking with Honey

Bees and Honey – Sharing Cooking with Honey ideas with Helen Shield on Your Afternoon, 936 ABC Hobart (and ABC Northern Tasmania), and many other beautiful things on a fine afternoon on 26 October 2015 Unfortunately the link to this program has now finished.  In this afternoon segment there was valuable information about backyard bee keeping, cooking with honey, CSIRO bee population […]

Breakfast Juice – Carrot Orange Apple and Ginger

Try my Brilliant Breakfast Juice recipe with carrot, apple, orange and ginger. I have been searching for the perfect juicer for years and after some considerable research I finally decided on sourcing a juicer attachment for my Magimix 4200! I was very keen to test it out on our favourite and healthy combination of flavours [...]