Crunchy Potato Cakes

Perfect for a weeknight meal, lazy weekend brunch, light lunch or midnight snack, this carby, savoury treat is everything you want from a potato. Of course you can doctor them up as you please – some chilli and coriander for an Asian twist, feta and lemon for a Greek slant, peas and parsley for a […]

Pork Tonkatsu with Cabbage

Pork Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish. It is traditionally served with shredded cabbage, pickled vegetables, rice and miso soup as a set. I recently visited Japan for the first time in ten years and fell in love with Tonkatsu again. I never fully appreciated cabbage until I experienced it in Japan. It is a side for many dishes there and demonstrates that something as simple as shredded cabbage with a sauce can be a delicious accompaniment. It can be a welcome alternative to green salad.
The Tonkatsu set was also very popular with our children in our travels, mostly because of the deep fried crunchy meat, and the sticky rice. It is a good meal to practise using chopsticks for that reason. Whilst Tonkatsu usually uses pork fillets, it is also just as nice with chicken.

Apple and Cinnamon Tea Cake

There can never be too many good recipes for apples, especially because we almost always have them available, and almost everyone loves them! Summer or winter you need a good apple cake – for when friends drop round, for the kids’ lunchboxes or afternoon teas, as a gift for a new mum or someone who […]

Spinach and Cheese Rolls

Perfect for parties or Christmas bring-a-plates, these delicious little morsels of cheesy goodness are always welcome on any table! They need only a handful of ingredients and a couple of quick rolls with flaky pastry and you’re good to go. Hot tip: make a double batch and freeze half, and you’ll never be short of […]

Spanish Potato Tortilla

Spanish Potato Tortilla | The Organic Place

A simple lunch or dinner on these hot days is always a good idea, and nothing is simpler than a quick tortilla. With such simple ingredients in a dish, you really want them to be quality to help bring out the flavour. Fortunately we source some of the best organic Dutch Cream in the country, […]

Big Green Breaky

There’s nothing like getting a big, delicious avocado in The Organic Place fruit and veggie bag. I love how they can add that extra tasty goodness to almost anything, as well as all those amazing health benefits. Vitamins, folate, magnesium, potassium; you name it, avocado has it. We love it at our place as a […]

Strawberry Vanilla Pancakes

Strawberries are back in season and it is such a popular fruit with kids as well as adults. It’s unfortunate that our Aussie farmers are suffering after recent strawberry tampering. We’ve all seen the recent media coverage of growers having to dump ridiculous amounts of strawberries. How about we support our farmers, still buy strawberries, and […]