Vegetable Barley Soup

A big savoury hit is headed your way the minute you start sauteeing the celery, onion, garlic and carrot to that golden goodness you know is going to be the very base of this gorgeous soup. Depth of flavour comes from both the fresh and dried mushrooms, and the hint of garden freshness is thanks […]

Organic Chicken Noodle Soup

organic chicken noodle soup

Print Recipe Organic Chicken Noodle Soup A good broth in the winter months is something we all need to have up our sleeves. A recipe that’s not time consuming, super fresh and of course super easy. This recipe uses many staples you would already find in your panty, along with some chinese cooking wine. Yes, […]

Oma Mary’s Hearty Beef Stew

We are now well and truly into winter which makes me crave comfort food. There’s nothing like a warming dinner at the end of a frosty day. This recipe is my mum’s beef stew, (she is known as Oma to my kids). There are too many variations to include but this is probably my favourite, and the most palatable to my children.
You can cook this in an hour or two on the stovetop but the best way is to chuck it all in a slow cooker in the morning. Go about your business and bask in the delish smells as they take over your house. Rest in the knowledge that all you have to do in the evening is throw some rice in the rice cooker, throw some pasta into the slow cooker half an hour before you want to eat, or if you’re really feeling energetic, you could whip up some mashed potato.