Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

salty, savoury, soupy and served over rice – sign me up! the roux in this dish is *all important*. you can’t rush it and you can’t skip it. It takes a little love to get deep cocoa brown but its worth every minute. Absolutely packed with veg simmered so perfectly they just melt in your […]

Jambalaya

Honestly, a spicy one-pot meal is all I need throughout winter. There’s veg, rice, and your choice of protein in one bowl and you can chilli it up to your liking (or not at all, though paprika is a must). Grab me a fork and I’m good! (Oh also, if you eat seafood, prawns would […]

Cheesy grits + fried egg

This is one of my favourite, favourite breakfasts. It’s so comforting and easy to eat, and you can spice it up as you wish. Do use polenta if you don’t have or can’t get hold of grits, and make sure to throw in any veg you have lounging around in the crisper – the more […]

Organic Mango Salsa

Organic Mango Salsa

Ben and myself are very lucky if we get to eat mango in our home. When mango season is here the kids run straight to the van as I drive into the driveway every Thursday afternoon shouting “are there any mangoes this week Mum?” I’ve since worked out the best away around this to make […]