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Whether you’re searching for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, a rustic ragu or a BBQ recipe to feed a crowd, the recipes on this page are all suitable as a main course meal.
Summer Roast Vegetable Salad

Summer Roast Vegetable Salad

Full of beautiful colour, Summer Roast Vegetable Salad is delicious as a meal by itself or for an outdoor barbecue. Make a big batch as it keeps for days!
Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Chicken

Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Chicken

Bursting with fabulous Mediterranean flavours, Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Chicken is the ideal one-pan meal. Quick to prepare and cook, maximum flavour, minimum effort. Dinner perfection.
Flammkuchen (German Pizza)

Flammkuchen (German Pizza)

Flammkuchen, or ‘Flame Cake’ is Germany’s answer to pizza. These tasty thin and crunchy flatbreads are topped with rich creme fraiche, bacon and onions and are so delicious!
Garlic and Herb Crusted Chicken Breast

Garlic and Herb Crusted Chicken Breast

Garlic and Herb Crusted Chicken is the tastiest and easiest chicken dinner around. Juicy, succulent chicken breasts topped with golden-brown buttery breadcrumbs and packed with flavour. This recipe is sure to please the pickiest eater.
Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

Teriyaki has to be of the most addictive flavours to come out of the kitchen. Salty, sweet and sticky, it’s the perfect quick and tasty sauce for stir-fried meats. My easy recipe for Teriyaki Chicken and Rice is so quick, you can have it ready to go in the time it takes the rice to cook.
Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

You know it must be summer when the zucchini plants go wild, producing more than it seems possible to cook! Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a great tasting way to take advantage of this abundant summer veg.
Chicken and Farro Salad

Chicken and Farro Salad

Chicken and Farro Salad is hands down one of my favourite lean and green chicken recipes! Packed with nutritious grains, lean poached chicken and fresh vegetables, this super salad is healthy and incredibly delicious too!
Honey Lime Chicken

Honey Lime Chicken

Sweet, sticky and utterly delicious, Baked Honey Lime Chicken is simple to prepare and perfect for a midweek dinner. Cooked in a simple honey lime marinade, this easy chicken dish will soon become a one of your favourite easy dinners.
Restaurant Style Dragon Chicken

Restaurant Style Dragon Chicken

My restaurant-style Dragon Chicken recipe is fiery hot and sure to please any spice lover. Packed with juicy chicken, colourful bell peppers, crunchy cashews, and lots of chillies, one bite and you might feel like breathing fire yourself!
Super Soft Burger Buns

Super Soft Burger Buns

My recipe for Super Soft Burger Buns is so easy to make at home and tastes miles better than store-bought. Give your burgers the buns they deserve!
Lemon and Caper Chicken Piccata

Lemon and Caper Chicken Piccata

Quick and easy, bursting with flavour, this Lemon and Caper Chicken Piccata recipe is restaurant-quality food at home. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner as it is ready in minutes and is full of bright, bold flavours that everyone can enjoy.
Spicy Steak and Salsa Salad

Spicy Steak and Salsa Salad

If you are looking for big, punchy flavours then Steak and Salsa Salad is the recipe for you. Smoky grilled steak with a vibrant salsa and a zesty lime and coriander dressing. Perfect for summer barbecues or a weeknight dinner at home.
4 Awesome Pork Chop Marinades

4 Awesome Pork Chop Marinades

Pork chops four ways! With a simple marinade, the humble pork chop can travel around the globe. Spanish style Hot and Spicy Smoked Paprika, Japanese Teriyaki, French Honey Mustard or South American Salsa Verde. Get grilling!
Orzo and Roast Pepper Salad

Orzo and Roast Pepper Salad

Packed with roasted peppers, tangy feta, fresh herbs and chewy orzo, this bright and beautiful pasta salad is a summer favourite. Orzo and Roast Pepper Salad gets better as the days go by, so make a big batch to take you through the week!
Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers

Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers

Juicy, tender Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers coated in a spicy peanut sauce are perfect for summer. Serve with a fresh, spicy salad and basmati rice.
Chili Lime Fish Tacos

Chili Lime Fish Tacos

Light fresh and deliciously spicy, Chilli Lime Fish Tacos are a breeze to make and a great family meal as everybody can tailor them to suit their likes and dislikes. This recipe makes enough for two, so simply scale up as needed.
Fresh Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette (Mignonette)

Fresh Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette (Mignonette)

Fresh Oysters with Shallot Vinaigrette are truly one of life’s little luxuries. The contrast of creamy, briny oyster flesh with a tangy vinaigrette is a match made in culinary heaven and one I find completely irresistible.
Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts 

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts 

An easy-breezy dinner for springtime, Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts are simple to prepare but look and taste fabulous. This is a brilliant recipe for an easy dinner party or Easter lunch.
Quick Thai Fish Cakes

Quick Thai Fish Cakes

Perfect for finger food or parties, Quick Thai Fish Cakes are packed with flavour and super quick to make. Served with a spicy, crunchy dipping sauce, these delicious morsels always disappear in a flash!
Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella

The Silver Palate’s Chicken Marbella is a fabulously retro dish bursting with Mediterranean flavour. The sweet, sour and salty combination of olives, capers, red wine vinegar, prunes and garlic has won fans for generations and for good reason – it’s delicious!
Creamy Mushroom Pork Medallions

Creamy Mushroom Pork Medallions

Golden brown pork medallions served with a creamy mushroom brandy sauce. Better than restaurant food and so easy to make at home.
Prawn and Lemon Linguine

Prawn and Lemon Linguine

Prawn and Lemon Linguine is a delicious combination of prawns or shrimps, lemons, garlic and pasta – bursting with Italian flavour!
Brown Butter Ravioli

Brown Butter Ravioli

Truly indulgent and delicious, Herby Brown Butter Ravioli or fresh ravioli pasta served in a herby, nutty, brown butter sauce is an Italian flavour sensation. Use good quality fresh pasta, or try making it yourself!
Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Full of punchy, invigorating flavours and loads of fresh veg, Ginger Beef Stir Fry is made in minutes and tastes incredible. Get all your ingredients prepped before you start cooking and you’ll have dinner ready in a flash.
Salsa Verde Pork Tenderloin

Salsa Verde Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin is rubbed with aromatic spices, quickly seared on the stovetop and then finished off in the oven. Topped off with a speedy, herby salsa verde, this recipe comes together so quickly you’ll hardly have time to set the table!
Fresh Homemade Pasta

Fresh Homemade Pasta

I think everybody should know how to make Fresh Homemade Pasta. Fresh pasta is super quick and easy to make in the food processor, and once you’ve made it, I promise, you will be completely hooked.
Asparagus and Lemon Risotto

Asparagus and Lemon Risotto

Creamy, rich risotto with fresh in-season asparagus and bright zingy lemon. The perfect meal for two.
Tasty Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers

Tasty Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers

These Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers are made from nutty chickpeas with fragrant spices, fresh herbs and zingy lemon and chilli. Loaded up with yoghurt, chutney and vegan mayo, they are so flavoursome and super tasty!
Pork and Fennel Ragu

Pork and Fennel Ragu

My classic Pork and Fennel Ragu recipe is rich, flavoursome and truly delicious. Made in under half an hour it’s the perfect topping for fresh pappardelle.
Feta and Pesto Chicken

Feta and Pesto Chicken

A deliciously easy oven-baked meal. Feta and Pesto Chicken is full of Mediterranean flavours, can be prepared quickly and the robust flavours suit every season.
Pork Medallions and Peppers

Pork Medallions and Peppers

Tender, juicy pork medallions served with sweet bell peppers is a fantastically quick and easy weeknight dinner that looks and tastes amazing. Serve with a fresh baguette for a super speedy meal.
Honey Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

Honey Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

Honey and Ginger Chicken stir-fry is perfect for a quick and delicious dinner for two. Lots of big flavours, easy and super satisfying. Serve with rice and steamed vegetables for an Asian inspired feast!
Perfect Pork Wellington

Perfect Pork Wellington

Juicy, perfectly cooked pork tenderloin, wrapped in prosciutto, mushrooms and buttery puff pastry. This is truly the Perfect Pork Wellington, my dinner party secret weapon. Better yet, it is even easier to make than it looks!
French Pot Roast Chicken

French Pot Roast Chicken

A heart-warming classic, French Pot Roast Chicken or ‘Poulet au Pot’ is a terrific recipe for beautifully juicy, tender chicken with flavoursome root vegetables and a rich gravy. As a bonus, it’s all cooked in one pot so less washing up!
Italian Sausages and Lentils

Italian Sausages and Lentils

Classic country-style comfort food. Italian Sausages and Lentils is a recipe as old as the mountains of Italy. Simple, earthy flavours take the stage in this super comforting one-pot dish.
Chicken and Chickpea Pilaf

Chicken and Chickpea Pilaf

Turkish Chicken & Chickpea Pilaf or Tavuklu Nohutlu Pilav, made from shredded barbecue chicken with rice and chickpeas is always filling and delicious. Especially when loaded up with juicy chicken and topped with spicy pickled peppers.
Chicken Parmigiana (Chicken Parmesan)

Chicken Parmigiana (Chicken Parmesan)

Possibly the most popular pub food in Australia, Chicken Parmigiana or Chicken Parmesan (known locally as chicken parmy) is an evergreen crowd-pleaser. Crumbed chicken breasts, smothered in a rich tomato sauce and plenty of melted cheese – what’s not to like?
Easy Thai Beef Salad

Easy Thai Beef Salad

The ULTIMATE salad! This Easy Thai Beef Salad is packed with flavour. With juicy beef steak, fresh vegetables & fragrant herbs, the sweet & spicy Thai dressing is the secret ingredient in this mouthwatering dish.
Beef Shank Osso Buco

Beef Shank Osso Buco

Meltingly tender beef in a rich and tomatoey sauce, slow-cooked Beef Shank Osso Buco is pure Italian comfort food. Served with a bright and zesty blood orange gremolata and plenty of mashed potatoes, this is the ultimate meal for cold winter nights and a great date night choice for Valentine’s Day.
Soft Boiled Scotch Eggs

Soft Boiled Scotch Eggs

Soft Boiled Scotch Eggs with perfectly runny yolks are the picnic food dreams are made of. With flavoursome pork filling and a crispy crumb coating, this traditional British recipe is a winner every time.
Speck and Artichoke Risotto

Speck and Artichoke Risotto

Risotto con carciofi e speck or Speck and Artichoke Risotto is one of the most delicious flavours of Italian risotto. Warm and comforting, this is a fabulous dish just by itself, or as a primi or first course of an Italian-inspired feast.
Roast Sausages and Fennel

Roast Sausages and Fennel

Italian-inspired Roast Sausages and Fennel is a fantastic one tray meal. Roasting fresh fennel makes it deliciously creamy and sweet, the perfect partner for juicy pork sausages.
Bavarian Roast Pork – Krustenbraten

Bavarian Roast Pork – Krustenbraten

The ultimate Bavarian Sunday roast: Krustenbraten with Dunkelbiersoße. My classic recipe for crispy, juicy Bavarian roast pork with a lip-smackingly good dark beer sauce is always a winner and perfect for cooler weather.
Beetroot and Feta Pasta

Beetroot and Feta Pasta

Bursting with colour and the sweet earthy flavour of fresh beetroot, this delicious recipe for Beetroot and Feta Pasta is sure to banish any winter blues. It’s a lovely vegetarian meal and so quick and simple to prepare.
Chilli Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Chilli Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

I love baked potatoes, but you know what’s even better? Chilli Stuffed Sweet Potatoes! Sweet potatoes, baked until tender, loaded up with a spicy chilli and covered with cheese and sour cream. So tasty!
Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

A velvety and flavoursome soup that is pure comfort in a bowl. Greek Lemon Chicken Soup or Avgolemono is a stunning combination of chicken, lemon, orzo and herbs, thickened with whole eggs. Perfect for cool weather!
Devilled Sausages

Devilled Sausages

Throw away the packet mix! My recipe for Devilled Sausages is made from all natural ingredients that you probably already have at home. Devilled Sausages are delicious comfort food: juicy pork sausages in a lightly spiced tomato and apple sauce. Yum!
Pumpkin Orange and Ginger Soup

Pumpkin Orange and Ginger Soup

With plenty of fresh ginger and bright and zesty orange, silky Pumpkin Orange and Ginger Soup is like a burst of sunshine in a bowl. A delicious recipe to keep you warm when it’s grey and cool outside.
Oktoberfest Roast Chicken

Oktoberfest Roast Chicken

Oktoberfest Roast Chicken is a Bavarian classic recipe. The secret to tender, fall off the bone meat is to roast the chicken extra low and slow.
Spanish Chicken Soup

Spanish Chicken Soup

Spanish Chicken Soup is a wonderfully warming Spanish or North African inspired stew, loaded with chicken, spicy chorizo sausage, nutty chickpeas and sweet peppers. This delicious recipe for homemade soup is perfect for those chilly winter evenings.