Light Lunch

Labna

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Labna or Labneh

Many cuisines have a version of Labna or Labneh, sometimes called a “cheese”, which can be eaten any time of the day and […]

Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

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Scallops with Ginger, Shallots and Sesame

Chinese restaurants steam  scallops with ginger, shallots and sesame. I developed this recipe many years ago for a seafood class […]

Roast Duck Rice Paper Rolls

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Roast Duck Rice Paper Rolls

Roast Duck Rice Paper Rolls are easy to make and different fillings are only limited by your imagination. Rice paper wrappers […]

Kofta Kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers

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Kofta Kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers

Kofta kebab or Lamb Mince Skewers are traditionally made with grated onion – but that hurts my eyes. You’ll […]

Chilled Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup

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Chilled Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup

Chilled Minted Pea & Lettuce Soup is a revival of an old classic, as good now as it was years […]

Asparagus on Garlicky White Bean Puree with Crisp Pancetta

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Asparagus on Garlicky White Bean Puree with Crisp Pancetta

Asparagus is the most wonderful vegetable. To prepare, simply bend at the end and it will snap […]

Zucchini Mint Frittata

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Zucchini Mint Frittata

This Zucchini Mint Frittata will feed a crowd. Halve it for a main course for 4. Use this as a basis and throw […]

Lebanese Lamb Kebabs with Chickpeas

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Lebanese Lamb Kebabs with Chickpeas

Lebanese food is fresh and delicious with lamb the favoured meat, often as kofta or minced lamb kebabs. Here lbackstrap makes […]

Quick Smoked Salmon Pate

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Quick Smoked Salmon Pate

During the time I was co-host of Fresh with The Australian Women’s Weekly on the Nine Network, 2000 – 2008, I went […]