Author: leotunapika

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Mushroom Omelette

Breakfast has to be one of my favourite meals of the day, actually every meal is my favourite, breakfast just tops the list . When it comes to breakfast meals I mostly gravitate towards pancakes or omelettes. Today’s recipe is a simple mushroom omelette. I love mushrooms and great thing is […]

 
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Crispy Onion Rings

Lean in everyone, this is the recipe that you didn’t know you needed but you actually do. Crispy onion rings, perfect side with some barbecued ribs or as a snack when watching a game or movie.  

 
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Garlic, Lemon and Thyme Spatchcock Chicken

Spatchcock? What’s that you ask? Well just fancy talk for butterflied whole chicken. Basically you remove the backbone from the whole chicken then flatten the breast bone to form a butterfly shape. It may sound difficult but trust me it’s pretty easy to do. All you need is a sharp […]

 
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Blanching : Broccoli and Cauliflower

Growing up I enjoyed watching Cartoon Network and I particularly loved the Powerpuff Girls. There was this specific episode where the kids refused to eat broccoli and turns out the broccoli that their parents ate turned them into zombies. Then the City of Townsville was invaded by alien and evil […]

 
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Sausage and Broccoli Stir Fry

Happy Thursday, Just a quick sausage and broccoli stir fry. Don’t you just love meals that take such a short time to prepare? I know I do. I shared this on my instagram yesterday and I figured I should share it here.  

 
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Red Cabbage and Pepper Slaw

Salads! Refreshing! I enjoy salads not only because they are made with flavourful ingredients but because they can be pretty healthy when not doused with ‘unhealthy’ dressings. This red cabbage and pepper slaw is just right.  

 
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Carrot and Ginger Juice

Losing weight/ healthier eating is the most common new year’s resolution for 2017. That said, I normally purpose to share healthy recipes on here with the occasional indulgent dish. This carrot and ginger juice is perfect for those trying to incorporate juices into their diet but are still scared to […]

 
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Beef Lasagna 

Rich, thick and herb filled meat sauce, the nutty flavour from the bechamel and generous amounts of cheese. Beef lasagna. Lasagna,such a decadent and indulgent dish that I reserve for special occasions. Lasagna is somewhat lengthy however the results are worth the time. The secret to amazing lasagna lies in the […]

 
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Barbecued Thyme & Garlic Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are favourite of many people and work well as an appetiser or finger food when entertaining. As Christmas approaches, you might want to wow your guests with these finger licking barbecued thyme and garlic chicken wings.