Dinners

March 2, 2009

Grilled Fish with Almonds

This is one of my most favourite ways to cook fish. It’s super easy, and very delicious. You can either use butter (YUM!) or coconut oil […]
March 16, 2009

Spicy Lamb with Braised Lentils

  Lamb is my favourite meat – it’s so tender and tasty.  And it goes so well with lentils, especially when you add some cumin, coriander […]
July 15, 2009
Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup Quirky Cooking

Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup

  Photo credit: Arwen’s Thermo Pics   Whenever anyone in our family starts to come down with a cold, I get out the stock pot and […]
August 20, 2009

Thermomix ‘Fried’ Rice

This is a very easy, quick and healthy way to make a big batch of fried rice. It easily feeds our family of six, with leftovers. […]
February 21, 2012

Sesame Salmon & Vegetables with Creamy Tikka Sauce

The other night I was so tired, and really didn’t feel like cooking dinner. I was very tempted to just give in and buy fish and chips. […]
May 27, 2012

Soup Weather. And Old Favourites like Chicken & Fresh Turmeric Soup

It seems to be ‘soup weather’ in most parts of Australia at the moment. I know I’ve been craving it, especially after driving through misty rain […]
August 11, 2012
Black Bean Mole, Quirky Cooking

Black Bean Mole (Chilli Beans with Chocolate)

    Photo by Arwen’s Thermo Pics   I love Mexican food. Well, maybe I’m really talking ‘Tex-Mex’ food, as that is what I was raised […]
December 18, 2012

Quick Maple Pecan Cinnamon Scrolls

* This recipe includes support for Paprika *    Cinnamon scrolls are a favourite breakfast at Christmas time in our family. Usually I’ll make a batch of yeast […]
December 7, 2014
quirky cooking christmas menu gaps paleo

Grain Free, Dairy Free, Christmas Menu (GAPS/Paleo)

Grain free, dairy free, gut-friendly ideas for a healthy, happy Christmas day! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here… there’s bits of tinsel […]
December 18, 2014
bacon & tomato zoodles with poached eggs

Bacon & Tomato Zoodles with Poached Eggs

I love dinner for breakfast. Don’t you? Gone are the days of feeling sick after a bowl of cereal and a glass of juice, and totally ‘hangry’ […]