Crispy Chicken on Garlic & Lemon Linguine

Whoever coined the phrase “winner, winner, chicken dinner” (terrible as it may be) should have been referring to this dish. It seems simple – a little like a varsity student meal – but it couldn’t be more delicious. It’s all about the subtle complexity of the flavours and textures – lemon, garlic, soft pasta, creamy sauce,…

Lemony Garlic Cream Sauce

This sauce is a dream – it’s become a regular feature in my life. Somehow it’s so much more than a sum of its parts, which are pretty amazing anyway! It goes beautifully over chicken or fish, with pasta or shrimp. And it’s so easy – I made it recently on holiday, after a day of…

Deconstructed Lemon Tarts

Night lighting is a killer for food photos. There’s just no way to make the colours normal. And while we are on the subject, who are these food bloggers who obviously eat all of their meals in the daytime?? Anyway, so the zest on the top of these lemon pots was actually yellow, not green…

Creamy Pesto Chicken with Gnocchi

This dish is one of my all-time favourites, originally adapted from the Australian Women’s Weekly. Sometimes I don’t make it for months, and then I suddenly remember it with glee. It never disappoints. This recipe is from the good old days when food was just food, taste and texture were what really mattered, and if…