Basic mushroom risotto (379 calories per serve)

My husband's parents tend to cook a type of cuisine per week so they can use similar bases to make multiple dishes. Using this as inspiration, we decided to have Italian week in our household ranging from risottos to a good ol' 'spag bol' and pizza. This mushroom risotto is pretty basic but also pretty … Continue reading Basic mushroom risotto (379 calories per serve)

Garlic butter prawn linguine with cherry tomatoes (507 calories per serve)

I haven't been cooking in close to 6 months, pretty much for as long as I have been pregnant. I was feeling too nauseous and sick in the first trimester and then mum came in the second trimester so I got pampered with her cooking. With my husband being away as well, I've had to … Continue reading Garlic butter prawn linguine with cherry tomatoes (507 calories per serve)

Splayed roast chicken with marmalade glaze (628 calories per serve)

I'm into this phase of splaying chicken before roasting. I don't know why I haven't been doing this before but I feel as though it's so much better for glazing as it exposes more skin. Glazing looks best with a sugary base and marmalade is great for that. Serves 4 Prep time 15 mins Cook time … Continue reading Splayed roast chicken with marmalade glaze (628 calories per serve)

Super easy butter cupcakes (235 calories per serve)

My brother bought some lamb racks from Queen Victoria Market - 2 for $10. They always have great quality meats and for much cheaper than the supermarket. So I made Moroccan lamb racks and spiced couscous salad (replacing the raisins with lentils because my brother doesn't like raisins). It's one of his favourite dishes and … Continue reading Super easy butter cupcakes (235 calories per serve)