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…

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┬ábut 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…

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…