Fancy entrée

Asian : jasmine rice, pickled ginger, mini dim sim, cocktail spring rolls, sweet chili sauce and thai oyster sauce, fresh homegrown coriander

Fancy Entrée – 277 calories 

Fancy entrée 2 hot sauces

Gf frankfurter

I found gluten-free skinless frankfurter in the shops. These were left over from catering on the weekend. They cook 1minute in microwave or from frozen on auto reheat serve w bbq sauce or tomato sauce

Gluten-free skinless frankfurter

My Fancy Salads

I love creating fancy salads from simple ingredients. Yes they take time (20-30min to make depending on how steady your hands are) and effort but love doing it for a treat for myself. See more at my Pinterest board

Fancy Salad 2018-186 calories 











Ingredients serves 1

1 handful Mixed leaves

1 1/2 slices Soccerball ham

3 baby yellow tomatoes

3 baby red tomatoes

3 strips thin cucumber

1 slice lactose free cheese

5 small dots of kewpie mayo

1/4 tsp pickled ginger

5 pitted black olives.

1tsp guacamole



Place the guacamole in middle of plate and spread down middle with spoon this is what everything sits on

then arrange the dark salad leaves at even spaces.

Cut the ham into half then roll lengthwise then roll up into rosette and place evenly on guacamole. To help seal ends use a dot of kewpie mayo

place the rest of the kewpie on plate with 5 dots (3 large 2 small) then place pickled ginger around the larger dots

Peel downwards strips of cucumber and roll place diagonal down middle of plate between each ham rosette

Place tomatoes yellow down middle of plate evenly

then the red around edges of the leaves evenly

fill in gaps with the olives and slice cheese into triangles and arrange around the plate evenly.

Cook with hubby

Kealan curry fish with mixed veg and rice

Taylors spice keralan curry packet

Basa fillet





and cooked rice

Keralan curry fish

Five taste chili basil stirfry chicken w gailan, mushrooms, waterchestnut, carrot snowpeas, capsicum served with jasmine rice

Easy & Quick Casseroles

Easy Weeknight dinners that can be done ahead of time then just reheat and serve with or without garden salad . You can do 3 casseroles for the week and use half and rotate them or freeze the other half if there is 2 of you.

Meatball casserole












1/ Meatball Casserole Serves  4


500g meatballs – can be precooked first but doesn’t have to

1 jar Passatta

1 handful fresh basil torn (*use dry herbs if you cant get fresh)

1/2 Cup Lactose free cheese grated or slices

Optional: You can add other Italian herbs if you wish eg oregano or parsley with the basil


Preheat oven 180*C Fan-forced oven

Place meatballs in base of oven proof dish

Add jar of passata.

Tear in the basil leaves

Top with grated cheese.

Cook in oven for 30 minutes

Serve hot with garden salad

Chicken and bacon casserole











2/ Chicken & Bacon Casserole serves 4


4 Chicken thighs cubed or cut into strips

2 large stalks celery cut into large dice

1 onion diced

4 slices gluten free bacon diced

1Tb Garlic Powder

1 handful fresh curly parsley (*Use dry herbs if you cant get fresh)

2Tb Organic Mayo

2Tb Caesar Dressing

1Tb Aioli

1/3 cup Breadcrumbs

1/2 cup grated lactose free cheese


Precook the chicken in skillet for a quicker cook or leave it raw if you have a extra 15min

Cut ingredients all same size

then Mix all dressings (except breadcrumbs and cheese) together and place in oven proof dish

sprinkle over the breadcrumbs

top with cheese  and bake for 25 minutes (If chicken is precooked or 40min if raw chicken)

Serve on its own or with crusty rolls or toast

Catering Recipes

Mini skewers:
1/cherry tomato basil and baby boccinchini
2/lactose free cheese, cabanossi, pitted black olives
3/ pork meatball, radish, yellow tomatoes
4/ cucumber round, cream cheese, artichoke
5/gluten-free skinless frankfurter
6/ gluten free rosemary seasalt crackers