Chicken and Mango Salad

This is a heavily modified recipe from the January 2013 Australian Good Taste magazine. I modified it for two reasons: The first being I needed to cook the chicken and then shred it and I didn’t have the time. The second is I made the proper dressing accompaniment and it tasted really bad. So I’ll…

Beetroot and Walnut Salad

I’d never cooked beetroot before, so when I saw this recipe I thought that – apart from looking tasty! – was reason enough to try it. Ingredients 6 beetroot bulbs 2/3 cup walnuts 1/2 red onion (chopped finely) 1/3 cup continental parsley (chopped) 70g baby spinach leaves 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tbs lemon juice…

New York Baked Cheesecake

I made this especially for a girlfriend’s birthday and honestly don’t know why I’ve never made a cheesecake before because it was so easy. They’re one of my favourite cakes. This is a Jamie Oliver recipe, except his had a blueberry topping. Ingredients 250g digestive biscuits 150g unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/4 cup…