My Garden Life Salad

Serves: 4 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Prawn Cocktail Tart with Basil and Avocado

Prawn and Avocado Cocktail Tarts with Fresh Basil

Serves 6
20 mins prep 15 mins cooking
barbecue ginger beef

Barbeque Ginger Beer Beef and crispy noodle stir fry salad recipe

Serves 4
Prep 20 Cook 25min + overnight marinating time

Lettuce pesto

Lettuce pesto is a perfect recipe to use up your slightly wilted or older lettuce leaves. Its also a great recipe to get rid of any unwanted herbs you may have lying around.

Asian prawn and noodle salad with coriander and lime dressing

One of my favourite quick recipes to cook is this Asian prawn and noodle salad. It’s really easy to throw together and has wonderfully fresh, crisp flavours and with a really healthy tick. The dressing is delicious and works well also as a marinade, or stir fry sauce.

Fried Chickpea, Herb & Honey Salad

My Fried chickpea herb and honey salad is a very simple salad, with a bit of a twist by frying the crushed peas which gives them a great crunch and texture.

Watermelon, Raspberry & Cucumber salad with Buffalo Mozzarella & Mint

My Watermelon, Raspberry & Cucumber salad with Buffalo Mozzarella & Mint went a little more Italian with the addition of fresh Raspberries, torn fresh basil herbs and a sweet and tangy Raspberry vinaigrette, not to mention deliciously milky curds of Buffalo mozzarella.
Cucumber, pikled onion and feta yoghurt salad

Cucumber, Pickled Onion, Feta & Yoghurt Salad

Why I love this Cucumber salad is it has everything you could want in flavour. The tangy bite of the quick pickled onions, crisp crunchy cucumber, creamy thick Queensland Maleny Dairies Natural Yoghurt, salty feta and then the hint of fresh mint, dill, garlic, and lemon...what more could you want in a salad.

Crispy Fried Coconut Prawns with Green Papaya salad and Pickled Ginger Chili sauce

Who doesn't love a crispy fried coconut prawn cutlet!  I have to say my combination of flavours for the Green papaya salad and the sticky Pickled Ginger Chili are just delicious, perfect for an entrée, canapé, or starter to a dinner party.

Bitter greens, cucumber, watercress, avocado and orange salad recipe with gremolata dressing

Orange Salad Recipe
Serves: 4 to 6
Difficulty: Easy
Prep: 15mins Cook 0 mins
Sicilian Seafood Salad

Sicilian Seafood Salad

Serves : 6
Skill : Easy
Prep : 30 min
Cook : 6-8 min
Recipes Dominique Rizzo - Roast Chicken with raspberry vinaigrette

Roast chicken, cinnamon fried pumpkin and spinach salad with raspberry vinaigrette

Serving Size: 6
Difficulty: Easy
• Prep time: 20 minutes
• Cook time: 10 minutes
Chicken, sweet potato and chickpea salad

Roast Chicken, Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad with Honey and Mustard Dressing

This Chicken Roast potato and chickpea salad is perfect for a lunch or dinner option and is filling enough to satisfy even the hungriest of appetites.

Sicilian Caponata

Any restaurant, any home, any place in Palermo will have a Sicilian Caponata recipe at hand with delightful combinations to enjoy this dish in so many ways.

There are so many variations on Sicilian Caponata and believe me they do differ. I have had all sorts of combinations, artichoke, apple and pumpkin, swordfish, potato and capsicum. It goes well with just about anything and you can eat it hot, cold or at room temperature.
sesame prawn with asian vegetable and pear salad

Sesame BBQ Prawns with Chilli Jam and Pear and Herb Salad

Serves: 20 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 20 mins Cook 10 mins

Miso & Ginger Baked Pumpkin

A very easy and tasty dish that I know you will love. Why? Because I love this Miso & Ginger Roast Pumpkin so much, and I love the Miso & Ginger paste because I can use it in so many other ways.

10 Minute Spicy Prawn Tacos

If you want maximum flavour in a short amount of time, try my 10 minute Spicy prawn tacos.  With a zesty slaw and fried green beans, these tacos are full of flavour, healthy and delicious. A quick easy recipe everyone will love and perfect for a quick midweek dinner or relaxed weekend lunch.
salad dressing

Marinades & Dressings

Starting with dressings,  a fundamental lesson to learn in cooking. A dressing can take a salad, from blah.... to a symphony of fireworks to a  ballet of flavours and textures dancing gently on the leaves.

Beef Kofta with Roast Vegetables

For an anytime meal that can feed the whole family these Beef Kofta with roast vegetables are the perfect option. Middle eastern cooking never looked so easy with this two tray meal combining herbs and spices with lean beef mince and fresh vegetables. 
Quinoa salad

Quinoa salad recipe with broccoli and feta

Serves 2
Prep 10 mins Cook 15mins

Watermelon, Tomato and Pomegranate Salad with whipped feta, Mint, Thyme and Macadamias

Prepare to embark on a delightful adventure for your taste buds as we explore the harmonious blend of flavors and textures in this Watermelon, Tomato, and Pomegranate Salad with Whipped Feta, Mint, Thyme, and Macadamias.
Gluten free Low Carb Flat bread with tandoori fish

Tandoori Yoghurt Baked Salmon

This is the tastiest Tandoori Baked Salmon. The Tandoori marinade uses a particular Indian pickle called Gongura or onion pickle. This has a salty, spicy flavour , perfect for giving my Tandoori marinade that perfect kick of authenticity.
Nectarine, Halloumi, Pear and rocket salad

Nectarine and Halloumi Salad

One of my favourite salads with fried halloumi, fresh sweet nectarines and crunchy pears all tossed with peppery rocket. A perfect salad for when stone fruits are in season and you want a meal more than a snack.

Asparagus and Quinoa Salad with Toasted Seeds and Strawberries

Moroccan Flavour Bomb

This tasty and versatile Moroccan Flavour bomb is a little like a Chermoula. And it is a recipe for flavour you will want to always have on hand.
Preserved lemons

Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons are a great way to use up an abundance of lemons and have them for use later in the year. After a few short days soaking in salty lemon juice, the lemon peel is softened and bursting with lemony goodness.

Betel Leaves with Crab Salad, Crispy Noodles, Lime, Ginger Mayonnaise & Salmon roe

One of my favourite entrees when I go out is some sort of deliciousness wrapped up in a betel leaf. My recipe for Betel leaves with crab salad, crispy noodles and a lime and ginger mayonnaise is delicious and if you don't have the betel leaves you can serve this salad in a lettuce leaf, tart shell, or roll it up in rice papers.

Crispy Rice Paper Salmon with Melon and Broccolini Salad

Give my Crispy rice paper wrapped salmon with melon and broccolini salad a go. You will love the combination of flavours and textures. The simplicity of this recipe which brings to together subtle flavours that pack a punch. 
Asparagus, blue cheese and orange salad

Grilled Asparagus with Sticky Walnuts, Celery Leaves, Blue Cheese and Orange Dressing

You will love this sophisticated salad, tender asparagus, sweet, sticky walnuts and a tang of blue cheese. All brought together with a simple fresh orange dressing.

Honey Roast Strawberries and Feta Panzanella Salad

Serves 4 - 6
Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins
This Honey roast strawberry and feta panzanella salad recipe is a fresh take on the traditionally renowned recipe that will get you taste buds in a flutter.

Caramelised pineapple, coconut, quinoa and chicken salad with spicy chilli dressing

Serves 4 - 6
Prep 10min Cook 20mins
This caramelised pineapple, coconut, quinoa and chicken salad with spicy chilli dressing recipe is not only tasty but perfect during the cooler months.

Asian Inspired Flavour Bomb

This delicious and versatile Asian Inspired Flavour Bomb is made with garlic, coconut vinegar, fresh lime juice, and Tamari. It’s the perfect healthy salad dressing to top on your favorite salad or use as a marinade for fish, chicken, tofu, vegetables or noodles!
Coconut-poached Wild Caught Barramundi, Chili Spiced Pumpkin and Cucumber

Coconut Poached Wild Caught Barramundi, Chili Spiced Pumpkin and Cucumber

This recipe for Coconut-poached Wild Caught Barramundi with a  Chili Spiced Pumpkin and Cucumber salad is just delicious and a must to try.

Italian Flavour Bomb

If you love bringing wonderful Italian flavours to your salads, marinades and dishes you make then you must try my Italian Flavour bomb.  Perfect for dressing salads, vegetables, marinated meats, fish or drizzling over the top of cooked meats, once you make this Italian Flavour Bomb you will be using it for everything.