Chili Prawn Pasta with Blistered tomatoes, capers and lemon

Chili Prawn Pasta w Blistered Tomatoes, Capers & Lemon

Chili Prawn Pasta w Blistered Tomatoes, Capers & Lemon... so fresh, easy and quick, and so delicious. The secret ingredient to the traditional flavours of this pasta sauce is the the addition of a good quality wine.

Red Wine Roast Chicken with Thyme & Crispy Kipfler Potatoes

Did someone say wine and chicken? My Red Wine Roast Chicken is the perfect meal to throw together for easy entertaining or as a mid week one pot wonder.

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.

Asian Inspired Crab Omelette

This Asian Inspired Crab Omelette recipe makes for a decadent  dish that’s perfect if you’re just back from an early morning shop at the fish markets, armed with luxurious crab meat. A very moorish dish using sweet fresh cooked spanner crab you could also substitute prawns, cooked trout, salmon or your favourite protein.

Breakfast Bake w Pork Sausage & Cheesy Crispy Hash Potato

Try my Breakfast Bake w Pork Sausage & Crispy Hash Potato which gives breakfast a new reason to get up in the morning. This is a family friendly easy to put together recipe that  is delicious for any meal.  You can substitute the sausages for any leftover roast meats or leave the meat out all together for a delicious vegetarian option. 

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. 

Beef Brisket Gyros Wraps

These Beef Brisket Gyros wraps are loaded with iconic Greek flavours of oregano, thyme, mint, lemon and garlic. Big bold flavours, super quick to prepare and totally delicious.

Italian Grilled Flank Steak with Salmoriglio Sauce

This grilled flank steak with salmoriglio  represents the wonderful idea of sharing food and is a great dish to have as part of lunch accompanied with large bowls of delicious salads.

Baked Chicken Stuffed with Pumpkin and Radicchio

My recipe for "Baked Chicken Stuffed with Pumpkin and Radicchio" is one of those dishes that I found to be beautifully delicious and captures the wonderful flavour of radicchio, sweet pumpkin and the famous Parmigiano Reggiano. Ask your butcher to bone out the chicken for you, this makes it really easy to fill and roll it at home.

Sicilian Style Steak

My "Sicilian Style Steak" is a super simple recipe and one of my weeknight staples. A perfect one-pan dish for a weekend lunch or family get together. If olives and capers aren't to your taste.... I love their saltiness. But if you don't,  you can still enjoy this simple recipe with the iconic Italian flavours of celery, tomatoes and fresh oregano.
Spazatina

Italian Braised Beef & Potato Spezzatino

It never ceases to amaze me the simplicity of Italian cooking – in this case my  "Italian Braised Beef & Potato Spezzatino"  is evidence that the fewer the ingredients, the better the flavour of the dish. This dish is a favourite with the men and makes a hearty winter meal served with crusty bread.

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.
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.

Gluten Free & Low Carb Flatbread

I'm still testing a few different recipes for Low Carb Gluten Free Flat Bread, this seems to be the best I have adapted so far. I found this on YouTube and combined it with about three different recipes to come up with this one.

Whole Roasted Italian Cauliflower

My Whole Roast Italian Cauliflower is a twist on the many adaptions I  have seen which use Middle Eastern or curry spices.  Obsessed with fresh herbs and Italian flavours such as Lemon, Garlic, Fresh Thyme and Rosemary. The marinade in this recipes is what makes this cauliflower shine.
Basil and Mozzarella Focaccia

Keto & Gluten Free Mozzarella & Basil Focaccia

My Keto & Gluten-Free Basil and Mozzarella Focaccia is a real winner and a perfect recipe to use when you want a loaf of bread, pizza bases or burger buns. This recipe is perfect for all your Italian needs and makes great spongy focaccia, ideal for making toasted sandwiches, as an accompaniment to platters or letting your imagination create something new.
Eggplant slice

Layered Eggplant slice

This is a delicious and somewhat different way to make eggplant parmigiana which traditionally is served layered in a baking dish or tray. This recipe uses eggs to hold tasty layers of fried eggplant, mozzarella, and sauce together in a type of pie.
Sicilian Sausages

Sicilian Sausages

One of my favourite recipes from my cookbook "My Taste Of Sicily" 

This Sicilian Sausage recipe is reminiscent of the sausage my Uncle use to make. I was fascinated when I fist saw a whole pig being broken down for meat, and then to watch the sausages being made.
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.
The Ultimate Beef Burger

The Ultimate Gourmet Burger

This is the best burger recipe for a quick meal, party dish or to whip up any night of the week. With all the endless varieties and toppings you can add to burgers, we have come up with the Ultimate burger combination.

Crackling Pork Loin With Smashed Apple Sauce

Oh how we love crackling! Nothing can be simpler and delicious than this recipe for a twist on your traditional roast pork. Once you have mastered the art to perfect crackling this recipe will be a family favourite.

Greek Lamb Souvlaki Sticks with Toasted Pita, Cucumber, Lettuce and Feta Cheese

Roast Chicken with Mediterranean Vegetables

Traditional Roast Chicken with Mediterranean Roast Vegetables

Duck Fat TRoast Vegetables

Homestyle Roast Vegetables with Herbs

For the perfect accompaniment to any special meal or for a mid-week vegetable makeover, a little duck fat goes a long way to give your favourite vegetables a simple gourmet twist. These homestyle vegetables will make it so easy for you to create deliciously crispy potatoes and lovely brown caramelised vegetables bringing extra flavour to your table.
Dominique Rizzo - Catalan seafood salad

Catalan Poached Fish Salad

BBQ Tips for Christmas

Greek Lamb Burger

Makes 8 burgers
Easy
Prep 30min Cook 1hour 30min
barbecue ginger beef

Barbeque Ginger Beer Beef and crispy noodle stir fry salad recipe

Serves 4
Easy
Prep 20 Cook 25min + overnight marinating time

Apple balsamic and basil Pork scotch fillet stuffed with pears, figs and pistachio nuts

Serves 6 to 8
Medium
Prep 20 min Marinate 1 hour Cook 1.20 hour Stand for 10min
Zucchini flower pasta

Zucchini Flower & Salted Ricotta Pasta recipe

Serves 4
Easy
Prep 15min Cook 20mins

Clams with zucchini, cherry tomatoes and white wine recipe

Serves: 4- 6
Easy
Prep 10min Cook 20mins

Sicilian Lamb Shanks

Sicilian lamb shanks recipe with green olives and spinach parmesan gnocchi. Well what can I say, nothing beats gnawing on a bone with the meat just falling off. I love a hearty dish like this when the weather is cool, full of flavour, simple to put together and always a family favourite.

Moroccan Chicken Recipe with Pistachios, apricots and rose

This is a wonderfully easy Moroccan Chicken with Pistachios, Apricots & Rose recipe, all you need is a lovely salad on the side and your done. The flavours are typically exotic with fragrant spices, and hints of rose just to finish it off.

Sicilian Style Steak Recipe

This Sicilian Style Steak recipe is one of my favourite beef recipes and is easy to replicate at home for friends and family. A one-pan dish perfect for quick dinners or a relaxed weekend lunch. 
Pink Pepper Crusted Scallops - Chef Dominique Rizzo

Pink Pepper Crusted Scallops, Coconut Sambal Betel Leaves

Italian crumbed porcini steak sandwich (panino)

Serves 4
Easy
Prep 15min Cook 30 min
Rice paper rolls

Chicken & Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls with Sticky Soy Dipping Sauce

Serves 2
Easy
Prep 15 min Cook 15 min
My Chicken & Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls with Sticky Soy Dipping Sauce are fantastically easy to put together and you can use just about anything in them.

Baked ham glazed with fresh apricots, brown sugar and orange

Broccoli Pasta

Orecchiette Pasta with Broccoli

I love Broccoli and I love Pasta and this recipe marries them both in a deliciously easy way to bring Italian flavours into your kitchen.
stuffed sardines

Sicilian Stuffed Sardines

Serves: 4
Easy
Prep: 30min Cook: 20mins

Fettuccini with Pork and fennel sausage ragu

Serves 4
Easy
Nothing beats an authentic pasta sauce and using a chunky pork sausage makes this ragu recipe even easier to throw together.

Banana leaf baked snapper with melon, coconut and chili sambal

Serves 6
Easy to medium
Prep 15 mins Cook 70 mins
Banana leaves are a wonderful way to wrap and cook seafood, it keeps the fish moist, protects it from direct heat and looks amazing for presentation.
Roast Turkey with stuffing

Roast Turkey with Citrus, Sage and Apricot stuffing

Serving Size: serves 6 ( with leftovers for lunch)
Difficulty: medium
Time
• Prep time: 30 minutes
• Cook time: 2hrs 50 minutes

Grilled Pork Sirloin Steaks with Mexican Salsa Recipe

Serves : 6
Skill : Easy
Prep : 10 min Marinate 20 min Cook: 5 min
We all have a selection of spices in the pantry but perhaps don’t know what to do with them. Here is a delicious, quick and healthy pork sirloin recipe to use up some of your collection.

Steamed Paper Bag Fish with Warm Vegetable Salad

Serves: 4 adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 15 mins Cook: 12 mins
Salmon risotto

Salmon & Fennel Risotto with Carrot & Pumpkin

Serves: 6-8 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 15 mins Cook: 40 mins

Seared Tuna Rolled with Speck, Fennel and Lemon with Roast Capsicum Pate’

Serves: 4
Skill: Medium
Prep: 15 min Cook: 15 min

Smoked Salmon and Egg Yolk Ravioli with Spring Vegetable Sauce

Serves: 4 adults
Skill: Medium
Prep: 35 min Cook: 20 min

Spicy Green Curry Salmon Fritters with Tomarata Lychee and Chilli Coconut Sauce

Serves: 4-6 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 15 min Cook 30 min
Moroccan salmon couscous

Moroccan baked salmon with lemon and vegetable couscous salad

If you love exotic flavours, you will love this recipe for Moroccan baked salmon with lemon and vegetable couscous salad.
Scallop and poached cod mille feuille

Scallop and Poached Cod Mille Feuille with Champagne Sauce

Serves: 6 Adults
Skill: Medium
Prep: 20 mins Cook 70 mins

Poached Snapper Salad with White Bean and Spinach

Serves: 4 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 15 mins Cook 15 mins
Whole fish baked tomato olives

Whole Baked Fish with Fresh Tomato, Lemon, Basil and Olive Sauce

Serves: 4 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 10 mins Cook 40 mins
Confit salmon

Confit Salmon Cannelloni with Tomato, Mascarpone Sauce

Serves: 4 Adults
Skill: Medium
Prep: 30 mins Cook 30 mins

Italian Style Baked Fish

Serves: 4 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 15 mins Cook 25 mins

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. 
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
Whole baked salmon

Whole Baked Salmon with Cucumber and Watercress Salad and Caper Crème Fraiche Dressing

Serves: 8-10 Adults
Skill: Medium
Prep: 40 mins Cook 60 mins
salad

My Garden Life Salad

Serves: 4 Adults
Skill: Easy
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins

Asian Mushroom and Kelp Noodle Rice Paper Rolls

Everybody loves these Asian Mushroom and Kelp Noodle Rice Paper Rolls as they are so healthy and easy and quick to prepare as a snack, party food or a meal.
Spezzatino with Potato and Saffron

Italian Stew of Beef, Potato and Saffron (Spezzatino)

Serves : 6
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 35min
Pollo a Nissena

Crumbed Chicken Italian Style

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 15_min
Cook : 20 min

Sicilian sausages cooked with red wine and silver beet recipe

Serves : 6
Skill : Easy
Prep : 10 min Cook: 20 min

Pasta with pistachio and prawns

Serves : 6
Skill : Easy
Prep : 15min
Cook : 30 min

Pork involtini with Sicilian flavours

Serves : 4-5
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 20min

Chicken and mushroom pies with creamed ricotta and cauliflower crust

Serves : 2
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 40min

Braised Zucchini and Tomatoes

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 10min
Cook : 30min

Greek style Baked lemon chicken

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 1.5hrs

Wild greens and cheese pie

Serves : 8
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 50min

Soft Tortillas with Grilled Spiced Sirloin, Lime Slaw Salad, Ale and Onion Jam

Serves : 6
Skill : Medium
Prep : 20min
Cook : 30min
Sausages with roast pumpkin and pea smash and tomato and onion sauce

Sausages with roast pumpkin and pea smash and tomato and onion sauce

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 20min
Slow cooked beef with vegetables, red wine and winter herbs

Slow cooked beef with vegetables, red wine and winter herbs

Serves : 8
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 1.5hrs

Salmon, lemon and herb pasta

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 20min

Asian braised pork chops with stir-fry slaw

Serves : 4
Skill : Medium
Prep : 60min
Cook : 20min
Italian Style Slow Braised Beef Brisket

Italian Style Slow Braised Beef Brisket

Serves : 6 - 8
Skill : Medium
Prep : 15min
Cook : 5hrs
Move over bolognaise, this deliciously rich Italian Style Slow Braised Brisket is coming to town. Serve it sliced or as ragu or shredded piled on crusty bread..
Beef and Lemongrass stirfry

Beef and lemongrass Stir-fry with vegetables and wild rice

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 15min
Cook : 20min

Black jasmine and wild rice sushi with fresh sorrel and smoked salmon

Black jasmine and wild rice sushi with fresh sorrel, smoked salmon, sesame, avocado & a tamari, ginger, and cabernet dipping sauce are delicious and so easy to make.
Pork crusted with walnuts and rosemary

Walnut and rosemary crusted pork chops with warm potato salad and roast rhubarb, onion and apple compote

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 20min
Cook : 20min
Arancini

Sicilian Arancini

Serves : 10
Skill : Medium
Prep : 30min
Cook : 80min

Spiral pasta with Napolitana Tomato sauce

Serves : 4
Skill : Easy
Prep : 10min
Cook : 50min