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A cast iron skillet with easy chicken fajitas - red, yellow and green bell peppers and onions. Next to the skillet is a small blue bowl with sour cream, and on top is a tortilla peeking through with some of the fajita filling in it.
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Easy Chicken Fajitas | Chicken Fajita Wraps

These easy chicken fajitas are an excellent weeknight meal – full of flavor and simple to make. This classic Mexican recipe consists of grilled chicken that has been marinated in a spicy and tangy marinade, with caramelized onions and bell peppers / capsicum. Serve with warm tortillas, sour cream, and a squeeze of fresh lemon. What to serve with chicken fajitas? The classic chicken fajita combination is with tortilla wraps, sour cream, lime wedges and sliced avocado. However, you can…

An overnight french toast bake made using brioche bread is placed in a dark blue tray with sliced almonds top. The tray is kept on a blue napkin, and there is a fork on the right with a small blue bowl of cinnamon at the back.
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Overnight French Toast Bake | Baked French Toast with Almonds and Cinnamon  

This French toast bake recipe with cinnamon and almonds is perfect for brunch or a fancy weekend breakfast.  Soak the brioche bread in the egg mixture overnight, and all you need to do in the morning is bake. Drizzle with honey, and dust with powdered sugar and it is ready to serve. This recipe is one of those indulgent breakfast recipes. Perfect for those days when breakfast needs to be extra special –  first day of school holidays, an Eid…

A white plate with three turkey rissoles on it with three lemon wedges and steamed carrots, broccoli and corn. Behind the plate is a mini bowl of ketchup and a small golden spoon.
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Turkey Rissoles

Similar to a ground mince patty, rissoles are an Australian classic. These turkey rissoles are made with onion, zucchini, coriander and spices. Serve with a wedge of lemon and vegetables on the side. Click here for the recipe Rissoles is something that I found out about when I moved to Australia. It’s a classic weeknight meal in Australia and rissoles are usually served with sides like steamed or roasted vegetables, roasted or mashed potatoes or perhaps a green salad. They…

A white bowl filled with chilli garlic fried rice with eggs, vegetable and sliced chicken, and topped with spring onions. On the top left of the bowl is a small wooden spoon with red chilli flakes spilled around it. Below the wooden spoon are 4 cloves of garlic.
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Chilli garlic fried rice | Simple garlic fried rice

This chilli garlic fried rice recipe is an Indo Chinese style recipe –  an Indian twist to Chinese fried rice by adding lots of garlic and spices. Ready in less than 30 minutes, it’s an excellent option for a weeknight dinner. It’s also a one pot meal – everything is cooked together in one pot, so minimal washing up. Lastly, it’s super adaptable – uses minimal ingredients and is a great way to use up leftovers in the fridge and…

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Virgin Mojito Mocktail

This virgin mojito mocktail or nojito is a non-alcoholic version of the classic Cuban mojito. It’s the quintessential summer mocktail for the hot summer days, with it’s fresh, minty and citrusy flavour. Keep the ingredients handy in your fridge so you can sip on mocktails all summer long.  Read on ahead to find out how to make a virgin mojito mocktail and what to substitute if you don’t have one of the ingredients.  What ingredients are in a virgin mojito…

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Frozen Mint Lemonade | Mint Lemon Slush

Made with fresh mint leaves and lemon juice, frozen mint lemonade is a super refreshing summer drink. It’s like a mint lemon slushie mocktail. It’s been two years since I moved to Australia, and I have yet to get used to how seasons are the opposite way round here. The days are super short. The sun sets at 5 pm, making me feel the day is half gone by the time I get up in the morning. Though I can…

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

Delicious sweet and sour chicken that tastes just like your favourite Chinese restaurant. Crispy chicken, vegetables and pineapple chunks coated in a tangy and sweet sticky sauce. Sweet and sour chicken is a classic menu item found at Chinese restaurants across the world. Chinese food was one of my favourites growing up, but I had never ordered sweet and sour chicken. It was my uncle’s family who introduced it to me, and I have been a fan ever since. In…