Main Dishes

Welcome, fellow food enthusiasts! On this page, you’ll find a treasure trove of main dish recipes just waiting to be explored.

We’ve got you covered with a wide range of culinary delights to suit every taste and occasion. Whether you’re looking for comforting classics, vibrant vegetarian options, or exotic culinary adventures, we have something for everyone.

So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to cook up some unforgettable main courses that’ll have your family and friends raving!

Pressure Cooker Beef Stew with Red Wine Gravy

Beef Stew with Red Wine Gravy (Pressure Cooker)

Down here in the southern climes, we’re heading steadily towards winter and the nights are getting pretty cold. Time to break out the stews! There ... Read more
Eggs benedict with salmon

Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon

This month, the Daring Cooks got a little saucy! Jenni from The Gingered Whisk taught us the basics of how to make the five mother-sauces ... Read more
Lamb shanks with red wine and garlic sauce

Lamb Shanks with Red Wine & Garlic Sauce (Pressure Cooker)

Pressure cookers – what a great invention! Particularly for those of us who toil from 9-5 and frankly don’t have the energy to start cooking at ... Read more
Asian Fish & Rice Patties

Asian Fish & Rice Patties

I was looking for something light and healthy for lunch today and came across a torn-out page from an Australian magazine in one of my ... Read more

Broccoli Soup

I thought I was being very un-chic all these years when I made Broccoli Soup with just broccoli and water. Turns out, I’m very much ... Read more


The July Daring Cooks’ Challenge took us to Korea, where Renata of Testado, Provado & Aprovado taught us to make bibimbap. This colorful rice dish can be ... Read more

Lamb, Orange & Prune Tagine

I don’t use my slow cooker nearly enough, but when I do I always love the results. It’s a no-brainer really… wonderful tasting food that can ... Read more

Easy Veggie Slice

This is Easy Veggie Slice is a handy, versatile dish to make at any time of the year and is a great way to use ... Read more

Crispy Milk-Braised Pork Belly

Who doesn’t love pork belly? Okay, there might be a few of you out there, but for the rest of us pork belly is a ... Read more
Fettuccine with Black Olives, Garlic & Anchovies

Fettuccine with Black Olives, Garlic & Anchovies

Every now and then I get a yen to make some fresh pasta – I eat it so rarely these days given my gluten sensitivity, ... Read more
Spicy Lamb Flatbreads

Spicy Lamb Flatbreads

This recipe for Spicy Lamb Flatbreads was fun, and a little bit different from my usual fare. This recipe is from Donna Hay’s latest magazine ... Read more
Miso soup

Miso Soup

Miso soup is simple and wholesome and one of the best meals to turn to when you’ve overimbibed and you need to bring your body ... Read more