I'm Jodi,

An ultimate foodie with a passion for cooking and creating simple, fast and budget friendly food for those watching their dollars. 

Here you will find Recipes, tips and tricks and the occasional yarn about all things food. 

There are no smoke screens and mirrors here. Just Good, Honest, Wholesome food. 

Come sit at my table and enjoy.                               

Much Love,


Mum's Sticky Chicken Nibbles

Okay, so this is a recipe that I hold dear to my heart. Not only because they are chicken nibbles which I am very partial to but, because my beautiful mother has been making this recipe for

Chocolate Coconut Slice

Who loves coconut? who loves chocolate? who loves chocolate and coconut together?? I DO! This recipe is a childhood favourite. Adding nuts to the base or icing gives it a yummy nutty crunch. It is a

Lemon and herb butterfly roast chicken

I love a good Sunday roast chicken. Growing up most Sundays consisted of mums roast chicken, potatoes and broccoli cheese. As a child I remember mum would put her chicken on at 4pm and slowly roast

Chickpea Falafel

Chickpea Falafel are so easy, versatile and packed to the brim with Middle Eastern flavours. I make these little morsels if I'm stuck for a dish to take to a dinner. The ingredients are such pantry

Prawn Rice paper Rolls

Rice paper rolls are one of my favourites. I make these probably once or twice a week but usually change it up and swap out the prawns for chicken, come summer time I pack them with Avocado because 1

Chocolate, Raspberry and Almond Brownie cakes

These gooey chocolate delights are so easy to whip up for a morning tea or lunch time treat. Have one with a coffee and you will be content.   Ingredients 1/4 C rice bran oil2 large eggs1/4 C

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Waiter: "yes, ma'am, what would you like to order?" - Jodi: "Green Chicken Curry please"  Waiter: "Mild, Medium or Hot?" Jodi: "HOT please".  I would have to say that this is one of my 'go to' dish

This Pesto is the Besto !

For a long time I believed that Basil Pesto was over priced and pretty much over rated. How could they charge $8.00 for a 200g tub of Pesto?? I never understood it.. until I looked into the ingredien

Asian Chicken and Vegetable Stir fried noodles

November 22, 2019
Everyone who knows me knows that I love a good Market. My favourite Market lately has been the Sunday Avondale Markets in Auckland. Only $2 parking at an old run down racecourse filled with gazebos of fresh produce bins, knock off clothing, accessories and fresh or dried seafood stalls - (the d...
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