Satay Roast Chicken with Blazing Chilli Dip and Honeyed Salad

I was glad to finally cross this particular recipe off my list and even gladder to have this fierce dip under my belt (luckily not literally) as it blows your head off but I’ll definitely be making this again. I have decided to add the link as I followed the recipe exactly, the only tips…

Prawn Noodle Salad with Sesame-Ginger Dressing

This is a special post as it marks the 1000th subscriber to The Travelling Pantry – so thanks to everyone that has made it happen! It also represents the end of one journey and beginning of a new one (leaving Melbourne and moving back to the UK). I began the blog in order to document…

Simple and Delicious Marinated Fish Kebabs!

I made first made these this Christmas and have since made them twice already. The idea was to have a BBQ on Christmas day, so we made these, BBQ chicken skewers, satay chicken skewers, marinated prawns, calamari, Thai chicken balls and salads galore (all cooked on BBQ throughout the day to keep us going and…

Sweet Tomato and Basil Fritters with Tzatziki

A photo inspired this dish, actually an old man holding a plate of these with a beautiful backdrop, in Santorini. These would of course traditionally be made with the finest sun filled tomatoes so unless you live in the med, try and find the best quality you can as it will make such a difference!…

Broad Bean, Pea, Pancetta and Herby Spring Salad

Just as I’d found the perfect finger less gloves, spring arrives and it’s already too warm to wear them. On the positive side, spring brings with it some exciting, colourful foods that I felt like I’d forgotten, in the midst of all the kale and sprouts. Smack bang in the middle of a pretty intense…

Quick Poached Chicken Salad with Basil Mayonnaise

This is another quick recipe, perfect for week nights. I don’t know why but if you’re scared of making mayonnaise….don’t be – as for some reason I’ve always had success with this recipe which doesn’t happen that often. The mayonnaise and shredded chicken also works well as a tasty filling for a nice crusty baguette…

Smoked Trout and Coconut Salad

‘Hot sun beating down, making you sweat’ Yes Phil, this is how it was in Melbourne’s summer, all you want to eat are fresh salads and cold food. I remember making Bolognese with an ice lolly in my mouth and the very prudent nights, sleeping as far apart as possible so as to escape from…