Fantastic Fried Rice


The secret to a really impressive fried rice is putting plenty of veggies in it.  In fact, so much so, that the rice is really just an added extra to bulk up and stretch out the veggies.  We really love making our Paleo version…

Pensini Family Fritole’


What is Fritole`? Fritole` as my italian ancestory new it were a savoury pancake made from whole buckwheat flour and cheese. I remember my Nan cooking them.  My Nan taught my Mum to make them and my Mum taught me!  Unfortunately I do not…

Balsamic & Red Onion Ricotta Tart


This is a delicious savoury tart that is lovely eaten cold or warm. It makes a great lunchbox item or is the perfect addition to a picnic hamper. You can use any short crust pastry for the base. If using store bought pastry we…

Pensini Bean & Potato Salad


It wouldn’t be Xmas or the special family feast without a Bean & Potato Salad on the banquet. My grandmother migrated to Australia with her mother and sister when she was just 10 years old to reunite with their father who had moved to…

Bonza Baked Beans


Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat Pancakes

Who remembers coming home from school to a plate piled high with pikelets alongside a bowl of cream and jam?  We do!  We love to give our children the joy in foods that are memorable from our childhood, however we also value re-creating old-time favourites with more nutrient…

Zucchini Fritters


These Zucchini Fritters make a great lunch box item or after school snack.  They go well served with smashed avocado.   Simply mash avocado and add lime juice, salt and pepper for the perfect combo. Avocados are mostly mono-unsaturated fat and the fat-soluble vitamins ensure nutrients…