Recipes

I love all food – but when I cook it’s usually simple, classic recipes. I double-test all my recipes in my home kitchen using domestic appliances, so you’ll get great results every time. Discover some of my favourite recipes below; you’ll find more cuisines and categories under the six major headings. And if you have a cooking question, please email me.

Asparagus Goats Cheese Risotto
Vegetarian Antipasto Platter - Food-Wine-Travel with Roberta Muir

Vegetarian

I love the diversity of plant-based dishes. They're colourful, tasty, quick and easy and also make great sides.

Aussie 'Solomon Gundy'

Seafood

I love the quality and diversity of Australian seafood and I’ve learnt a bit about preparing it over the years.

Chicken Kiev

Poultry

I love chicken, duck and quail. They’re versatile, a great foil for other flavours, and simple to prepare.

Veal Schnitzel with Potato Salad

Meat

Beef, veal, lamb, goat, pork, fresh and cured, there’s a lot to discover in the world of meat cookery.

Walnut and Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Sweets

When I make sweets they're quick and easy: simple desserts and treats to have with coffee or as gifts.

Dessert Cocktails - Espresso Martini, Pina Colada, Tequila Sunrise, Berry Daquiri, Brandy Alexander

Drinks

Drinks – cocktails, coffees and more – can take us travelling vicariously in the same way food can.

Cheese Fondue in caquelon

Swiss

Being married to a Swiss, Switzerland has a special place in my heart and recipe collection. Here are some of my favourite Swiss recipes.

Lamb Cutlets with Romesco Sauce and grilled calcots

Spanish

Colourful, fresh, produce-driven Spanish food is sprinkled with Arabic influence from centuries of Moorish occupation. Try my favourite Spanish recipes.

Chouriço à Bombeiro (Flaming Chorizo)

Portuguese

At the vanguard of maritime exploration, Portugal’s cuisine is sprinkled with spices from Africa and Asia. Try my favourite Portuguese recipes.

German Potato & Chervil Soup (Kerbelsuppe)

Germanic

The influence of Germanic cooking stretches into the cuisines of Austria, Switzerland and Alsace. Here are some of my favourite German recipes.

Salami-stuffed Chicken Drumsticks – Food-Wine-Travel with Roberta Muir

Picnic

Whether it's on the beach, in a park, in the wilderness or on the floor beside an open fire. Here are some of my favourite portable dishes, perfect picnic recipes.

Breakfast Parfait - Food Wine Travel with Roberta

Brunch

Breakfast, brekkie or brunch, they say our first meal of the day is the most important. It can also be a fun way to entertain. Try these delicious brunch recipes.

Walnut and Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Afternoon Tea

These treats are perfect afternoon tea recipes, whether you're planning a grand high tea for a special occasion or a cuppa with friends or family.

Vegetarian Antipasto Platter - Food-Wine-Travel with Roberta Muir

Small Plates

Whether it’s eastern Mediterranean mezze, Italian antipasto or Spanish tapas, the idea is the same: small dishes of tasty food to enjoy with a drink.

Lemon & Ginger Pilau

Rice

Rice is such comfort food, as pilaf, risotto and biryani, adding substance to soups or in delicious desserts. Rice recipes are diverse, colourful and easy.

Red Rice & Herb Cake

Herbs

Herbs add freshness and colour to recipes and are often the signature fragrance of a cuisine. Here are some of my favourite recipes using fresh herbs.

Fettuccine with Black Truffle - Food-Wine-Travel with Roberta Muir

Truffles

Truffles are one of the joys of winter, adding a touch of luxury to so many dishes; and a little goes a long way. Here are some of my favourite truffle recipes.

Crepes Suzette

Alcohol

Call it booze, liquor or liqueur, a splash of alcohol adds zing to many sweet & savoury recipes. Think of these as adults only recipes.

Brown Chicken Stock

Basics

Take your cooking from good to great with these basic stocks, sauces and other preparations that form the cornerstone of delicious dishes.

Sardine Pâté (Paté de Sardinha)

Dips & Spreads

Dips can be a party starter, part of a mezze or antipasto, or an easy super with some salad and great bread. Here are some of my favourite dip recipes.

Easy Sauce Béarnaise

Sauces

Sauces make the simple sublime, dressing seafood, meat and vegetables to create memorable dishes. Here are some of my favourite sauce recipes.

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Side Dishes

They may be a support act, but great side dishes can transform a meal. Breads, salads, rice, potatoes and veggies – here are my favourite side dish recipes.

Steak Sandwich - cut

Sandwiches

Portable, versatile sandwiches appear in many guises around the world: open, closed, delicate and hearty. Here are my favourite sandwich recipes.

Chicken & Vegetable Pot Pie - Recipe - Food-Wine-Travel with Roberta Muir

Pies

Pies, sweet and savoury, are comfort food and so versatile: pot pies, fruit pies, shepherd's pie, tarts and flans. Here are my favourite pie recipes.

Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncini - Barilla Pasta

Pantry

It’s easy to toss together a quick and tasty meal using some good staples and a little inspiration. Here are some of my favourite pantry recipes.

Pasta Frittata

No Waste

A third of all food produced for human consumption around the world is wasted. You can do your part to reduce food waste with these no waste recipes.

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