Recipes for Success

Here are some delicious recipes to tempt your taste buds. For more culinary inspiration check out the latest issue of Country Home Ideas, we have new recipes in every issue.
Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork using Morphy Richards slow cooker

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork
Recipe from Morphy Richards

Serves 6-8

1 tsp vegetable oil
1-2 kg pork shoulder
1 cup BBQ sauce
½ cup apple cider vinegar

Anathoth Farm Strawberry Cheesecake Jars

We still love cute and yummy desserts served out of jars and this recipe using Anathoth Farm jam couldn't be easier.


  • 1 jar of Anathoth Farm Strawberry Jam (or flavour of your choice)...
Corn Fritters from Matt Dillow of The Deck Cafe

Serves 4 people

• 575g cooked corn
• 1 brown onion
• 3 egg whites
• 65ml milk
• 125g plain flour
• half tsp paprika
• 1tsp baking powder
• salt and pepper

Wholemeal Zucchini, Spinach and Pumpkin Seed Muffin

It’s certainly back-to-school time again and that perennial problem of what to do for school lunches is back at the top of the list. What about this wholesome, fun and easy-to-transport healthy option from the...

Raw Chocolate, Nut & Coconut Balls

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Makes: about 20 balls

500g pitted dried prunes or dates, chopped finely
250g raw cashews, hazelnuts, almonds, finely chopped or whizzed in a blender

Sugar Cookie Hearts

Bake these light and crumbly cookies as a sweet gift for a loved one. Use heart-shaped cookie cutters for an extra-special touch or you could even use a sharp knife to create letters and spell out their name.


Strawberries in Vino Cotto

How often have you bought strawberries that looked wonderful – large and brightly coloured – yet upon biting into them you find that they aren’t ripe? More often than not, I’d suggest. Although I’ve written for more...

No Bake Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate, Banana and Macadamia Brownie by Dominique Rizzo

Makes approximately 15-20 squares as you only will need a small square … they are quite rich


130g fresh dates, pitted
2 lady finger bananas or 1 ripe
Cavendish banana

Watermelon & Vodka Cocktail from Electrolux

10 minutes/Easy/Serves six drinks/Made using an Electrolux TurboPro, $139rrp

1 slice of watermelon
1 pink grapefruit
1 lime
2 cups crushed ice
1 cup vodka
4 tablespoons sugar...

Gluhwein Ice Cream

Bimbadgen in the Hunter Valley is well regarded for its wine but the winery is also known for its ‘must-try’ restaurant, Esca. Head chef Mark Bennett cooks up a storm on site, including a degustation menu matched...