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Hazelnut Cacao Cake - Cook Republic #glutenfree #vegetarian

Hazelnut Cacao Cake

This is one of those incredibly simple cakes with only six main ingredients that if you make once, you'll want to make every week from then on. A recipe I created for my workshops back in 2015, it was a staunch favourite with everyone who tasted it at morning tea during the workshops. This rustic but moist Hazelnut Cacao Cake was gluten free, low in sugar (unrefined), extremely fuss-free one-bowl in nature and tasted like Nutella batter. No w... Read More >>

Savoury Granola

When I was in primary school which was over 30 years ago, times were simpler. In India where I grew up, packaged food was non existent. Sliced bread had created much excitement amongst the community but besides that there wasn't a lot available in terms of cereal and snacks. So of course, everything was homemade. One of the most popular homemade snack was Savoury Granola. Known as chivda or Bombay Mix, it was a dry roasted mix of rice flakes,... Read More >>
Chocolate Hazelnut And Avocado Brownie - Cook Republic

Chocolate Hazelnut Avocado Brownie And My New Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer

Do you know the story of how I got Bee, my bright pepper yellow Kitchenaid Stand Mixer? Lets just say that I had to run over 70km to get him. And now I have Snow - little brother to Bee. Snow is my brand new Kitchenaid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer and he was sent to me from the lovely folks at Kitchenaid Australia. I love how white he is and how seamlessly he fits amongst all my white enamel, marble and wood treasures in the kitchen. 25% lighter ... Read More >>
Slow Roasted Cauliflower Salad With Sweet Potato Hummus And Nut Dukkah - Cook Republic

Slow Roasted Cauliflower Salad With Sweet Potato Hummus And Nut Dukkah

I created this Cauliflower Salad more than two months ago and have been waiting silently, excitedly to share the recipe with you. I have made this at least 10 times in the past few weeks. It is THAT good! I think it might have dethroned this salad for me. Yes, I am positive, that this is my number one salad of the moment. Slow roasted cauliflower, almost sweet with the caramelisation, hints of charring on some of the florets, on a bed of the most... Read More >>

Maple Roasted Dutch Carrots With Garlicky Carrot Top Hummus

In the first edition of nose to tail veggies, I present you with a flavour packed vegan dish of beautiful maple and spice roasted Dutch carrots on a bed of garlicky carrot top hummus. Easy to make and looks sensational on a platter to feed at your next party. Christmas sides anyone? Lately, I have been obsessed with vegetables. Even more than before. And I am loving the inventiveness that comes from an occasional abundance of spare time in... Read More >>

Lemon Chocolate Cheesecake Pots And How To Make Lemon Peel Powder

  This has been my kitchen for 6 years.       This is my kitchen this morning and has been for the past two weeks as I write the book.     This little bench is like my island in the vast ocean. Everything I have, everything I know and everything I aspire to do all comes down to this little bench. From the chaos that prevails on this stainless steel counter, rises creativity. And occasionally, a sense of... Read More >>