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Raw Kiwi Fruit Nachos
Raw Kiwi Fruit Nachos

Kiwi fruit is a very underrated fruit. I don't say that lightly because I have often passed it on for flashier fruits like watermelon and mango or routine staples like bananas and apples. It was only when I had to create a recipe  and research the health benefits of...

Paneer Chilli And Charred Corn Fritters
Paneer Chilli And Charred Corn Fritters

A Delicious After-School Protein-Filled Snack It's back to school and one of the highlights of my day is to fix a super quick, super delicious and nourishing after school snack in my 3pm coffee break. The older boy catches a train and bus back from high school while...

Guacamole With Smoky Black Beans
Guacamole With Smoky Black Beans

If you are new to the blog and unaware of my avocado saga, have a read. It is truly funny. And yes, like most people who first start out by eating an avocado with a spoon; I graduated to making guacamole next. And like all those people who first made guacamole, my...

Brussels Sprouts And Zucchini Fritters
Brussels Sprouts And Zucchini Fritters

In our home, a savoury fritter packed with vegetables, herbs and egg is one of the quickest back up meals I cook when I am devoid of time or energy. It all started with a simple corn fritter decades ago. From there it evolved to a corn and zucchini fritter and then...

Watermelon Grilled Cheese Pizza
Watermelon Grilled Cheese Pizza

Watermelon is the essence of summer. Bright, juicy, sweet and cooling - it is the whole enchilada. The quickest way to eat it would be to slice it into giant wedges and go to town on the red flesh as juice streams down your elbows. But we are humans and we love to...

How To Make An Avocado Rose And Pistachio Dukkah Bowl
How To Make An Avocado Rose And Pistachio Dukkah Bowl

When I first moved to Australia in 2005, I had never seen an avocado in person. When I did bring home one shiny green avocado, it turned out to be hard and tasteless (little did I know that there was an exact science to choosing and eating a perfectly ripe avocado)....

Crunchy Oven Baked Potato Chips
Crunchy Oven Baked Potato Chips

I am doing something today that I haven't done in over 11 years of food blogging. I am blogging spur of the moment because I posted a picture of  good old hand cut potato chips on Instagram and all of you went nuts. Never did I expect to receive so many emails and...

Roasted Cauliflower And Ricotta Grandma Pie
Roasted Cauliflower And Ricotta Grandma Pie

What the heck is a Grandma Pie? I know you are thinking it, because that was my very first thought when I came across a Cauliflower Grandma Pie recipe on Bon Appetit that I HAD to make. So I decided to research. I went to Google. Google told me that a Grandma Pie was...

Quinoa Buttermilk Fried Chicken With Cabbage Slaw
Quinoa Buttermilk Fried Chicken With Cabbage Slaw

A delicious hipster twist on the world-famous American Buttermilk Fried Chicken by adding quinoa to the batter for added crunch and a dash of hot sauce for a chilli hit makes this an instant crowd pleaser. Serve heaped on tangy coleslaw in raw cabbage leaves bowl at...

Spicy Cauliflower Falafel With Beetroot Dip
Spicy Cauliflower Falafel With Beetroot Dip

These incredible vegan cauliflower falafels made with wholesome spelt flour and almond meal are a party-stopper. Always make extra as these disappear very fast and everyone asks for the recipe. Served with a made-in-minute beetroot dip and salad greens, these falafels...

Turmeric Roasted Cashews With Chia
Turmeric Roasted Cashews With Chia

  When the wind picks up and batters the trees that seem to swallow our little home, the leaves cascade on our roof by the cart load. With more wind, most of them blow away but the ones that block the gutters are the ones that let the water into the roof when the...

Fiery Prawns On Wonton Crisps
Fiery Prawns On Wonton Crisps

   We had a dark and wet dungeon in the middle of our vegetable and fruit market in the little lake suburb I lived in back in India.  At least, that is what I thought it was when I was a little girl nimbly climbing down the massive wet stone steps into...