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Maple Roasted Dutch Carrots With Garlicky Carrot Top Hummus
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....

Sumac Roasted Eggplant Lentil And Cherry Salad
Sumac Roasted Eggplant Lentil And Cherry Salad

This is a thoroughly satisfying, hearty and savoury salad made with minimal fuss by roasting eggplant slices rubbed with sumac, making a garlic balsamic dressing in a mason jar and tossing it all together in a bowl with some lentils, dried cherries and herbs. Need...

Tray Baked French Toast With Yuzu Curd
Tray Baked French Toast With Yuzu Curd

A delicious quick-to-make breakfast of sweet French Toast baked in a tray and served laden with fresh berries, whipped cream and a tart tangy yuzu (citrus) curd will make your weekend mornings with the family even more special. I love the novelty and fanfare of...

Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes

Anyone who grew up in Bombay (India) will tell you that these quick spice tossed crispy cooked potatoes were India's answer to the British Raj's Fish and Chips, minus the Fish of course. A staple in every home, these potatoes grace restaurant menus, tiny eateries,...

Turmeric Mushroom Salad With Beetroot And Sweet Potato
Turmeric Mushroom Salad With Beetroot And Sweet Potato

  Ayurveda and the importance of food as medicine. One of the most constant piece of advice I was given by my mum during my growing years was the importance of healing my body from the inside by harnessing the natural power of food. She knew exactly what food to...

Roasted Corn And Raw Zucchini Coleslaw
Roasted Corn And Raw Zucchini Coleslaw

My preorder of Yotam Ottolenghi's new cookbook Plenty More arrived just as I was shoving two French tart tins filled with a raspberry cake batter that I was planning to take to a community barbecue an hour later. Of course, I had to stop everything else that I was...

Charred Broccoli Mexican Salad
Charred Broccoli Mexican Salad

  It is nice to be able to look at your new year's resolution when half the year has passed you by and realize that you are still sticking with it. At the start of the year, I made a promise to myself - to sit down and eat a nourishing meal either from leftovers...

Rivs Makes A Homemade Cheeseburger For Food Revolution Day 2014
Rivs Makes A Homemade Cheeseburger For Food Revolution Day 2014

  Kids are stronger and more capable than we give them credit for.  With guidance and repetition, their little minds and eager hands can build Rome - even though it might not be in a day. As parents, one of our fundamental task is to nurture and nourish our...