Grains And Rice

Vegan Baked Mushroom Garlic Sage Risotto
Vegan Baked Mushroom Garlic Sage Risotto

When the weather turns gloriously cold and evenings are either spent dreaming of crackling fires or actually sitting by one, possibly sipping a nice red; I make an Oven-Baked Mushroom Risotto. Just like the ever-popular Baked Mushroom Curry on my blog, this Baked...

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice
Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

A simple, easy recipe for truly authentic Thai Pineapple Fried Rice that I learned from a fast-talking street vendor hawking delicious Thai dishes from his stall on the streets of Bangkok. My version of this traditional Thai Fried Rice doesn't involve fancy sauces...

Everyday Veg Fried Rice
Everyday Veg Fried Rice

This is a really good fried rice! The kind you have at the Chinese restaurant and wonder why yours never tastes like that. Well, this one does! And the secret lies in five very simple things as you will find out soon. So, let me show you how to make a really delicious...

Risotto Soup (Butter Bean And Rice Minestrone)
Risotto Soup (Butter Bean And Rice Minestrone)

This Risotto Soup is a one-pot dinner miracle that is as gorgeous to look at as it delicious to eat. And the smell ... oh the irresistible, warming smell of saffron, chilli, bay leaves and tomatoes slow-simmering makes this Butter Bean and Minestrone perfect for...

Turmeric Lemon Yellow Rice
Turmeric Lemon Yellow Rice

A great way to use up leftover rice, this bright yellow Turmeric Lemon Rice with its sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavour profile is not only easy to make but truly delicious! Enjoy on its own with a dollop of yoghurt or load in a bowl full of delicious veggie things...

Tofu Larb (Thai Minced Tofu Salad With Lemongrass And Chilli)
Tofu Larb (Thai Minced Tofu Salad With Lemongrass And Chilli)

A Tofu Larb is a meat-free version of the popular Thai street food. Classified as a warm salad, this fast stir-fry with its sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavours and ample fresh herbs is a delight to eat on its own or as a side. Making A Tofu Version Of The Famous...

Smoky Chicken Chimichurri Lentil Salad
Smoky Chicken Chimichurri Lentil Salad

A perfect This And That meal, this Smoky Chicken Chimichurri Lentil Salad is fast, fresh, light and absolutely delicious! With hardly any cooking involved, this mix-and-make recipe can easily be adapted to a Vegetarian or Pescatarian diet. A Good Chimichurri Sauce...

Slow Cooked Apple Tart Overnight Oats
Slow Cooked Apple Tart Overnight Oats

I first discovered steel cut oats approximately 5 years ago. Following the instructions on the back of the pack, I cooked them for 30 minutes and it was love at first chewy bite. In fact, I loved them so much and was so obsessed with cooking them every morning that I...

Coffee Gingerbread Granola
Coffee Gingerbread Granola

One of the things I love about living in Australia is the fact that we celebrate Christmas in July like our friends in New Zealand and South Africa. July is the middle of winter and the coldest month of the year because we all know that seasons are opposite in the...

Kale And Freekeh Soup With Fresh Turmeric
Kale And Freekeh Soup With Fresh Turmeric

I had a bad work injury a year ago where I sprained my rib and dislocated my vertebra. Coupled with the chronic pain in my leg due to an old fall, I had to virtually give up all forms of strenuous exercise including doing intensive styling sessions and photoshoots....

Savoury Granola
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...