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Homemade Harissa
Homemade Harissa

More or less every cuisine in the world has contributed to the hot sauce movement. And Harissa is North Africa's delicious offering to the world of spicy, flavour packed food. A traditional red harissa is a hot chilli pepper paste very popular along North Africa's...

Vegan Basil Pesto With Miso
Vegan Basil Pesto With Miso

Let's talk about why I decided to share a vegan basil pesto recipe when I already have a few basil pesto recipes on the blog that are dead simple and house favourites including one for Thai pesto (yum!). Dairy has never been a good friend of mine. I love it. I mean, 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...

Passionfruit Cordial And Weekend Reading List
Passionfruit Cordial And Weekend Reading List

I am amazed that we still have a steady trickle of plump passion fruit at the markets. I am also amazed that we are still wearing skirts and tank tops when autumn has almost gone. Maybe the two are related. Maybe it was the wrong year to buy a very chic, very warm...

Easy 30 Minute Kimchi And Vegan Fish Sauce
Easy 30 Minute Kimchi And Vegan Fish Sauce

If you thought making a batch of kimchi at home was hard and time-consuming, think again! With my 30-minute recipe (and the additional fermenting time of course!) for making authentic kimchi that tastes just like the real thing AND is also vegan, you will be making a...

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...

Date Walnut Chia And Rosemary Cookies
Date Walnut Chia And Rosemary Cookies

  We are about to start building a deck in our backyard that flows off the kitchen and will be the hub of many happy memories, watermelon stains and impromptu barbecue dinners come summer. But before we begin, we have to dig up all flora which is potentially in...

Are You Nuts Chocolate Powerballs
Are You Nuts Chocolate Powerballs

  We moved into our newly renovated home last week. From the garage. Just a hop, skimp and jump away. It was monumental. We were indoors. We had a TV (it is pretty darned important people and it can be sorely missed when you don't have it blaring to lull you to...

Antipasto Lunchbox Couscous Salad
Antipasto Lunchbox Couscous Salad

A beautiful Spring-Summer salad inspired by Antipasto - pickled and preserved roast veggies, olives and creamy feta cheese. This Antipasto Couscous Salad is great warm or cold from the fridge and has been the star of many a Spring picnic potluck in the sun. Recreating...

Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties
Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties

Cooking quinoa is one of the easiest, most rewarding exercise you can indulge in your kitchen. It practically cooks itself and freezes well. Not to mention, it is healthy hip and really tasty. When I cooked a big pot of quinoa earlier this week from Heidi's Super...