Summer

A Good Indian Raita
A Good Indian Raita

Try my 10-minute, no-cook raita recipe to get your daily serving of vegetables! A Good Indian Raita recipe is surprisingly easy to make and is no longer a sideshow at an Indian feast but rather a delicious, cooling everyday salad option that is high in protein and...

The Valentine Smoothie And Healthy Smoothie 101
The Valentine Smoothie And Healthy Smoothie 101

I have an addiction. I feed it at eight o'clock every morning. Long before I feed it, I am thinking about it. Wondering how it will make me feel. Today, I fed it as usual. My addiction. It made me feel voracious and larger than life. It felt indulgent and smooth and...

No-Churn Condensed Milk And Jam Ice Cream
No-Churn Condensed Milk And Jam Ice Cream

A Basic No Churn Condensed Milk Ice Cream With Jam No-Churn! I love that word. Not because I am lazy. I can churn like a machine, even by hand. But because it means the recipe is more accessible, might get done quickly and I might get away without bringing my ice...

Classic Greek Salad
Classic Greek Salad

Everyone must have a classic salad recipe that they can whip up in mere minutes. A fresh salad with loads of crunch and a palate-cleansing tart flavour. Like a Greek Salad! Try my easy 10-minute recipe packed with freshly chopped vegetables, creamy feta cheese, sharp...

Mango And Sour Cream Blender Pops
Mango And Sour Cream Blender Pops

Sour cream and a secret ingredient make these mango popsicles unforgettably delicious! Plus they are so easily and quickly made in the blender that even the kids love making them.Mango and cream make their grand appearance every single summer in our home. It is a...

Avocado Smoothie With Watercress And Lime
Avocado Smoothie With Watercress And Lime

I usually buy a big punnet of watercress from the veggie stall at the markets on Thursday, especially when I have a big weekend of entertaining planned. It is a great salad filler. But if it doesn't get tossed through a salad, it will sit on my fridge shelf...

Vegan Quinoa Mushroom San Choy Bow
Vegan Quinoa Mushroom San Choy Bow

I work from mornings until about 3pm. Then I stop and whip up something quick and fresh for the boys knowing that they are on their way back from school, hungry and tired. It is a part of my day that I enjoy the most. That half an hour slot to create something...

Plum Pecan Crumble Cake
Plum Pecan Crumble Cake

This cake is more than a tongue twister - it is a celebration of the end of summer and the promise of autumn. Plum Pecan Crumble Cake, is a rustic afternoon tea cake that would make your grandma proud. Delicious lemon-scented, almond-rich golden cake topped with...

Chickpea Chaat Salad
Chickpea Chaat Salad

A beautiful tangy salad inspired by Chaat - the famous street food of India, this Chickpea Chaat Salad has all of the delicious sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavours along with the freshness and crunch of salad veggies. A colourful, healthy and fun salad you can make...

Mango Pico De Gallo (Salsa)
Mango Pico De Gallo (Salsa)

Writing the first blog post of the year on your food blog is kind of like writing the first page of a novel. Either the inspiration hasn't struck yet or if it has, the words just don't flow. I wrote today's blog post several times over the last couple of weeks,...

Watermelon Feta Salad With Pickled Shallots
Watermelon Feta Salad With Pickled Shallots

When you have very little time but need to put out a showstopping salad that is sure to impress everyone, make this - Watermelon Feta Salad With Pickled Shallots! Bursting with unbelievable fresh flavours, this easy to make and utterly delicious salad is perfect for...

Thai Prawn And Mango Salad
Thai Prawn And Mango Salad

Mangoes at their peak are pretty sublime and make a fantastic addition to fast, no-cook salads especially with Asian flavours. This gluten-free Thai-style Prawn And Mango Salad comes together in 15 minutes and is fantastic for entertaining or a lazy summer afternoon...