Summer

Avocado And Lime Margarita
Avocado And Lime Margarita

Have you ever tried avocado in a cocktail? It is sensational. Don't knock it till you try it. The perfect recipe is this Avocado Lime Margarita. Creamy, luscious cocktail with a savoury freshness and punchy mouthfeel, this Avocado Margarita not only has healthy fats...

Peach Grape And Thyme Galette
Peach Grape And Thyme Galette

I love the wildness that a galette brings to the dessert table. A tiny bit messy and a whole lot rustic, it is the free spirited child of a pie. One of the main advantages of a galette (which is essentially a freeform pie) over an actual old-fashioned pie is that you...

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...

Iced Cardamom Coffee
Iced Cardamom Coffee

Happy New Year folks! What a scorcher it has been over the past few days here in Sydney. With temperatures soaring during peak summer, a much needed afternoon cup of coffee may only wake you up but not necessarily cool you down. And that is why my dear friends, the...

Avocado And Lime Ice Cream, Prop Problems And Feeling Lost
Avocado And Lime Ice Cream, Prop Problems And Feeling Lost

  Before I share my recipe for this gorgeous Avocado Ice Cream, let me tell you that a lot has happened since the last two times I did a little catch-up on the blog. Today, I thought I'll fill you in on what has been happening in my kitchen and in my life. Too...

Pineapple And Lychee Fizz
Pineapple And Lychee Fizz

Nothing screams summer more than a perfectly golden pineapple with a spiky green crown instantly transporting you to a gently swaying hammock under lush palm fronds. And then you bring some lime, some lychees, some rum and a whole lot of ice and you can sway yourself...

Super Green Turmeric Bloody Mary And Date Nights
Super Green Turmeric Bloody Mary And Date Nights

Nick and I met 21 years ago when we were starry eyed and 18. Within a month, we had forged a bond that went deeper than societal norms and expectations. It started with an easy going friendship that blossomed into love. We dated for the longest time – 6 years. Then...

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...

Sweet Strawberry And Rosewater Labneh Bowl
Sweet Strawberry And Rosewater Labneh Bowl

Today I wanted to touch on a childhood memory, a fragment of my mind that seems to have faded because I shared it a long time ago on this blog and haven’t thought about it in years. When I was little, I used to take a bus to the station in my little hometown of Thane....

Vietnamese Iced Coffee Jelly
Vietnamese Iced Coffee Jelly

I run on coffee. It flows through my veins. Although I limit myself to only three small cups a day, I get caught up in the whole ritual of this intensely aromatic tradition. I wake up thinking about my first cup. As Nick expertly pours me my first of the day (he has...

Grilled Buttered Corn And Barbecue Spice Rubs
Grilled Buttered Corn And Barbecue Spice Rubs

The augment of autumn often translates to camping season here in Australia. There is something about a slight chill in the air and the leaves falling that makes us want to jump into a car crammed with our life possessions, tow bar burgeoning under the weight of...

Grapefruit Lime And Anise Granita
Grapefruit Lime And Anise Granita

You need a tin of this in the dark recesses of your freezer. Trust me. It is the most divine icy treat you will ever taste. The flavour of grapefruit (bitter, tart, mouthy) is a match made in heaven for the flavour of star anise (sweet, soft, delicate). Together they...