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Vegan Beetroot Quinoa Burger
Vegan Beetroot Quinoa Burger

This Vegan Beetroot Quinoa Burger has been a few months in the making. Using a Donna Hay recipe as my base, I set out to eliminate the egg and the feta which formed a large part of that recipe. The flavours were also very mild and to me, that translates as bland. I...

Broccoli Steaks With Garlic And Chilli
Broccoli Steaks With Garlic And Chilli

I hope you are no stranger to roasted broccoli because it is seriously one of the most magical and delicious secrets of the plant kingdom. Raw broccoli crisped and charred on a pan is a weekly mantra in my kitchen. But it is only recently, after the tremendous success...

Costa Rica Tiramisu Martini
Costa Rica Tiramisu Martini

It was probably the most perfect evening in Italy, it’s stucco walls bathed in a golden glow; when Tiramisu was invented. The greatest gift to the world of dessert. An ode to coffee and everything sweet. My love for Tiramisu knows no bounds. I have dabbled in...

Sparkling Chia Refresher
Sparkling Chia Refresher

  A Sparkling Chia Refresher is a great way to get your daily dose of chia seeds if you have had enough of chia puddings and smoothies. It is definitely lighter, cleaner and more refined on the palate. In fact, this sparkling chia drink is an excellent palette...

Kaffir Lime And Matcha Gimlet
Kaffir Lime And Matcha Gimlet

Ever since we started the tradition of Cocktail & Oyster Night, my culinary world has opened up to a whole new playground. Mixology! I never realized how invested I would become in the art of mixing cocktails. It shouldn't have come as a surprise to me. I have...

Kale Mushroom Cashew Stir Fry
Kale Mushroom Cashew Stir Fry

What started out months ago as a fridge clean out recipe helped by a magazine cut out in my recipe folder, has become a glorious stir-fry dish packed with all the serves of vegetables you will need in a single day in just one delicious bowl. This Kale Mushroom Cashew...

Passionfruit Margarita
Passionfruit Margarita

It's friday again which means it is Cocktail & Canapé night while watching re-runs of our favourite movies. Winter has unexpectedly arrived early, much to my delight. There is a cold snap gathering strength across Australia and although this might warrant a hot...

Blackberry Chia Pudding
Blackberry Chia Pudding

If you made and loved these sensational overnight blackberry oats, then you will absolutely love this lighter but more decadent blackberry chia pudding. It is one of the quickest things you could whip up for either breakfast or dessert and you will become addicted. I...

Papaya Lassi
Papaya Lassi

I've never come across a papaya lassi on a menu anywhere. I wonder why because it is so darned delicious! And takes literally a few minutes to make. A papaya lassi is absolutely one of the best ways to ensure you eat more of this amazing fruit with all its glorious...

Green Garlic Spinach Flatbread
Green Garlic Spinach Flatbread

There is nothing more delicious than a super green, full of flavour flatbread, hot off the pan flatbread. These Green Garlic Spinach Flatbreads are a favourite vegan recipe in our kitchen and are on repeat in my weekly cooking schedule. I like nothing better than to...

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Plus Free Printable Gift Tags
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Plus Free Printable Gift Tags

We don't get Pumpkin Pie Spice in Australia. Or canned pumpkin purée. At least, not very easily. You might find these items at a specialty online grocer but not in everyday supermarkets and stores. I suppose it is a very American thing? Just like the American...

Fresh Mulberry Bramble
Fresh Mulberry Bramble

A mulberry bramble is a fruity gin-based spring cocktail made with gin, lemon juice and mulberry liqueur. But when you have access to fresh mulberries, why not make it with that big juicy gorgeous fruit? When I was a little girl, we had two big mulberry shrubs that...