Vegetarian

Coconut Lime And Liqueur Macaroons
Coconut Lime And Liqueur Macaroons

I’ve only ever had round coconut macaroons in my lifetime. Recently, while browsing  Leila Lindholm’s A Piece Of Cake, I came across a recipe for coconut pyramids. The picture showed golden brown tips of what looked like pyramid shaped cookies...

Chana Masala - North Indian Spicy Chickpeas
Chana Masala - North Indian Spicy Chickpeas

Masquerading under the moniker of Chola Bhatura, the quintissential street food king of Punjabi cuisine is the humble Chana Masala which loosely translates to North Indian Spicy Chickpeas, well not really. It basically means Spicy Chickpeas, I just added the North...

Wholemeal Rosemary And Raisin Cookies
Wholemeal Rosemary And Raisin Cookies

We started a compost bin in our backyard last week and have been watching our veggie, fruit and herb patch grow as the weather warms up here in Sydney. I have been experimenting with whole foods and healthier snacking options over the past few weeks and have been...

Potato Olive And Sun Dried Tomato Bread
Potato Olive And Sun Dried Tomato Bread

  I have been baking breakfast breads for a while now and they are all sweet, invariably. So this time around I decided to bake a brunch bread instead and make it really savory. After scouring several of my books, I settled for this recipe from Australian Women's...

Pumpkin Spinach And Ricotta Cannelloni

I have never made cannelloni before and now that I have, I don't know why I never did. I was browsing through Bill Granger's "Feed Me Now" [yes, again .. and I would take this moment to enthusiastically recommend this book to anyone who is looking for...

Baked Ricotta Cashewnut And Cardamom Cupcakes

  I have been entertaining the idea of experimenting with an unusual blend of ingredients for a light cupcake sans frosting. Yesterday, I took the idea to paper, scribbling an ingredient list and mentally adjusting the amounts. Once I was happy with the way it...

Stuffed Green Bell Peppers

Green bell peppers or capsicums are delightfully sweet and crunchy in season. Even their seeds are very mild flavored and not at all spicy. That makes these little green beauties absolutely perfect for stuffing and cooking whole. The recipe that I share with you today...

Green Chilli Fritters
Green Chilli Fritters

  Summer is long gone and our chilli plants have gone into deep winter hibernation. But not before they gave us a parting gift of abundantly long, green, shiny chillies. When the chillies are so nice and firm, they are the perfect candidates to be fritter-ised as...

Gourmet Carrot Cookies
Gourmet Carrot Cookies

  With Easter around the corner, all things carrot and eggs and bunnies and chickens are popping up plenty. I usually bake a nice carrot cake around this time of the year with all the trimmings, plenty to share with friends and family. This year though, I wanted...

Roasted Pumpkin And Chickpea Soup
Roasted Pumpkin And Chickpea Soup

  After the mad heat of the past few weeks, the weather has cooled down a bit as we head into autumn soon. The chill in the air is beginning to get cooler and the wet weather begs for something heartwarming in a cuppa. Pumpkins are beginning to show up in...

Rose Petal Ice Cream

  [Note : I have decided to submit this entry to my first ever Weekend Herb Blogging hosted this week by Kel at Green Olive Tree. Thank you White On Rice Couple for directing me there and suggesting I enter!! Here goes ... ]   Roses grow in abundance in...

Quick Vegetarian Chowmein

This recipe is one of those cleansing, healthy fares that is perfect for a light meal. A thinner consistency would make a nice, light soup whereas as thicker consistency would serve as a side with any noodle or rice based main course. It whips up in a jiffy and is...