Vegetarian

Quinoa Lentil And Smokey Eggplant Salad
Quinoa Lentil And Smokey Eggplant Salad

  This month I am developing bowls of fun, nutritious and modern day salads for ELLE magazine's  mid year issue. I find the anatomy of a salad utterly fascinating. Just like any other dish, a great salad has a balance of flavours and textures. A slight upset...

15 Minute Home Churned Salted Maple Butter
15 Minute Home Churned Salted Maple Butter

  Sometimes on those very rare occasions that I am browsing something other than food on the interwebs, it is uplifting to come across an article that improves your daily life. Forbes recently posted an article about the 5 Things Super Successful People Do Before...

Red Quinoa, Shaved Brussels Sprouts And Blueberry Salad
Red Quinoa, Shaved Brussels Sprouts And Blueberry Salad

  The past two weeks have been an exercise in trying to get assimilated to a new routine. One that involves a lot of physical activity and clean eating. I suppose when you have been literally surrounded by food for a long period of time and have been cooking in...

Quinoa And M&M Cookie Dough + Quinoa Cookies
Quinoa And M&M Cookie Dough + Quinoa Cookies

  A great, crumbly cookie dough has many lives. First there is the obvious cookie. Then it dreams of being a golden crumble. Sometimes it fantasizes about being a chic truffle coated in glorious chocolate. On hot days it gets swirled through snowy white vanilla...

Anzac Cookies
Anzac Cookies

  There are a million and one variations of Anzac Biscuits out there. Maybe I am exaggerating a bit here. With only seven ingredients, how many variations can there possibly be? Before I embarass myself by stating a number that would suggest my inability to do...

Cereal Nut Roll And Not So Sweet Chocolate Cake
Cereal Nut Roll And Not So Sweet Chocolate Cake

  It was April Fool's Day on Sunday. What we did for that in a minute. But first, how does the idea of your favourite cereal baked into a nice round loaf sound? How about a thick round slice of that loaf toasted and slathered with the best churned butter money...

Pearl Barley And Feta Oven Pie
Pearl Barley And Feta Oven Pie

  This is a beautiful supper or brunch dish. It presents itself like a work of art, as if the garden fairy came by and dotted your serving with greens and whites when you were day dreaming. A frittata in theory, this dish becomes an almost pie - hearty in nature...

Vanilla Rice Pudding With Spiced Wine Poached Plums
Vanilla Rice Pudding With Spiced Wine Poached Plums

  When you are curled up on the couch in your worn and much loved brown blanket, the tip of your toes still tingling with cold inside your woollen socks, your breath toasty on your palms as you try to warm them; there is but one thing that would melt your insides...

Rhubarb And Rosewater Crumble
Rhubarb And Rosewater Crumble

  The natural gift of pairing flavours is a quality ingrained in very few. For the rest it develops over time with trial and error like a fine honed extra sense. And for the flavour matching novice, there are books like Niki Segnit's The Flavour...

Cauliflower Curry
Cauliflower Curry

Ever notice how a simple Carrot And Lentil Salad is transformed into a fancier dish by just calling it Moroccan Carrot Ribbons And Black Lentil Crumbs? Maybe it is the dog eat dog world of food blogging that compels us to project and portray in a manner that is...