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Turmeric Mushroom Pickle - Cook Republic #vegan #glutenfree #healthyrecipe #foodphotography

Turmeric Mushroom Pickle

Lately, during my Sunday meal prep sessions; this fresh Turmeric Mushroom pickle has been in heavy rotation. It takes a total of 10 minutes to make and is so incredibly packed with flavour that I can't believe how simple a recipe it is to yield that kind of result. I got the idea for making this gorgeous pickle after I had made this mushroom broth for the hundredth time. I always buy my mushrooms from the weekly farmer's markets and they a... Read More >>
Fresh Green Salsa Verde - Cook Republic #vegan #glutenfree #recipe #foodphotography #healthy

Fresh Green Salsa Verde

A jar of freshly made green salsa verde sitting on your fridge shelf is a powerhouse for your healthy gut. With chives, dill, parsley and capers driving the health component of this simple condiment through the roof, you will be able to strengthen your digestion, improve your blood circulation, flush out toxins and feel amazing. Add to that a whole heap of garlic, lemon and olive oil and you are sorted for the week. This salsa verde is so inc... Read More >>
8 Ingredient Vegan Cardamom And Rose Cookies - Cook Republic

8 Ingredient Vegan Cardamom And Rose Cookies

The Vegan Tahini Cookies were such a huge hit that I got countless emails asking for more vegan and gluten free cookie recipes that were not only delicious but easy to make and full of wholesome ingredients. So I shared another recipe of almond butter cookies that we love. But the one I was most excited about was this recipe for Vegan Cardamom And Rose Cookies! Inspired by this gorgeous almond and rose bread that I used to bake regularly many... Read More >>

Spinach And Feta Gozleme

A quick Spinach and Feta Gozleme is one of the most requested and well received after school snack at our home. Made with my trusty gozleme dough recipe. I grew up in a home where roughly about 30-40 chapatis (or rotis or flatbreads) were rolled and cooked on an open fire everyday. In fact, making chapati dough and rolling them into perfect little thin rounds was one of the first things I learned in my mum's kitchen. I must have been 5 years ... Read More >>

Savoury Granola

When I was in primary school which was over 30 years ago, times were simpler. In India where I grew up, packaged food was non existent. Sliced bread had created much excitement amongst the community but besides that there wasn't a lot available in terms of cereal and snacks. So of course, everything was homemade. One of the most popular homemade snack was Savoury Granola. Known as chivda or Bombay Mix, it was a dry roasted mix of rice flakes,... Read More >>
Vegan Basil Pesto With Miso - Cook Republic

Vegan Basil Pesto With Miso

Let's talk about why I decided to share a vegan basil pesto recipe when I already have a few basil pesto recipes on the blog that are dead simple and house favourites including one for Thai pesto (yum!). Dairy has never been a good friend of mine. I love it. I mean, I love butter and couldn't live without it! I love a splash of milk in my coffee, yoghurt, a bite of hard aged cheese every now and then and the occasional (well, more than occasi... Read More >>