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Spaghetti Al Pesto
Spaghetti Al Pesto

For the past two weeks, I have had my nose buried in Audrey Gordon's Tuscan Summer, a cookbook of hilarious proportions. The book is so funny that my boys have to stop what they are doing and give me a worried look as I first splutter coffee over my sweatshirt and...

Apple Pinenut Ricotta Cake
Apple Pinenut Ricotta Cake

A delicious, sturdy, afternoon tea cake with Italian roots - this divine mix-and-bake Apple Pine nut Ricotta Cake is baked from freshly made, warm ricotta. With a gorgeous crumb and toasty pine nut topping kissed with icing sugar, this ricotta cake is absolutely...

Homemade Baba Ghanoush And Lebanese Flatbread
Homemade Baba Ghanoush And Lebanese Flatbread

A smoky silky-smooth homemade Baba Ghanoush, made from fire-roasted eggplant, tahini, garlic and lemon is one of my favourite eggplant dishes to eat. But I think I love eating Baba Ghanoush even more ever since I started making my speedy Homemade Lebanese Flatbread....

Sicilian Chilli Garlic Brussels Sprouts
Sicilian Chilli Garlic Brussels Sprouts

A ten minute, quick, pan-roasted brussels sprouts recipe with big payback. This Christmas, look no further than my delicious Sicilian Chilli Garlic Brussels Sprouts. Super easy to scale up and an absolute crowd-pleaser! The Easiest Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe...

Sticky Seared Salmon And Asian Crunch Salad
Sticky Seared Salmon And Asian Crunch Salad

I cannot begin to emphasise on how important it is in my life to have a frozen bag of sustainably farmed salmon fillets in my freezer. One frozen fillet magically transforms to a most nourishing lunch in a matter of minutes when I need it most. I poach it, en...

Vegan Basil Pesto With Miso
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...

Vegan Beetroot Carpaccio With Zesty Broccoli Crumb
Vegan Beetroot Carpaccio With Zesty Broccoli Crumb

A Beetroot Carpaccio is an excellent vegan appetizer or side dish for a plant-based feast. And it requires little to no effort and can be made a day ahead! Perfectly roasted beetroot slices topped with an instant zesty broccoli crumb, a tangy mustard sauce and toasted...

Spicy Cauliflower Falafel With Beetroot Dip
Spicy Cauliflower Falafel With Beetroot Dip

These incredible vegan cauliflower falafels made with wholesome spelt flour and almond meal are a party-stopper. Always make extra as these disappear very fast and everyone asks for the recipe. Served with a made-in-minute beetroot dip and salad greens, these falafels...

Charred Broccoli Mexican Salad
Charred Broccoli Mexican Salad

  It is nice to be able to look at your new year's resolution when half the year has passed you by and realize that you are still sticking with it. At the start of the year, I made a promise to myself - to sit down and eat a nourishing meal either from leftovers...