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Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad
Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad

A few years ago when people discovered that they could do so much more with cauliflower other than bake or roast it, it was like a whole new genre of cooking opened up to discover. Cauliflower was pulsed and crumbed to mimic raw rice and form a pure veggie pizza base...

10-Minute Vegan Raw Broccoli Tabouli
10-Minute Vegan Raw Broccoli Tabouli

Following on the heel of this cauliflower rice recipe, I would love to this share this broccoli recipe that involves processing a whole head of broccoli including the stalk into tiny couscous like consistency. Broccoli is an amazing vegetable and quite versatile when...

Wholemeal Spaghetti Salad With Garlic Almond And Herb Crumbs
Wholemeal Spaghetti Salad With Garlic Almond And Herb Crumbs

Spaghetti cooked al dente and tossed in a buttery pangrattato of garlic, lemon zest, almonds and sage; is what all summer pasta meals should be all about. Dotted with juicy cherry tomatoes, olives, fresh basil and a sprinkling of parmesan; this garlicky-lemony...

Kachumber And Salad Bruschetta
Kachumber And Salad Bruschetta

  Kachumber [kuh-choom-burr] was my favourite salad growing up. I loved rolling the word of my tongue and enjoyed eating it even more. More relish than salad, it was sweet and sour with a fresh tingly taste on your palate. With as many variations as there were...

Rye Bread And Chilli Stir-Fry
Rye Bread And Chilli Stir-Fry

  Bread is one of the most basic food human beings have been consuming over the ages. There are fables galore about this humble food that has graced quiet solitary meals and grandiose feasts for centuries. Yet, today something that has nourished us has earned a...

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...

Charred Eggplant And Chili Salad
Charred Eggplant And Chili Salad

This is my go-to dish for a solitary weekday brunch. I love eggplant, especially if it is smoked or charred. It is earthy with a robust flavour that is very warming especially during winter. This charred eggplant salad is Asian inspired and served warm. It has a...

Thai Prawn Mango Salad With Nam Jim Dressing
Thai Prawn Mango Salad With Nam Jim Dressing

  Lately I have been cooking from Billy Law's first cookbook, Have You Eaten? My signed copy of this gorgeous cookbook is peppered with little post-its sticking out at the top, marking all the recipes I want to try. And there are a lot of post-its, believe me...

Sriracha Broccoli Egg Chop
Sriracha Broccoli Egg Chop

  Are you getting caught up in the end of the year madness yet? I have been wooed and waltzed right into it like a princess at the royal ball. I am doing a bit of housekeeping - notice the new header up top? It is the Cook Republic food truck and it is here to...

Grilled Halloumi On Kale And White Beans
Grilled Halloumi On Kale And White Beans

  This is the last thing I cooked on Friday before I went off on an adventure to the Barossa valley for the very first time (and I will talk about that in length very soon). Last week I found some fresh white beans (cannelini beans) at Thomas Dux. I had never...