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Crispy Vegan Potato Torte
Crispy Vegan Potato Torte

A new meal-prep favourite, Crispy Vegan Potato Torte - layers of thin buttery potatoes baked to crispy perfection. super versatile vegan and gluten-free meal that can be topped with eggs for a satisfying breakfast or some poached salmon and greens for a light lunch....

Turmeric Mushroom Pickle
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...

Antipasto Lunchbox Couscous Salad
Antipasto Lunchbox Couscous Salad

  A beautiful Spring-Summer salad inspired by Antipasto - pickled and preserved roast veggies, olives and creamy feta cheese. This Antipasto Couscous Salad is great warm or cold from the fridge and has been the star of many a Spring picnic potluck in the sun....

Roast Garlic Chicken With Chestnuts And Sticky Marsala Sauce
Roast Garlic Chicken With Chestnuts And Sticky Marsala Sauce

  We are now into week 6 of our renovations and I will be the first to admit - it hasn't been easy. For one, it has been bloody cold in our garage where we eat our meals (our garage is partially open with fancy gaps in brickwork). Cooking and washing up at the...

Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties
Garlic And Thyme Quinoa Patties

Cooking quinoa is one of the easiest, most rewarding exercise you can indulge in your kitchen. It practically cooks itself and freezes well. Not to mention, it is healthy hip and really tasty. When I cooked a big pot of quinoa earlier this week from Heidi's Super...

Pantry Soup
Pantry Soup

    If you have running water, some pasta, beans and tinned tomatoes in the pantry, fresh veggies and herbs in the fridge and a hot cooking element then you have the means to provide a nourishing meal for yourself. Sometimes, it doesn't get any simpler than...

Mushroom And Roasted Garlic Risotto
Mushroom And Roasted Garlic Risotto

  A risotto is gratifying and terrifying in the same instance. I never made one until I was thirty. Not sure whether I liked it too. But back in 2008, I had overheard two schoolgirls on the train go on and on about how they had made a risotto in their home...

Sour Cream Tart
Sour Cream Tart

We had an abundant season of cherry tomatoes in our little backyard vegetable patch. We had sun kissed reds, crunchy yellows and beautiful drop shaped tangerine beauties hanging from the tomato vines. Most of them got popped straight in to our mouths, delighting us...

Brown Mushroom Tortano
Brown Mushroom Tortano

Mushrooms are delicious. They are robust, meaty and have a flavour unlike any ingredient you will ever encounter. From simple white button mushrooms to the delightfully cheery chanterelles and the prized porcini, they make you swoon. I have yet to meet a person who...

Olive Parmesan And Herb Loaf
Olive Parmesan And Herb Loaf

I promise myself before I start writing a new post that I will not talk about the weather. I really promise myself. But then I start writing and weather is the first thing that pops up in my mind. I read somewhere on a delicious looking blog that weather is all people...

Rivs Makes A Homemade Cheeseburger For Food Revolution Day 2014
Rivs Makes A Homemade Cheeseburger For Food Revolution Day 2014

  Kids are stronger and more capable than we give them credit for.  With guidance and repetition, their little minds and eager hands can build Rome - even though it might not be in a day. As parents, one of our fundamental task is to nurture and nourish our...