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Raw Kiwi Fruit Nachos
Raw Kiwi Fruit Nachos

Kiwi fruit is a very underrated fruit. I don't say that lightly because I have often passed it on for flashier fruits like watermelon and mango or routine staples like bananas and apples. It was only when I had to create a recipe  and research the health benefits of...

Vegan Dal Makhani (Creamy Black Lentil Dal)
Vegan Dal Makhani (Creamy Black Lentil Dal)

A Traditional North Indian Dal Made With Special Black Lentils A simple dal is a staple at virtually every meal in an Indian household. The most common everyday dals are  masoor dal (red lentils), mung dal (small yellow lentils/split and dehusked mung bean), toor dal...

Mexican Bean And Mushroom Vegan Chili
Mexican Bean And Mushroom Vegan Chili

In recent years, One-Pot cooking has taken the foodie world by storm. It is an ingenious way to cook, with one appliance doing everything from sautéing and searing to pressure cooking and slow cooking. It is highly covetable especially if you want to cook and eat a...

Mushroom And Lentil Vegan Bolognese
Mushroom And Lentil Vegan Bolognese

A few years ago, I started converting a lot of our regular traditional meat recipes to vegetarian (often vegan) flavour packed versions. It was simply to get the boys to eat more plant-based meals and open up their minds to healthier options. Little did I know that we...

Smoked Salmon Kedgeree
Smoked Salmon Kedgeree

A kedgeree is the love child of an Indian Khichari and the colonial British obsession for all things curry. I grew up eating Khichari (a savoury porridge of rice and lentils often spiked with spices and enjoyed with a vegetable curry on the side) but it was only after...

Vegan Makhani Curry Sauce
Vegan Makhani Curry Sauce

Today might be the day, your butter-chicken loving prayers might be answered! In a lighter, more delicious, completely vegan and absolutely homemade fashion. For all those of you who have been gently nudging me via email to share my Vegan Makhani Sauce recipe, thank...

Parsi Egg
Parsi Egg

I first had these jammy tomato eggs when I was 18. Nick and I had just started dating and every time we hung out at his place, he cooked me something. I didn't know it at the time that the key to my heart was through my stomach but apparently he did. On our third date...

Chilli Garlic Prawn Risotto In Napoli Sauce
Chilli Garlic Prawn Risotto In Napoli Sauce

I am super excited to share a tried and tested, family favourite recipe today – Chilli Garlic Prawn Risotto In Napoli Sauce. After getting really addicted to a seafood risotto that kept popping up at my local café’s special winter menu a few years ago, I decided to...

Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal
Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal

I am back with my promise to inspire you to eat more veggies this year. This time, I am sharing a much loved, family favourite Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal that I could make in my sleep. When there is no dinner and no inspiration, THIS is what I make. It is a basic...

Mushroom Masala And Fenugreek
Mushroom Masala And Fenugreek

When I was six years old we were studying the propagation of plants from seeds in science class at school. I would save up plastic ice cream containers, fill them with dirt and scatter some seeds my mum gave me. I would pack the top loosely with more dirt and water it...

Homemade Pizza Sauce, Margherita Pizza
Homemade Pizza Sauce, Margherita Pizza

I have my favourite pizzas. Pizzas I have shared with Nick mostly on a holiday. New flavours and combinations that instantly rooted deep in my heart. The grand Kathmandu, the comforting Europa, the utterly delicious Byron Bay and the wicked Malibu. I don't know what...