Tofu Sesame Toasts

Tofu Sesame Toasts

If you are vegan/vegetarian or if you have a seafood allergy, this recipe for Tofu Sesame Toasts will be of interest to you. This is a must-try recipe, inspired by the classic Chinese appetiser, prawn toast. They are quick and easy to make and their delicate balance of flavours may convert even those who strongly dislike tofu. My friend Natalie runs … Read More

Brandied Oranges

Brandied Oranges

These Brandied Oranges are delightful! Even as Winter is coming to an end here in Australia, there is still time to enjoy navel oranges at their peak quality. This popular orange variety is sweet, juicy and seedless and ideal for making brandied oranges. This is an elegant dessert, simple and not difficult to make. It’s very refreshing and ideal to … Read More

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes are a simple dish to brighten up the tomato flavour. I rarely use fresh tomatoes in winter, when they are not in season. They’re always disappointing; they’re not the rich, deep red of vine-ripened summer tomatoes. They lack colour and they lack flavour. But if I do feel in need of a fresh tomato, I roast them. … Read More

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli – a gluten-free spin on a classic dish. I have converted this popular Middle Eastern salad to a gluten free version by using quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). Quinoa is an ancient crop, originally from the Andes, and is the seed of a plant which is related to chard and spinach. It has the versatility of rice and can be … Read More

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake – delicious, moist and full of chocolatey goodness! It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention”. I imagine that not many good things came from The Great Depression, the economic tragedy which occurred during the 1930s, but this Vegan Chocolate Cake would be one of them. Butter, milk and eggs were luxuries. They were expensive … Read More

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Sweet Chilli Sauce – a delicious sauce that is so easy to make! If you enjoy adding a boost of flavour to your food look no further – this is the recipe for you. This Sweet Chilli Sauce is an enormously popular condiment and there are endless possibilities for its use. It is an essential condiment to many Asian recipes … Read More

Overnight Oats with Apple and Sultanas

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats – a nourishing breakfast for all too enjoy. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I am one of those people who take a long time to wake up in the morning! (Hence one of my favourite quotes – “I don’t really rise and shine. Most days I just caffeinate and hope for the best.” 🙂 ) That … Read More

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup – a golden bowl of goodness that is sure to delight! Baby, it’s cold outside. Winter in Australia has well and truly arrived. Warm up with a bowl of my comforting Spiced Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup! This soup truly is delicious and nutritious. It is one of the first recipes I ever learnt to … Read More

Roasted Capsicum Pesto

Roasted Capsicum Pesto

Inspired from a trip to Spain, this Roasted Capsicum Pesto is delicious and simple to make! This red capsicum pesto was inspired by a visit to Spain last year. Since then, I have been craving the flavours of Spain. Spanish food is colourful, vibrant and full of flavour. Dishes vary across the different regions but the use of olive oil … Read More

Potato Soup

Potato Soup

Potato Soup – creamy, delicious – and vegan!! Simple to make, and a meal for all to enjoy. It’s Winter here in Australia, and what better way to warm up than with a hearty bowl of soup. There’s not a can or a packet insight here, however! Introducing my Potato Soup. This soup can be on your table in under … Read More