Latest Recipes

The Easiest​ Cheesecake You’ll Ever Make: Burnt Spiced Pumpkin Ricotta Cheesecake.

This unique cheesecake is light, creamy, airy, full of pumpkin flavour, lightly sweetened, and perfectly spiced with freshly ground spices.The ricotta cheese gives this cake a unique flavour and makes it light and fluffy. Ricotta cheesecake is much lighter than a traditional cream cheese cheesecake.Forgot everything you thought you knew […]

Sourdough Pie with Sauerkraut and Chorizo Stew.

Homemade sourdough pizza dough packed with smoky hearty chorizo and sauerkraut stew. Sourdough, chorizo and sauerkraut are all products of fermentation, and foods are full of umami. So these pies are the ultimate combo. Sourdough is a mixture of flour and water inhabited by a symbiosis of Lactic acid bacteria […]

Orecchiette Pasta with Ricotta, Lemon and Arugula (rocket).

Amazing Orecchiette pasta, soft in the middle and somewhat chewier on the outside, tossed through creamy ricotta cheese sauce infused with lemon flavour, and peppery arugula leaves. Absolutely killing combo! Orecchiette, literally translates to “little ears” in Italian, is a pasta typical of Puglia, a region of Southern Italy. It’s […]

Poached Chicken, Apple, Cranberry and Celery Salad Wrap.

You will be surprised how great this combination works.Try this flavour-packed wrap filled with tender and juicy chicken, refreshing celery, sweet crispy apple, tart cranberry, and sweet mayo dressing, the perfect combination for the spring. Easy make-ahead recipe for packing into lunch boxes, both for work and school.

Soup of the day: Spring Green Soup in a Peruvian Style

Hope you will enjoy this vibrant, delicious and nutritious green soup in a Peruvian style with a little twist. Yuzu Kosho will put the taste of the dish to the next level. Traditionally this soup is made with fresh green Peruvian chilli, but I really like my new version with […]

Moroccan preserved lemons.

My fermentation station in action again. I’m playing around with beautiful organic lemons that my friend Neville from Yuzu NZ sent me. I’ve made Moroccan preserved lemons using Yen Ben lemons (check photos above) and Meyer lemons. The recipe is super easy. Wash organic lemons, cut off the tops. Quarter the lemons […]

Yuzu Kosho. Spicy Funky Japanese Condiment.

Yuzu Kosho is a hot and citrusy fermented Japanese condiment made with fresh yuzu citrus zest, green chilli peppers, and salt. After years of exploring Asian food, I didn’t think I would get surprised by anything so much, but I did! A few months ago my friend Neville sent me […]

How to Make Hoshigaki Traditional Japanese Delicacy.

Are you familiar with hoshigaki, shockingly delicious, melting in your mouth amber coloured air-dried persimmon with a caramel flavour? These labour-intensive Japanese sweets made from peeled persimmon fruits hanged on strings and air-dried during the winter. The fruits are massaged during the drying process, it gives absolutely amazing mellow gelatinous […]

Cinnamon Apple Dutch Baby

Sticky cinnamon apples and fluffy Dutch baby combine to make this heavenly breakfast. A light fluffy Dutch baby also known as German pancake is simply a cross between pancake and Yorkshire pudding cooked in the oven! Learn how to make this quick and easy delicious breakfast treat and my family’s […]

Green rice with probiotic Heart Beet Kraut seasoning

A nice twist on boring old rice. Try this healthy and delicious recipe inspired the Mexican dish ‘arroz verde’. Serve it as a side dish for family dinner. Or enjoy as a soothing meal after a big party. Living Goodness freeze-dried Heart Beet Kraut is extremely rich in probiotics to […]