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 […]

Best Shakshuka Recipe

Saucy eggs poached in fragrant tomato and capsicum sauce. The classic Middle Eastern breakfast dish is spicy, hearty and cheap. I like to whip up shakshuka using vegetable and tomato passata leftovers from the fridge. Fresh tomatoes, canned tomatoes or pasta sauce also can be used instead of passata. Serve […]

Blue Cheese and Pear Crostini

Blue cheese and pear crostini is an easy appetizer ready in 20 minutes. The pear slice and a dollop of peppery kawa kawa jelly are the perfect complement for the blue cheese and toasted baguette slice. This simple crostini appetizer is amazingly delicious when paired with Riesling wine.

Easy Kimchi and Mushroom Pork Dumplings

Everything you need to know about making dumplings, that it’s easier than you might think. These Korean-style dumplings filled with a kimchi, shiitake mushrooms and pork are absolutely delicious. They are spicy, sweet and savoury – it’s the perfect balance of flavour. Kimchi is a true expression of the complexity […]

Black Bun Salmon Burger

These fish burgers are really really good! Nothing beats homemade. A truly mouth-watering cuttlefish ink bun with a sweet flavour of the sea, a juicy salmon patty with both fresh and smoked salmon for depth, and dreamy, smooth and creamy Manaaki horopito and lemon sauce. The perfect gourmet dinner!

Choux Puffs with Smoked Salmon and Lemon Sauce

Often used for profiteroles, choux pastry can also be prepared to hold a savoury filling. These salmon and lemon sauce savoury profiteroles are just what your next party (or tea party) needs. They are the perfect little bite to pop in your mouth between sips of Champagne or crisp white […]

How to make the best chicken broth.

Just a cup of beautiful chicken broth. Did you know that bone broth is awesome because it’s one of the best things you can eat to boost your immune system? This is also my skincare secret and super powerful joints supplement. Collagen and gelatin are the most abundant protein in […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Pandowdy.

Lazy-girl summer pudding with strawberry and rhubarb. Strawberry and rhubarb are a match made in heaven. Juicy, sweet strawberries and tangy rhubarb come together in this luscious dessert.

Strawberry Rhubarb Almond Cake.

Celebrate the strawberry and rhubarb season with this amazing summer cake. Strawberry and rhubarb are a match made in heaven. This is one of my favourite summer cake, I like to share it with family and friends. The recipe is fail-proof and pretty healthy. The cake has a super moist […]

Black Doris Plum and Five Spice Roasted Chicken.

This wonderfully moist homemade Chinese-style roast chicken is full of flavour and will look fantastic on your table for Christmas day. Best served with a small bowl of hoisin sauce and fluffy white rice. I’ve garnished rice with a salt pickled sakura blossoms that I brought from Japan, a little […]

Aperol and Blood Orange Panna Cotta.

Impress your family and friends with this easy, but absolutely delicious dessert with Aperol. Ultra creamy vanilla Panna Cotta topped with a layer of bitter-sweet, tangy and deeply citrusy blood orange Aperol jelly. The results, needless to say, will melt in your mouth. Aperol is my secret ingredient here. A […]

Easy lemon posset with strawberry.

Cool and refreshing summer dessert with a luxuriously creamy texture and bright lemon flavour. Best served with fresh strawberry and crushed biscuits.Lemon posset is a dessert made from cream curdled by lemon juice, it has a texture which is a cross between a lush custard and silky lemon curd. A […]

Lemon Lavender Cake with Honey Syrup

A refreshing light cake made with aromatic lemon zest and olive oil with a light touch of lavender and floral honey. Did you know you can use lavender in your cooking? I really like how the flavour of lavender plays with lemon, vanilla and honey. Aromatic and floral, lavender is […]

Summer Panzanella Salad

Seasonal food tastes better! In-season produce is fresher, sweeter and perfectly ripe.I just grabbed a big bag of sweet meaty and flavorful tomatoes in a farmers market. Now dreaming about Panzanella! Panzanella is a traditional Tuscan bread and tomato salad. This is a great example of Italians not wasting anything, […]

Super Rich and Moist Three-Ginger and Pear Cake.

This easy pear and three-ginger cake is quick to make, light and really moist. Three kinds of ginger make the taste is very deep and rich. The freshly pressed ginger juice gives freshness, the ginger powder adds some warming spicy taste, the crystallized ginger adds more ginger flavour and texture […]

Cumin, Quinoa and Broccoli Salad with Yoghurt Dressing.

Toasted and freshly ground cumin seeds gives to this green salad a warm depth of the flavour. A low fat and refreshing dressing based on Greek yoghurt goes well with broccoli, quinoa and cumin. Acidic yoghurt is the secret weapon for flavours, it makes the taste richer and brings the […]