Breakfast

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.  

 

Kuku Sabzi: Persian-style Herb Frittata.

This Persian oven-baked green frittata (or omelette) is made from aromatic herbs. This dish is bright and fresh in both colour and flavour. Serve it for breakfast or lunch with a dollop of garlic yoghurt and pomegranate seeds. Our garden is completely covered in flowers, greens and fragrant herbs. Growing […]

 

Light and Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Poppy Seeds.

These lemon ricotta waffles are fluffy and tender with the delicate crunch of poppy seeds. There is no better dessert than tasty waffles drizzled with honey and lemon juice. Ordinary waffles are too heavy and boring for me so I’m always looking for fun new recipes to try. This is […]

 

Blood orange crepes Suzette.

Retro classic with a little twist. Crepes Suzette is a famous French dessert, crepe soaked in the orange-infused butter sauce and later flambéed. You can make this amazing dessert in your kitchen.   

 

Salmon and Avocado Dutch Baby Pancake.

Dutch Baby, also known as a German pancake, is a large pancake with amazing texture, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, airy and puffy. It’s the perfect partner for salmon, avocado, dill and crème fraîche. I would recommend to double the ingredients and make two pancakes, just because this […]

 

How to make labneh cheese from scratch.

Bring a little sunshine into your weekend with this delicious labneh breakfast served with fresh berries, natural New Zealand honey, nuts, and edible flowers. Thick, tart, and creamy, this yoghurt-like cheese, can be used for both savoury and sweet dishes. A few months ago I shared the recipe of the […]

 

Ricotta, Preserved Lemon, and Zucchini Sourdough Toast.

Just returned from Sydney. And yes, we had blast! Sydney is a food paradise, or rather healthy food paradise. Mountains of delicious fresh salads in the cafe cabinet, luscious smoothie bowls, finest seafood on seafood markets, sweet and juicy fruits (cheap lychee, xoxo). Vegetarian food is everywhere, and all our […]

 

Pretty Breakfast Taco. GF recipe.

Add more colors into your life with this colorful, healthy and delicious tacos. Homemade pink corn tortillas, tender and creamy scrambled eggs, melting in your mouth seasonal avocado, salty feta cheese, and refreshing vegetable salsa. The perfect meal for lazy weekend brunch. And so romantic! If you are not tolerant […]

 

Hush Brown Waffles with Sauteed Spinach, Avocado, and Tomatoes.

Learn how to make the best crispy hash brown waffles at home! Serve these super crispy waffles topped with seasonal creamy avocado, garlicky sauteed spinach, sweet juicy tomatoes and oozy yolk from a runny fried egg. The perfect dish for delicious family brunch! As you know I’m a big fan of […]

 

Tomatoes-confit Avocado Toast.

I have a relaxed weekend with lots of sleep, a healthy smoothie, avo toast and a bit of yoga. Just because we need to pamper yourself sometimes! How do you pamper yourself this weekend? 🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅Tomatoes-confit Avocado Toast Recipe: Preheat the oven up to 150C. Place cherry tomatoes on the baking […]

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal. Vegan recipe.

Porridge is the best thing about living in a cold climate, it’s the ultimate bowl of warm and healthy goodness! This strawberry rhubarb oatmeal packed with superfood is the perfect way to start your winter day. I combined all my favorite superfoods in this recipe – nutrient-packed chia seeds, rich […]

 

Strawberry and Rhubarb Parfait. Vegan, GF recipe.

I grabbed a bunch of rhubarb in a vege shop recently. It’s winter in New Zealand now. This is a great time for a juicy delicious rhubarb. But unfortunately, not the season for strawberries, and spring is so far away. Thanks to the local farmers who took care about us and froze […]

 

Balinese Style Banana Pancake. GF recipe.

Today we are waking up to these Bali inspired breakfast banana pancakes with a tropical twist. Caramelized banana, freshly grated coconut, refreshing lime juice and fragrant coconut sugar, such a familiar combination which bring you back to the Island of Gods. The traditional recipe is a very easy and calling for only four […]

 

Matcha Nice Cream. Vegan, GF, with no added sugar recipe

Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Just because hot summer days are already here. These beautiful summer days in NZ. High temperatures and sunshine at the early days of December, good start of the summer. Yay! This healthy, quick and easy ice cream will help to […]

 

Superfood Breakfast Chocolate Smoothie. Vegan, GF Recipe

Smoothie is my favourite way to start the day. This chocolate smoothie is extremely delicious and nutritious. It helps me to survive until it is lunchtime when I have busy days. The recipe is super easy. Mix all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Add some nut milk or water if the […]

 

5-Minute Berry Nana Ice Cream. Vegan Recipe

The long-awaited strawberry season is here! Enjoy this light and creamy berry dessert. I love to eat this ice cream for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The natural sweetness of banana is a perfect match with berries. Play around the recipe, try adding more berries to get a sorbet-like texture. Or […]