Just look at these absolutely delicious New Zealand root vegetables (and butternut squash😜) that I prepared for Sunday roast. Sweet kumara, crispy swede, lemony oca (NZ yams), nutty parsnip, baby carrots, peppery kohlrabi and creamy butternut squash. I like to combine all these wonderful vegetables for perfect winter roast. Different […]
Indulge your cold-weather cravings this season with a hot bowl of homemade soup. This spicy soup is a fusion of Ethiopian and Malaysian flavors. Asia and Africa meet in a big bowl. Fragrant spicy broth, firm rice noodles, delicious crispy tofu and sweet prawn. This is a flavour explosion in a […]
If you have seen my previous post, you already know I am obsessed with lemons this season. These lemon and poppy seed doughnuts are so rich and moist you will want to make many batches. They are lighter than regular doughnuts, baked not fried, and so easy to make. They […]
This easy healthy rosemary chicken salad with anchovy lemon kale, creamy avocado, and chewy wheat berries is the perfect easy meal made in under 30 minutes. I got a beautiful gift from my friend last week – a bag of new season lemons from her garden. They are so fresh […]
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 […]
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 […]
As the cold weather swings around, we often find ourselves wishing for tropical empty white-sand beaches with a glass of delicious smoothie and bowl of exotic treats. Balinese food gets me excited every time I remember these days (and years) we have spent on the beautiful island. Gado-gado is an iconic […]
When the winter months are so close, you may want to cook heart-warming meals for cold winter days. Winter is the time for warm, hearty roasts. Gather the family together, heat up the oven and roast this delicious, melting in your mouth, chicken or even two. Garlic broccolini goes well with roasted […]
What’s perfect for Auckland’s stormy weather? Bowl of fragrant delicious green curry soup with nourishing rice noodles, mouth-watering oyster mushrooms and plenty of crunchy green vegetables. Delicious! Add your favourite seasonal vegetables and mushrooms. Cauliflower, zucchini, Asian eggplant, long beans, mung bean sprouts or broccolini work great in this recipe.
Let’s celebrate the Autumn harvest with this delicious gourmet potato salad. Just look at these colors. I love colorful dishes! Three color baby potato, poached baby squid, and sunshine coconut dressing, inspired by Indonesian cuisine. This delicious and healthy salad will leave you feeling satisfied and you’ll probably forget that you […]
Hope you enjoy this wonderful sunny weekend. Finally, I found my perfect watermelon for salad, thanks, Farro Fresh🍉Crunchy, juicy and very sweet! Nothing screams summer like a big plate of ice-cold watermelon salad.
Tuesday it’s not Tuesday without tacos! Delicious jackfruit cooked in rich Ethiopian sauce, juicy sweet corn salsa, creamy guacamole and zingy lime, you’ll definitely be begging for more. Unlike traditional meat-based tacos, this jackfruit “pulled pork” taco recipe uses a much healthier protein. Taking just a little extra time to […]
Let`s celebrate the summer. Enjoy the sweet cherries while they are still here!
After Christmas we all need a detox. Give your body a break after all the indulgences during the festive period. A detox soup usually contains many healthiest ingredients, such as green vegetables, and puts them together in one pot. Green vegetables are used to alkalize the body, lose weight, clear […]
Everybody freak out—it’s sweet corn season. Enjoy its glorious sweetness and crisp, juicy texture for as long as the season lasts. It`s time to enjoy creamy corn soup, fresh corn polenta, grilled corn in cob, and more. You will love this delicious corn salad. This is a great lunch/dinner recipe that […]
Caponata is a fantastic Italian sweet and sour eggplant stew. Creamy caramelized eggplant, crisp celery and a savory sweet and sour flavor from the tomatoes, raisins, and vinegar. Yummy! Caponata is great anytime, winter or summer. Serve it hot with toasted ciabatta bread, or chilled on crostini as an appetizer. Caponata […]
Impress your guests with this light summer recipe. This pretty cake is filled with coconut yoghurt, vanilla, and fresh strawberries. Best enjoyed with family and friends.
A grassy and floral matcha doughnut with a fun bright green flavor. This will be your new favorite matcha treat during the summer! I’ve prepared two different donut recipes for you. Matcha doughnut with matcha glazing and the chocolate doughnut with matcha glazing. Chocolate and matcha are really good friends. […]
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 […]
Add more colour to your Christmas feast! Enjoy healthy and delicious seafood Paella. Fresh seafood, fragrant saffron rice, sweet capsicum and smoky paprika make this dish a fabulous. So yummy!