Main Course

Beetroot Portobello Burger

Flavorful and hearty veggie patty between the firm and juicy giant Portobello caps. Bye, bye dry and heavy buns. Hello, light, luscious meal perfectly suited for summer. The secret of this ultra-satisfying burger in lots of layers with different tastes and textures. Serve it with kumara wedges to make it more substantial. […]

 

Sweet Corn Cream Soup

This healthy corn soup is so easy to make at home using the great summer corn. It has incredibly rich taste without using any butter or cream. Lovely served with bunch of corn chips and guacamole. Tip: Cutting corn kernels off the cob can be challenging. Corn can fly all […]

 

Grilled Tempeh Skewers with Peanut Sauce and Rice (Sate Tempe)

Christmas in New Zealand is less about snow and sleigh bells and more about sun, sand and barbecues in the backyard. This is perfect time to enjoy a barbecue with family and friends. Can not wait for picnic with festive delicious food and fabulous local bubbly wine. I know, my […]

 

Spinach and Tofu Green Curry. Recipe and Video.

This dish is my own version of famous Indian (Punjabi) curry is prepared by cooking shallow fried paneer cheese cubes in a spinach gravy. I use firm tofu instead paneer cheese and coconut oil instead ghee butter here. Tofu is super absorbent and takes in creamy curry sauce with flavour from […]

 

Raw Veggie Fettuccine Alfredo. Vegan, GF recipe.

I can not imagine my life without pasta. This is the reason why I got few extra kilos around my waist after the winter. This is don’t make me upset, I have pasta alternative for detox days. Zoodles (zucchini noodles), delicious and nutritious at the same time. Zucchini pasta has […]

 

Miso-Glazed Eggplant with Tahini sauce

I’m a big fan of Japanese food. About a year I studied Japanese cuisine with a real Japanese chef. Japanese looks very simple, but at the same time has many incredible umami ingredients and secrets that works like a real magic. I like that simplicity and elegance at the same […]

 

Delicious green salad with avocado, wheat berries and lemony vinaigrette. Recipe and Video.

Dark green leafy vegetables are nutritional powerhouses filled with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. They are rich in chlorophyll, which alkalinizes the blood, and fiber, which keeps the colon healthy.Nutritionists recommend eating one-half cup of green leafy vegetables each day to prevent nutrient deficiencies and serious illnesses. There are many varieties […]

 

Orange pumpkin and couscous salad

Nutty couscous, spicy-sweet pumpkin, juicy orange and refreshing mint, and all melting in your mouth. Delicious and nutritious. This Moroccan style salad can be served as breakfast, lunch or dessert. Kids love this salad for its naturally sweet taste. It makes this salad welcome for the school lunch box.  

 

Indian style pan fried Cauliflower

  Sometimes I have a question: What would such a light and wholesome to cook for dinner?  I take out of the fridge head of cauliflower specifically laid up for the occasion. I like to grab cauliflower (or pumpkin) from vegetable shop. And then keep it in my fridge for […]

 

Macrobiotic lunch bowl

Maybe you saw in my Instagram photos such a variety of lunch bowls with lots of ingredients – oven baked vegetables, legumes, greens, seeds and grains, drizzled with the sauce. This is good to know. This is not just a random ingredients from my storage. This is a food science! Really. […]

 

Brussel Sprouts and Israeli Couscous Warm Salad

  You know, salad was the most hated food in my childhood, because It was so boring – just leafy greens, tomato and cucumber. My world changed when I moved to Asia and salad became my common food, because salad is a perfect light and nutritious food for tropical climate. […]

 

Pumpkin coconut healing soup

Have a cold or the flu? Try pumpkin healing soup to kick up your immune system and get healthy fast. Additionally, this soup is absolutely delicious. Sweet seasonal pumpkin, rich coconut cream, fragrant spices and fresh coriander leaves.Yum!  

 

Kumara and chickpea sweet-sour soup

When the weather gets cooler, and the urge for soups, curry, pies, crumbles and comfort food hits. We need more concentrated energy in the cooler autumn weather and the denser foods of the autumn harvest – the root vegetables, such as garlic, onion, carrot, potato, kumara (sweet potato). This kumara […]