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 […]
The pleasures of texture. Oriental stir-fry with exotic mushrooms, bean curd skin and lotus. Vegan recipe.
This unforgettable Chinese stir-fry is a feast of tastes and textures. Crunchy exotic mushrooms, meaty bean curd skin, snappy lotus root and rich in umami a garlic black bean sauce. Serve it with aromatic jasmine rice. It was happy to get the last Cuisine magazine issue dedicated to Asian food. […]
A few days ago I did Mari Kondo-ing of my kitchen cupboard. I do tidying up pretty often, just because this is an important part of my work if you do the recipe development your pantry has to be always full of fresh ingredients. Guess what I found there? Rice, […]
Delicious vegan dinner in less than 20 minutes. While you are trying to protect yourself from cold and flu, may I suggest to eat more lemony garlic pasta? A bit of divine green topping will add zing to the dish. I know this is the third lemon recipe I share […]
During the hot days of summer, there’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing bowl of melon and cucumber gazpacho. The recipe is super easy!Blitz in the blender: 1 small melon (peeled, seeded, chopped), 1/2 of telegraph cucumber (seeded, chopped), 2 tablespoons chopped red onion, a few […]
Enjoy this refreshing summer dessert. Limoncello works beautifully in desserts, creating a bright, summery citrus flavour. Limoncello is a sweet Italian liqueur with fresh lemon, citrus flavour that is well balanced between sweetness and alcohol. Panna cotta, a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy to make and can […]
I’m obsessed with natural food coloring for many years. We lived in Bali these days when I got this inspiration for food coloring. I remember it was a hot lazy day, I’m looked for something refreshing and got stuck near local warung (street food stall) where old lady served tropical […]
Spring is full of inspiration as new flowers bloom and the views become more green. Almost all my lunches and dinners have become green too. Fresh spring herbs and veggies smell fantastic. I really enjoy peppery watercress, flat leaf parsley, aromatic basil, and tender asparagus. This recipe combines two of […]
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 […]
Spring is in the air, herbs in my little garden already wake up after winter. Mint, parsley, borage and nasturtium flowers, aromatic and full of vitamins. Can’t wait to see asparagus and broad beans on a farmers markets. My dinners transformed into lighter meals with seasonal vegetables, greens, and herbs. This dish […]
How to make vegetarian food taste better? How to make the flavor of your meals richer? Making vegetarian healthy food taste good is not a matter of genius: it’s about knowing the tricks to do so, and anyone can do it. In this recipe, I will share with you some […]
Mexican food is famous for a reason. Try this healthy and delicious nachos recipe that’s loaded with mince, cheese, and refreshing vegetables, and comes together in half hour or less! We eat this all the time – its simply the best! Best served with a bottle of Mexican beer. I […]
New Zealand Root Vegetables and Herb-infused Oil for The Perfect Vegetable Sunday Roast. Vegan, GF recipe.
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 […]
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 […]
Delicious vegetable curry to warm the cockles of your heart. We love hot, spicy food in this family and I really happy to have this easy-peasy recipe in my collection. This curry is ready in under 30 minutes, all you need is three basic ingredients for curry sauce – smooth […]
A galette is a French pastry similar to a tart or a pie, it’s essentially pastry dough wrapped over a filling made from fruit and sugar. Try this healthy, incredibly rich galette full of healthy fats and whole ingredients. You can make it with any seasonal fruit, such as strawberry, […]
Iconic Kiwi pies with some twist. Homemade coconut shortcrust pastry, Ethiopian-style fragrant vegetarian curry filling, and deluxe kumara top. Such a great combination, isn’t it? Kiwi pies are one of my favourite local treats here in New Zealand. When the temperature dropped down they warm my belly and makes me happy. But […]
It’a all about simple pleasures. What can be better than a summer ripe tomato on a rustic garlic toast? Delicious! With a simple toast like this one, you want to use the best ingredients available to you👌
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!