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.
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 […]
Christmas is the best time of the year when we celebrate love, family, send greeting cards and gifts to each other. Indulge your family and wow your friends with these easy but absolutely delicious Matcha Bounty Balls (Bounty bonbon).
Hello, summer and berry pies! For a cool and refreshing summer treat, try this healthy vegan galette recipe. As delicious and impressive as pie, but half the work. This strawberry and sorrel galette is the easiest summer dessert. I added zingy sorrel in my recipe instead of a rhubarb. It works […]
This Japanese-inspired cool, green salad is as elegant and well balanced as it is simple. Fresh greens and cucumber, soft tofu, slightly chewy red rice and edamame beans are tossed in a creamy miso-sesame dressing to create this healthy and delicious salad.
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 […]
Asparagus season in full swing now. Green asparagus is a well-loved vegetable, delectably crisp and sweet. It’s time to enjoy it! This simple springtime risotto is bright and elegant with a tint of apple from Calvados. It has a rich taste and creamy texture without adding any cream and dairy […]
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 […]
These baked sweet potato wedges are easy to make, they are healthier than traditional fries and so delicious! Could be a versatile side dish or guilt-free snack. Enjoy this sweet and sour twist. Sweet kumara and lemon spicy mayo is a perfect combination. Low-fat cashew mayo is a nice alternative […]
I hope you enjoy delicious treats during these school holidays. I know, holidays are the perfect time for baking, but this time we choose a healthy way – smoothies, nana ice cream, and fresh fruits. To create healthy eating habits for picky eaters, try to add fun to their meals. […]
Creamy mash, kale and caramelized onion all mixed together to create the wonderful traditional Irish Colcannon. Actually, two recipes were combined here. I also added plenty of roasted caramelized garlic, balsamic vinegar and a good splash of olive oil instead of butter, that is a trick from Italian moms. This […]
A crispy almond base, zesty creamy chia center, and caramelized fluffy meringue top make this a pie to die for. This dessert is a real magic. It’s made without eggs and dairy products, only a few secret ingredients were used. Can’t wait to try it? You will be surprised, this Lemon Meringue […]
Another one recipe of a delicious veggie burger. Warm homemade spinach bun, firm and juicy purple sweet potato patty, spicy wasabi mayo and probiotic beetroot sauerkraut. Nothing beats a delicious burger on a chilly evening!
If you’re a fan of Japanese desserts such as green tea ice cream, you’ll love this wonderful dessert. I am obsessed with the green tea and chocolate flavor combination! The matcha has a light bitterness to it, similar to cacao, both of which are nicely offset by coconut and agave syrup […]
A simple, quick and delicious basic pasta made with mixed mushrooms, green peas, and cashew creamy sauce. Homemade cashew cream is a healthy alternative to heavy cream. Black bean pasta is a new generation of pasta. It`s a wonderful source of dietary fibre, plant-based protein and it’s gluten-free. In addition, this black bean […]
An incredibly pretty pistachio and rosewater Pavlova dessert with the fragrant flavor of the Middle East. These beauties are crunchy and soft. Every bite of this deliciousness just melts in your mouth.
This coffee-enriched superfood breakfast is a perfect way to start your day. The mocha chia pudding also could be an indulgent dessert and a perfect end to a meal shared with your loved ones. Layer upon a layer of mocha pudding and coconut cream makes for one rich, delicious treat! […]
I continue to explore the kumara (sweet potato) in my culinary journey. I absolutely love this vegetable and so excited to share this new recipe with you. Warm up this winter with a nourishing jacket sweet potato topped with smoky crispy chickpeas and delicious Super Super Kraut packed with cabbage, kale, […]
It`s winter time in New Zealand, days and nights have become chilly. Winter is a perfect time to explore the local beautiful and hearty root crops. Crispy swede, sweet kumara, lemony oca, aromatic fennel, nutty parsnip and many types of potato, all of them and even more you can find in the local […]