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 […]
Rehydrated freeze-dried tofu simmered in a sweet and rich in umami dashi stock. This dish is a feast of Japanese flavours and textures. Continuing my research on Japanese cuisine. Everyone knows sushi and ramen. But besides this, there are a huge number of less popular but absolutely delicious dishes in […]
A nice twist on boring old rice. Try this healthy and delicious recipe inspired the Mexican dish ‘arroz verde’. Serve it as a side dish for family dinner. Or enjoy as a soothing meal after a big party. Living Goodness freeze-dried Heart Beet Kraut is extremely rich in probiotics to […]
This colourful thick and creamy vegetable soup served with crispy BBQ corn nibbles will become your new favourite soup! It’s the perfect blend of light and easy when you want a quick, hearty meal.
Kitchari is a one-pot dish made from white basmati rice, yellow split mung beans, ghee butter, vegetables and digestive spices that are traditionally used in Ayurveda to balance the digestion and gently detoxify, whilst nourishing all the tissues of your body. Kitchari is also known as an incredibly healing Ayurvedic […]
Blue cheese and pear crostini is an easy appetizer ready in 20 minutes. The pear slice and a dollop of peppery kawa kawa jelly are the perfect complement for the blue cheese and toasted baguette slice. This simple crostini appetizer is amazingly delicious when paired with Riesling wine.
Toasted and freshly ground cumin seeds gives to this green salad a warm depth of the flavour. A low fat and refreshing dressing based on Greek yoghurt goes well with broccoli, quinoa and cumin. Acidic yoghurt is the secret weapon for flavours, it makes the taste richer and brings the […]
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 […]
What’s better than a spring pasta? This green homemade pasta dish is bursting with spring flavours, including Naked Harvest juicy and tender purple asparagus, spinach and basil. Learn how to prepare green homemade pasta and macadamia pesto sauce from scratch.
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, […]
The winter is just around the corner. Do you prepare for a winter getaway, guys? Good to know that summer is coming to the northern hemisphere. If you are still here, take a journey to my post and discover this iconic street food from Tel Aviv which has won my […]
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 […]
I’d like to share with you my experience with HelloFresh, a new meal kit service. A few months ago my friend recommended me to try HelloFresh, he knows me and how much I love fresh food. HelloFresh delivers a box full of simply delicious dinners right to your door. There […]
Christmas in New Zealand is without snow, ice and cold. It’s summer and of course, it is different from the Northern Hemisphere. Christmas in New Zealand comes in the middle of summer holidays and this is a perfect time to gather your family and friends, enjoy BBQs and fun on […]
Enjoy the flavours of the Middle East. Smokey meaty grilled eggplant, pre-marinated with Harissa and preserved lemon, served with creamy tahini-yoghurt dressing, vegetable salad, pomegranate, and fresh aromatic herbs. Seriously delicious! This recipe is a simple way to turn eggplant from a plain vegetable to a delicious and nutritious dish. […]
As any chef will tell you, nothing beats seasonal local fresh produce. Spring/summer is the best time to visit your nearest farmers’ market. Crunchy baby cucumbers, peppery and juicy radishes, sweet snow peas. What is a better way to celebrate summer’s harvest than with this epic display? Labneh cheese, olives, […]
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 […]
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 […]