Latest Recipes

Amazake. Fermented Japanese Rice Drink.

When one door closes, another opens… I haven’t been bored for a single day in lock down, because this is a great opportunity to learn more about fermentation processes. And improve your health. Fermented foods are rich in probiotic bacteria so by consuming fermented foods you are adding beneficial bacteria […]

Soup of the Day: Greek Egg-Lemon Chicken Soup

This Greek lemon chicken soup is comforting, fresh, and nourishing. It is a heavenly, velvety soup with a savoury chicken broth, orzo pasta, refreshing lemons and custardy eggs. This quick and easy soup could be made in 20 minutes, and only 4 ingredients required. Why have I never heard about […]

Sourdough Waffles with Caramelized Pear and Maple Syrup

Continuing my sourdough adventures.I got a lot of sourdough discard this week. Another bonus of sourdough bread making, you can use the discarded sourdough starter for making these sourdoughs waffles. The best waffles I ever tried. Really! These sourdough waffles are crispy outside and super fluffy inside with lots of […]

Soup of the Day: Quick and Easy Prawn and Dumpling Soup

Soup season never ends. But it’s especially key as the temperature drops and a bowl of soup becomes equivalent to a fluffy cosy sweater. Winter is just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to share with you all my favourite soup recipes which are warming, nourishing, delicious, and can […]

Melon and Kimchi Gazpacho.

You can call it “Hangover Gazpacho soup” or “Savoury green smoothie” or “Probiotic Immunity Booster” or “Refreshing chilled summer soup”. You decide. The sweetness of the melon, the freshness of the cucumber, the acidic of the lime and the umami of kimchi creates this amazing flavour combination. This delicious savoury […]

Next-level Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde and Vegetables

This grilled skirt steak with veggies and salsa verde is elegant, but an easy, holiday recipe. This recipe is one of my favourite family dinners recipe for the holiday, I cook it for years. Hope you already have tried the steak sandwich recipe, I created it for my friends from […]

Healthy spiced pumpkin oatmeal pancakes with ginger honey.

Nothing says “morning” like homemade pancakes for breakfast. These warming spiced pumpkin oatmeal pancakes are probably the healthiest pancake recipe I’ve ever made! Making them is easier than you think.  Serve pancakes with smooth and creamy white clover honey with ginger. TranzAlpineHoney has teamed up their organic NZ white clover […]

Kitchari. Ayurvedic Healing and Nourishing Porridge.

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 […]

Smoked Salmon Blinis with Lemon Sauce

A twist on the traditional smoked salmon blinis, this delicate canape with zingy lemon sauce will really add a wow factor to your party this season.  While you could go pick up blinis at the supermarket, it’s time to make them yourself. The blinis are best served right from the […]

Best Shakshuka Recipe

Saucy eggs poached in fragrant tomato and capsicum sauce. The classic Middle Eastern breakfast dish is spicy, hearty and cheap. I like to whip up shakshuka using vegetable and tomato passata leftovers from the fridge. Fresh tomatoes, canned tomatoes or pasta sauce also can be used instead of passata. Serve […]

Blue Cheese and Pear Crostini

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.

Easy Kimchi and Mushroom Pork Dumplings

Everything you need to know about making dumplings, that it’s easier than you might think. These Korean-style dumplings filled with a kimchi, shiitake mushrooms and pork are absolutely delicious. They are spicy, sweet and savoury – it’s the perfect balance of flavour. Kimchi is a true expression of the complexity […]