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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Classic banana bread with a little twist. We worked hard on this recipe with my daughter trying to improve both the taste and the health benefits of classic banana bread. After a few attempts, we did it, hope you will enjoy this recipe too! This banana bread is: Full of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Try this sophisticated Japanese-style skewered salmon, drizzled with homemade salty-sweet teriyaki sauce. Salmon skewers taste is the best when it made on a hot barbecue, but you can also use a grill pan. Serve it over rice with edamame beans, sweet and sour wasabi vegetables and wakame kraut. Incredibly flavourful […]
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 […]
This succulent cut of meat lives up to its name, tenderloin because it is just exactly that – so incredibly tender when cooked right! Glazed pork perfectly paired with a tangy kraut and lemony kale. This makes a delicious and healthy dish.
Gooey, cheesy indulgence! This baked in puff pastry brie recipe is both super-easy and incredibly tasty, that’s the perfect dish to share with friends over the weekend. Serve it warm with a glass of fruity red wine. Enjoy.
Impressive but easy, these delicate filo nests with whipped goat cheese, thyme, prosciutto and kamo kamo pickle make the perfect summer party canapes. For a wine pairing, try Pinot rose – a burst of ripe fruit, reminiscent of ripe strawberries, raspberry and cherries. Additionally, these filo canapes are ideal when […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Crispy, sweet and spicy Asian chicken wings are perfect party fare! They’ re marinated to be extra tasty and juicy then baked in the oven until caramelized and crispy. Serve it with sweet and sour Kamo Kamo pickle and a glass of chilled Asian beer.
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.
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 […]
These fish burgers are really really good! Nothing beats homemade. A truly mouth-watering cuttlefish ink bun with a sweet flavour of the sea, a juicy salmon patty with both fresh and smoked salmon for depth, and dreamy, smooth and creamy Manaaki horopito and lemon sauce. The perfect gourmet dinner!