Hope you already have seen my post about young green ume and experience with Umeshu. Ripened ume has an amazingly sweet fragrance that is more fragrant than young ume. The ume fruit is more sour than the Western plum or apricot and is usually processed in various ways before eaten. […]
Tag: Gluten free recipe
A truly mouth-watering black Paella (or Arroz Negro) cooked with squid ink and loaded with juicy seafood. You will love this magic combination and the delicate flavour of the sea. I first fell in love with squid ink several years ago when tasted a plate of homemade black risotto in […]
Discover a whole new world of amazing flavours with this recipe inspired by Africa. Sweet and creamy vegetables roasted with Berbere spice mix, served with yoghurt, mint, and Dukkah. The delicious warm salad that could be lunch or even light dinner.
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 […]
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 […]
I grabbed a bunch of rhubarb in a vege shop recently. It’s winter in New Zealand now. This is a great time for a juicy delicious rhubarb. But unfortunately, not the season for strawberries, and spring is so far away. Thanks to the local farmers who took care about us and froze […]
When the winter months are so close, you may want to cook heart-warming meals for cold winter days. Winter is the time for warm, hearty roasts. Gather the family together, heat up the oven and roast this delicious, melting in your mouth, chicken or even two. Garlic broccolini goes well with roasted […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
Delicious creamy vanilla rice pudding is a quick and simple classic comfort dish. I like to serve it warm as a breakfast during winter time. Rice pudding is nicely paired with caramelized fruits such as apples or pears. New season pears are amazingly delicious this time of the year!
Are you looking for a fun and festive cookie? Everyone will enjoy these textured and delicious chocolate cookie filled with melting in the mouth mint cream and packed in the thick chocolate layer. This is refined sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan sweets. I used dates, rice syrup and chocolate chips with stevia. […]
Enjoy a new twist on an old favourite. Vegan and gluten-free burger. Firm and juicy beetroot patty, delicious turmeric mayo, creamy avocado and probiotic raw slaw. Best served with a green salad.
This easy delicious salad really celebrates the chickpea, which is an excellent source of fiber, protein and iron, and perfect for keeping us going on busy days. The recipe was taken from my E-book “10 Quick and Easy Delicious Salads”. In this book you can find some tricks, that can help […]
The school year has begun and I started looking for new ideas and recipes for my daughter’s breakfast and lunch box. My goal was to create something healthy and delicious. Latest visit to the nearest Vege shop with beautiful seasonal fruits and veggies inspired me for this tropical chia pudding with a twist. […]
Do you like brownies? I really addicted to these chocolate babies. But classic brownies is too heavy food for me. These rich, chocolate sweet potato brownies with fudge middles made me fall in love with brownies again. I play with this brownie recipe for years, tried different ingredients. Finally, I found […]
Christmas is a time of celebration, and of course, the celebration with lots of delicious food. Pavlova and fresh berries is my favorite part of Christmas dinner! The smell of freshly baking emerges from the kitchen, and all family gathers round to enjoy homemade holiday cake. But the real Christmas miracle […]
The warm days are here! Strawberry season is in a full swing. Now we can enjoy our favourite ice cream bowls, smoothies and mouth-watering chia pudding for breakfast. The tiny, black chia seeds come from a plant that’s grown in South American called Salvia Hispanica. Back in the days, the […]
Have you tried black rice yet? I recently grabbed some black rice from the nearest Asian grocery store. It inspired me to make this beautiful Indonesian dish. This is a popular traditional breakfast on Bali island, but I like to serve it as a dessert too. Black rice, coconut milk, and […]