Serve it as a dip on a cheese platter. Or as a killer dessert for breakfast, rich in protein and vitamin C. It’s great on bagels, toast, or crackers as well. Thanks to De Winkel I’ve been able to get involved in September’s fantastic Bee Aware Month NZ! I’m so honoured […]
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 […]
Hope you enjoy this wonderful sunny weekend. Finally, I found my perfect watermelon for salad, thanks, Farro Fresh🍉Crunchy, juicy and very sweet! Nothing screams summer like a big plate of ice-cold watermelon salad.
Happy Valentine’s day❤ Celebrate this special day with a glass of delicious berry Sangria. Sangria is the fresh fruit wine cocktail with roots firmly planted in Spain. But I like to make my Sangria with white Italian Moscato wine. Sweet Moscato and sour berries is a very well balanced combination. […]
Happy Valentine`s day, guys! Impress your loved ones with these beautiful and delicious doughnut sushi. Decorate your sushi with most freshness and yummiest sushi toppings. Rich salmon, fatty sashimi salmon, crunchy tobiko, fresh cucumber, creamy avocado, and nutty sesame seeds. The pink adds a fun twist to your meal thanks to […]
Let`s celebrate the summer. Enjoy the sweet cherries while they are still here!
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 […]
Fall has come. The days become a shorter and the evenings are cooler. What could be better for dinner than a bowl of warming ramen soup packed with flavors of a rich spicy stock, fried tofu, tangy kimchi and pickled egg? Yum!
I cannot imagine a Christmas in New Zealand without a Pavlova dessert. Snowy white crispy meringue shell surrounding a marshmallow centre, topped with clouds of whipped coconut cream, mango coulis, and mountains of fruits. Sour fruits such as kiwi and berries are very welcome here. They bring balance and reduce the sweetness. If […]
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 […]
I can not imagine my life without pasta. This is the reason why I got few extra kilos around my waist after the winter. This is don’t make me upset, I have pasta alternative for detox days. Zoodles (zucchini noodles), delicious and nutritious at the same time. Zucchini pasta has […]
Fermented foods are commonly found in cultures throughout the world – sauerkraut and kimchi, kombucha, yoghurt, kefir sourdough bread and more. This is foods that have been through a process of Lacto-fermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves […]
Spring has come to New Zealand and knocking at the door! I feel it. No more cravings for heavy winter food, I eat smoothies for breakfast again and I’m very happy about it! The best way to kick-start the morning is to drink a big jar of cleansing green smoothie. Or […]
I’m a big fan of Japanese food. About a year I studied Japanese cuisine with a real Japanese chef. Japanese looks very simple, but at the same time has many incredible umami ingredients and secrets that works like a real magic. I like that simplicity and elegance at the same […]
Perfect porridge is a healthy way to start the day. This nutritious, filling breakfast will definitely keep you going until lunchtime. For this recipe I gathered all my favorite superfoods: nutrient-packed chia seeds, rich in fiber old fashioned rolled oats, quinoa for protein boost and amino acids, and coconut sugar […]
A classic favorite is given a gluten free update with same deliciously texture and deep fruit flavours. I do not use refined sugar in this recipe. Replace it for a maple syrup, coconut nectar and molasses. Black strap molasses working so good here. It gives super moist texture and makes […]
Bruschetta is an Italian appetizer which generally begins with toasty artisan bread, olive oil and garlic. A hearty and satisfying recipe! I chose the homemade rye sourdough bread here. Eggplant and rye bread – the perfect combination.
Stay young, be healthy and happy with Superfood green smoothie, extremely rich in vitamins. Thick, creamy and delicious. The best way to kick-start the morning!
Nutty couscous, spicy sweet pumpkin, juicy orange and refreshing mint, and all melt in the mouth. Delicious and nutritious. This Moroccan style salad can be serve as breakfast, lunch or dessert. Kids love it for the sweet taste. It make this salad welcome for school lunch box too!
Rye bread toast, Marmite, avocado and chili flakes – great combination and absolutely delicious! Rye sourdough bread is one of my favorite. You may say “Because you are originally from Russia”. And this is absolutely right. This kind of bread very popular in Russia and all around Europe. Here in […]