Edamame in garlic oil

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There is something appealing about eating food with your hands, instinctual almost. Children will predominately choose their hands over cutlery and Vedic traditions suggest that we all partake at least sometimes, linking eating with our hands with also feeding our … Continue reading

Chewy Chocolate Chip Biscuits (gluten and dairy free)

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One of the ways I show love to my family is via my kitchen. I find joy in preparing food for them to delight and nourish. There is satisfaction to be found in the filling up of a biscuit bin … Continue reading

Coconut Thai Black Rice

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Though out my life I have fought routine, the standard. I chose to revolt against the norm through my clothes, the music I listened to, the way I wore my hair. I would back away from anything or any one … Continue reading

Purple Carrot, Strawberry, Watermelon and Lime Smoothie

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A smoothie we have been loving in our house lately. Purple carrots add not only an amazing hue to the smoothie but a great “sweetness”. I’m a veggie girl so it is very rare that I will have a smoothie … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Brownie

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I have words, many words of affirmation I could say about these brownies. It is a recipe that ticks every box. Healthy, lunchbox friendly, delicious and quite simple to make with lots of options for substitution depending on what you … Continue reading

A Healthy Muesli Slice

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My boys are growing. Bottomless pits. Devouring all that is in their path. A practice run I suppose to the dreaded teenage hoovers I’ve heard whispered about. And so every day I bake something for them. Scrolls, muffins of all … Continue reading

Potato, Leek and Cashew Veloute

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Lorraine, the beautiful ex ballerina, petite and graceful whose skills in the kitchen shone through in the classics she made. It was Lorraine that introduced me to many classical french flavour combinations, to the pillowy soft wonders of fresh homemade … Continue reading

Mandarin and Thyme Curd

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The rain had set in with drizzly determination. The kind of rain that threatens the spirit, dampening more than just the land, the kind that sends even the sweetest of kids to the dark side. After exhausting all the usual … Continue reading

Pumpkin, caramelised onion, fennel and apple soup

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I don’t often have a craving for soup, but when I do I indulge. There is no one factor that will set of my inner soup instinct yearning, I know that weather conditions can inspire some but for me it’s … Continue reading

Paleo Friendly Chai spiced Granola

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I love the turn of a season, there is fresh energy present a new beginning. The change between summer to Autumn is my favourite of them all. The warmth from the lingering summer sun but with a fresh cool movement … Continue reading