Mint, Pea, Cacao and Coconut Smoothie

When I think of recent health trends, there are 3 that in my world have been growing with rapid speed, pushing aside the recent, now classics of vegan, gluten free and dairy free. Raw, Green Smoothie and Coconuts are the … Continue reading

Marinated Salmon and Quinoa Maki rolls w\ Thai Kombucha dipping sauce

I’m not sure when sushi became a convenience food, with little pop up shops dotted through shopping centers, continuous conveyer belts lined with miniaturised plates of all the differing manifestations of sushi, but I’m so glad they have. In an … Continue reading

Raspberry and Verbena Iced Tea

It’s well into summer here in the southern Hemisphere. Long hot humid days are upon us. Days perfect for nothing more than cool water swimming and ice cold drinks and iced tea sure does fit the latter. For me, iced … Continue reading

Rhubarb Gingerbeer Cocktail

It is officially summer is here in the southern hemisphere. Extended sunny days, hot sun and a desire to spend afternoons sipping cool refreshing beverages whilst relaxing. Is that not what summer is for? The Rhubarb Gingerbeer cocktail is a … Continue reading

Fresh Mint and Choc Chip Ice Cream with a secret twist

This has definitely been my year for growing mint. It came in early, and flourished out into thick leafy bounds, spilling onto the concrete. That was early September and through an interstate move (and a 12 hour drive in the … Continue reading

A Pannacotta, tuile, marshmallow, strawberry anise syrup and a Gelee (aka Most delicious dessert ever)

Indulgence……… It’s the only way to describe this dessert. Delicious, sweet, textural bliss. If your looking for a dessert that can be completely pre prepared but will totally impress, well everyone,  this is the recipe. There are five components to … Continue reading