cauliflower tacos
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Vegetarian cauliflower tacos

We all know there is lot of buzz in the media with the humble cauliflower these days. A vegetable that was once abhorred, detested and generally chosen last in the shopping trolley has come made a comeback to the podium limelight, thanks to those…

April 26, 2018
Eggless chickpea waffles
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Eggless Chickpea waffles (savoury)

This eggless chickpea waffles are just so easy to make and with all the lovely ingredients combined, it can be an ideal treat for breakfast or brunch. Rise and shine .. yummy breakfast is ready .. loads of choices, sweet & savoury  chickpea waffles, pancakes…

April 3, 2018
This ricotta almond raspberry cake is dense, moist is perfect for dinner parties and is suitable for freezing. Paired with Almond meal is a keepsake recipe.
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Ricotta almond rashberry cake

This ricotta almond raspberry cake is dense, moist is perfect for dinner parties and is suitable for freezing. Paired with Almond meal is a keepsake recipe. Deep down in the labyrinths of the minds of many a good cook countless recipes lurk in the…

March 23, 2018
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Pear upside down cake

This impressive caramelised Pear upsidedown cake is the perfect dessert to kick start my baking repertoire. I love the fact that the top starts on the bottom and when it is flipped over it looks amazing. Happy new year.. well, I know it is…

March 5, 2018
This rosewater pavlova is definitely a favourite of mine and, the combination of strawberries and watermelon infused with rosewater is an absolute must
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Rose water pavlova

This  Rosewater pavlova is definitely a  favourite of mine and, the combination of strawberries and watermelon infused with rosewater is  an absolute must—this Rose water pavlova  dessert is not just for the palate, it’s for the soul, something to be made with love for…

December 24, 2017
Love Life & Gluten Free: Activated Buckwheat Brownie Mix 400g
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  Who would deny baking isn’t therapeutic? The mere mental & physical act of shifting flour, cracking eggs, mixing a bit of sweetness whisking and finally tossing them into the oven to see the magic happening. The pleasure of converting raw ingredients from ones…

December 17, 2017
vegetarian sasuage rolls .As we are gearing up for the biggest party season of the year, these vegetarian sausage rolls are just few things we can count in.
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Vegetarian sausage roll

Vegetarian sausage roll definitely sounds intriguing… These days it is quite common to get hold of meat looking patties and sausages in the supermarket and they are 100% vegetarian. My boys are a big fan of these nibbles ( particularly meat based sausages )…

December 11, 2017
soba noodles with prawn
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Soba noodles with prawns

I often wonder what kind of dinner served on the family dinner table would not cause the brows of the boys to be furred up and dinner would proceed with the minimum of fuss and twitching and complaining about one another. Being a mum…

November 26, 2017
Nadia Bara or fritters with few ingredients put together
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Coconut fritters or Nadia bara

Does fritters with coconuts in them sound a tad different? Coming from a coastal city, where coconuts grow in abundance, this recipe shouldn’t be a surprise coming from my kitchen.It has been a while since I have shared any recipe from my home state.…

November 16, 2017
Seasonal juicy mango tossed with veggies and jalapeno dressing. This mango jalapeño salad Light, refreshing and zesty salad ideal for summer entertaining.
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Mango Jalapeno salad

Seasonal juicy mango tossed with veggies and jalapeno dresssing. This Mango jalapeño salad is  Light, refreshing and zesty salad ideal for summer entertaining. I know it’s spring when the  warmer sun and bewitching scent of new blooms in my garden starts to lure me. Our…

October 30, 2017
Spelt baked doughnut
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Baked spelt doughnuts

This  Baked spelt doughnuts were just perfect for my hungry boys as an after school treat. I have used spelt flour instead of regular flour so they were bit dense but certainly tasty. Now with the beginning of last quarter and the pace as…

October 16, 2017
Chicken salad

Spring Salads

 An Ode to Spring- From the wafting fragrance of primroses To the delicate dewdrops that adorn the grass blades The wild mating calls of the Kookaburras & the early morning mist that delicately caresses my cheeks Wake me up from my winter slumber &…

September 30, 2017
Strawberry Ricotta tart
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Strawberry Ricotta tart

This strawberry ricotta tart  is just amazing and teaming up with the seasonal sweet berries with soft fresh ricotta is just the perfect combination for the season. Just like a match made in heaven. Tart, sweet & sinfully delicious, almost ambrosial. A fantastic tart recipe adapted from…

September 22, 2017
This strawberry rhubarb lattice pie is a fail proof pastry crust recipe from Donna hay with almond meal definitely makes this recipe a must try.
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Strawberry rhubarb Lattice pie

 Winter seem to be playing hide and seek at the moment and with a beautiful season unfolding, seasonal produce  such as Strawberries have stormed the market.Honestly what would be the best thing to do is to make the most of out it. My boys…

September 14, 2017
if you are looking for a mess free baking, then this is blood orange almond cake recipe is for you and of course is a great crowd pleaser too.
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Blood Orange almond cake

This blood orange almond cake recipe is definitely a keepsake. What I love about this beautiful delicious cake is that the whole orange including the peel is puréed and mixed into the batter and not just the orange, incorporating shredded carrots makes it even…

September 8, 2017