My recipe today is a simple to make cake. It is a one bowl wonder. You don’t even need to stir. You can also choose which citrus fruit to use – Lemon or Orange…. or Lemange (one of both) 😉 This cake contains Polenta – a ground corn product. It is important here, due to… Continue reading Orange or Lemon?
Green Mangoes. Yum! It’s not often I see these babies in my neck of the woods. You can source them in asian grocery stores or markets but I choose to enjoy them when they pop up this time of year in my local greengrocery shop. Today I decided to take a vietnamese pickled salad I… Continue reading Pickled Green Mango Salad with ABC Prawns
These ‘muffins’ are a wheat free, guilt-free treat. They freeze well and contain amaranth – the ‘miracle grain’ of the Aztecs that is not actually a grain, but a seed that contains 15 to 18% highly absorbable protein and 25% more fibre than whole-wheat. Amaranth is also rich in vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6 and… Continue reading Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins
HUMMUS Handy snack and a great accompaniment with some carrot sticks, celery, snow peas, sticks of cucumber or capsicum slices. Homemade hummus is pretty easy to make and is better for you than most preservative-containing store varieties. Try making a batch up Sunday arvo to last you the week. Chickpeas are high in protein, vitamin… Continue reading Humble Yet Handy Hummus
Creamy Macadamia Nuts + Fresh Tangy Pineapple. Add some coconut, a bit of almond meal and maple syrup and you have this healthy slice that is stored in the freezer and will delight any tropical lover. You can eat it straight out frozen cold or wait for it to melt a little and it becomes… Continue reading Do you like Piña Coladas? – Tangy Pineapple Slice Recipe
One of these Autumn vegetables most likely pops up in your fridge regularly, while the other may be completely new to you… Beetroot is ready to be harvested in the veggie patch and it is time to get inventive. I decided to try my hand at cooking a Sri Lankan style Beetroot Curry. But, I… Continue reading Beetroot and Okra – A Tale of Two Autumn Veggies
This is one of my favourite dishes. It rocks. I think it is because it looks totally impressive – like I have slaved in the kitchen for hours. In reality, the hardest part is the rolling of the gnocchi- and I only classify it as ‘hard’ because of the flour and mess it makes on… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi Two Ways: with Winter-Style Gutsy Sauce or Summer-Lovin’ Pesto