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Brunch Mains

LEMONY, WILD ROCKET, SPINACH & HERB FILO PIE

This delicious big pan of goodness is based on a classic Greek spanakopita. I’ve freshened it up with zesty lemons, pungent herbs and plenty of black pepper. Last night we had a hankering for comfort food but with weeks of ills and chills we…

September 16, 2018
Baking Dessert

BLUEBERRY SOUR PUSS CHEESECAKE

Here’s a zingy little cheesecake I had the privilege of creating for Mac’s new Sour Puss Blueberry Beer. It’s light and creamy and filled with tangy lemons and plump mulched blueberries giving it a pretty purple hue. The whole combination is layered on top…

September 7, 2018
Baking Dessert

COCONUT, LEMON & RASPBERRY ALMOND CAKE (GF)

Birthday’s are for treats right?! This decadent buttery cake is my new go to birthday cake. It’s super simple with gluten-free richness that goes a long way – only needing the teeniest piece. I’ve iced it as think birthday cakes need icing but feel…

July 3, 2018
Mains

PROSCIUTTO, BUFFALO MOZZARELLA & PINEAPPLE ‘HAWAIIAN’ SPELT PIZZA

Here’s a little bit of a fancy take on a traditional Hawaiian pizza. To celebrate International Pineapple day tomorrow I’ve teamed up with Dole to create this Prosciutto, Buffalo Mozzarella & Pineapple ‘Hawaiian’ Spelt Pizza. I’ve made it with with a quick spelt dough…

June 26, 2018
Baking

PINEAPPLE MACAROON LABNEH TARTS W/ PINEAPPLE BLOSSOMS (GF)

This week it’s International Pineapple Day. Who knew! I’m delighted to have partnered with the lovely folks Dole NZ to create a series of healthy recipes using their delectable fresh Tropical Gold™ pineapples. Carrying the Rainforest Alliance certified seal, their pineapples are grown according…

June 25, 2018
Baking Brunch

AMARANTH PORRIDGE W/ COCONUT, GINGER & TUMERIC

This is the most delicious porridge and tastes like a golden turmeric latte with warming ginger, coconut milk and yoghurt topped with almond butter. I often make a double batch which lasts a couple of mornings and occasionally even lunch. We’re a dairy loving…

June 19, 2018
Baking

DARK CHOC, PISTACHIO & CINNAMON LUNCHBOX COOKIES (GF, DF)

These cookies are delicious and literally only take 5-10 minutes to prepare. I’ve been known to make them while packing a lunchbox in the morning (if I haven’t hit pause on the alarm!). They’re super versatile, you can mix them up with any nuts,…

June 7, 2018
Mains

SUPER VERSATILE SWEET N’ SOUR PEANUT SAUCE (VEGAN)

Here’s the promised Sweet n’ Sour Peanut Sauce recipe we served with sticky roast vegetables and sorghum last night. It has so many uses beyond sticky vege & grains though, I make a batch most weeks to go with buckwheat noodles or Thai chicken salad…

June 7, 2018
Starters

LITTLE WASABI CORONATION CHICKEN FASCINATORS

Here’s some little ‘English’ nibbles we had for the evening of the Royal wedding but they’d also make a great quick bite for any night of the week. They’re simply little slices of cucumber, topped with succulent wasabi mayo dunked chicken and microherbs topped…

May 19, 2018