Warm roast chicken, lentil and zucchini salad

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Dairy free, Gluten free, Main meals, Recipes, Salads | No Comments
Warm roast chicken, lentil and zucchini salad

Warm salad of roast chicken, lentils and zucchini The weather has cooled down. Last week, I had planned on going to the beach Thursday morning with Gracie and some friends but when I went for my early morning surf, a nippy westerly was blowing and the sky was gray, making me opt for a coffee […]

Smells like summer… Basil pesto

Smells like summer… Basil pesto

There are a few farmers’ market items that simply scream ‘summer is around the corner!’ to me…. Big bunches of fresh, sweet basil; early season stone fruit and the sale of blueberries by the bucket load (no kidding!). Whilst I prefer to wait for true summer for my stone fruit fix, the basil at the […]

Lamb kofte with tahini yoghurt sauce

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Blog, Main meals, Recipes | One Comment
Lamb kofte with tahini yoghurt sauce

It has been hot here – the summer-kind-of-hot that brings smiles to beach-goers faces, melts Easter eggs and is perfect for barbecues. This recipe is a humdinger of a barbie recipe…  a touch exotic but not too out there to scare off less adventurous palates. The lamb kofte are flavoured with an intense mixture of spices that are […]

My Vietnam food adventure and a Vietnamese-inspired tofu noodle salad

Posted by on Mar 24, 2012 in Blog, Latest News, Recipes, Salads | One Comment
My Vietnam food adventure and a Vietnamese-inspired tofu noodle salad

I fell in love with Vietnamese food as a young uni student in Sydney. One of my besties introduced me to Pho Bo (rare beef rice noodle soup) and I was hooked.  A couple of years ago the same friend and I went on a food tour of Cabramatta – Sydney’s Little Vietnam – with […]

Superfoods: Do you believe the hype?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Blog, Latest News, Nutrition Tips | 2 Comments
Superfoods: Do you believe the hype?

Acai berries, Goji berries, wheat grass, chia seeds, pomegranate juice …. There always seems to be a new ‘superfood’ being touted as being the key to better health, longer life, a cure for this and as essential for that! Should you believe the hype? What is a superfood? ‘Superfood’ is not a scientifically defined term. […]