Posh Leek, Beet + Spuds
Beetroot / Carrot / Cheap + Cheerful / Leek / Lemon / Light Meals / Main Course / Mayonnaise / Meals + Courses / Potato / Savoury / Special Diets / Vegetarian / Walnuts

Posh Leek, Beet + Spuds

Cooked simply and cleanly, this dish elevates vegetables to the starring role. A punchy mayonnaise flecked with parsley, lemon and cornichons are the hidden base of this veggie delight. Potato and leek that have been cooked and caramalised in a little olive oil and butter are arranged on top, along with wafer thin slices of … Continue reading

Roasted Eggplant, Chilli + Purple Carrot Pizza with Sweet Tahini + Pickled Zucchini
Baking / Bread / Breakfast / Carrot / Chili / Chilli / Eggplant / Lunch / Savoury / Tahini / Walnuts / Yoghurt / Zucchini

Roasted Eggplant, Chilli + Purple Carrot Pizza with Sweet Tahini + Pickled Zucchini

This particular recipe came together in a moment of inspiration at the local grocer in Balnarring, Victoria. Faced with an abundance of fresh, seasonal vegetables and ingredients, I couldn’t help but pick up a few Japanese eggplants and purple carrots, along with some beautiful organic tahini. What came next was a whimsical summer-style flatbread pizza … Continue reading

Giant Rigatoni, Heirloom Carrot + White Cabbage Bake
Baking / Basil / Carrot / Lemon / Lunch / Pasta / Red Onion / Savoury / Spinach / Yoghurt

Giant Rigatoni, Heirloom Carrot + White Cabbage Bake

Baked pasta dishes almost always follow the same script. They usually feature pasta, some sort of filling, and more cheese than any one person should consume in one sitting. I know, I know…the cheese is what makes you want to dive right back in for seconds, but really, who wants to eat something so heavy … Continue reading

Zesty Crab, Chilli and Kaffir Lime on Betel Leaves
Carrot / Chilli / Fish Sauce / Lunch / Peanuts / Savoury / Seafood / Shellfish / Tamari

Zesty Crab, Chilli and Kaffir Lime on Betel Leaves

These exciting, flavour-packed little parcels are perfect for getting the party started. Lime, chilli, coconut, carrot, roasted peanuts, and crab meat make these leaves sweet and salty, rich with texture, flavour and colour. They are the quintessential summer nibble. 2 tsp tamarind paste 1 tbsp palm sugar, grated ½ tbsp lime juice 1 tsp fish … Continue reading

Thai-style Chicken, Coconut and Vermicelli Salad
Carrot / Chicken / Chilli / Coconut / Cucumber / Fish Sauce / Lunch / Peanuts / Savoury / Tamari / Vermicelli Noodles

Thai-style Chicken, Coconut and Vermicelli Salad

The weather is warming up, the days are getting a little longer and the wine bar down the road has set up their outdoor tables and chairs – this can only mean one thing… summer. To me summer means freshness, lightness and happiness. If those three things could take a foodie-form it would be this … Continue reading

Sunblush Fritters with Honey-baked Prosciutto
Asparagus / Carrot / Eggs / Honey / Lunch / Prosciutto / pumpkin / Savoury / Yoghurt

Sunblush Fritters with Honey-baked Prosciutto

These coriander-spiked carrot and pumpkin fritters are happy to be a light and summery supper option when you’d rather be watching the sunset than fluffing about in the kitchen. Paired with crispy strips of honey-baked prosciutto and a cool, refreshing cucumber yoghurt my Sunblush Fritters are by turns salty, crisp, earthy, yielding and sweet. For … Continue reading

Vegetarian Fried Freekah
Carrot / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Eggs / Freekah / Ginger / Lunch / Mushroom / Savoury / Tamari / Wholegrains

Vegetarian Fried Freekah

 Inspired by one of those ‘I really don’t feel like cooking’ nights, my Vegetarian Fried Freekah celebrates the versatility of the comforting Chinese classic we all know and love. Fresh stir-fried seasonal vegies alongside coriander, ginger, tamari and plenty of plump, chewy freekah this recipe is fast to make and even faster to eat. Perfect for … Continue reading