Rare Beef Salad with Watermelon + Raw Zucchini Noodles
Beef / Cheap + Cheerful / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Cucumber / Dairy-Free / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Mint / Radish / Special Diets / Watermelon

Rare Beef Salad with Watermelon + Raw Zucchini Noodles

I love this style of food. It’s fast, fresh, light, and packs a punch. This salad has it all. It has crunch from the raw cucumber and garden radish, heat from the red chilli, sweetness from the watermelon, and all-important protein from the beef. A great way to stave off an afternoon sugar-craving meltdown. Enjoy! … Continue reading

Cauliflower, Kale + Apple Tabbouleh with Blueberries, Cherries + Seeds
Apples / Blueberries / Cauliflower / Cheap + Cheerful / Cherries / Coconut Oil / Dairy-Free / kale / Light Meals / Meals + Courses / Sides / Special Diets / Vegetarian

Cauliflower, Kale + Apple Tabbouleh with Blueberries, Cherries + Seeds

This cheeky, fresh new take on Tabbouleh will blow your little super-foodie minds. Completely raw, vegan, and piled high with ingredients that are guaranteed to have you bouncing off the walls and ready for anything the day has planned for you. Cauliflower and apple are grated and tossed together with purple kale, parsley, plump goji … Continue reading

Banana + Crunchy Nut Cheesecake
Almonds / Baking / Banana / Buckwheat / Cinnamon / Coconut Oil / Cream / Creme Fraiche / Hazelnuts / Honey / Oats / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Banana + Crunchy Nut Cheesecake

Cheesecake and banoffee pie – two wonderful and decadent treats that rarely fail in making people sit back, smile, and pat their bellies with delight. While nothing can beat a classic ‘just-like-grandma’ makes it cheesecake, this recipe takes the idea and basic flavours and lightens things up a little. Organic rolled oats, rye and spelt … Continue reading

Cock-a-Leekie Bánh mì
Bread / Chicken / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Ginger / Leek / Lemon / Lemongrass / Lunch / Mayonnaise / Savoury

Cock-a-Leekie Bánh mì

 For those of you who regularly follow the blog you might have picked up on my love for light, fresh, Asian-inspired flavours and styles of cooking. Continuing this theme, in this recipe I combine a classic combination of chicken and leek, made famous by the Scots and their Cock-a-Leekie Soup, and a street food favourite, … Continue reading

The Seagull Burger – Fish, Citrus, Hot Coconut Mayo + Rocket with Brioche
Avocado / Blood Orange / Bread / Chilli / Coconut / Coconut Oil / Fruit / Lime / Lunch / Mayonnaise / Mint / Orange / Red Onion / Savoury / Seafood

The Seagull Burger – Fish, Citrus, Hot Coconut Mayo + Rocket with Brioche

Inspired by one of my favourite summertime tipples, the minty, lime-spiked Mojito, The Seagull has everything you could ever want in a burger. Fillets of Rockling mingle with lime juice and mint in a simple but punchy marinade before being gently pan-fried. Along with the Mojito-happy fish, the soft buttery brioche bun is layered with … Continue reading

Balmain Bug Brioche with Coconut Mayo + Green Apple Slaw
Apples / Bread / Breakfast / Coconut / Coconut Milk / Coconut Oil / Eggs / Fennel / Lemon / Lunch / Mayonnaise / Savoury / Seafood / Shellfish

Balmain Bug Brioche with Coconut Mayo + Green Apple Slaw

For a slightly more lavish picnic fare try these brioche rolls. Adding a touch of Finger, Fork & Knife to the classic New England Lobster Roll, I’ve used sweet, delicate Balmain Bug meat, and lightened things up a little by making my own mayonnaise – that has a summery coconut kick. Dusted with a little … Continue reading

Grilled Nectarine + Haloumi Soft Shell Tacos with Mint + Dukkah
Avocado / Breakfast / Cardomom / Cheese / Chilli / Coconut Oil / Coriander / Cucumber / Cumin / Ginger / Hazelnuts / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Mint / Peach / Savoury

Grilled Nectarine + Haloumi Soft Shell Tacos with Mint + Dukkah

After spending some time over the festive period with friends and family in Beijing, where temperatures dropped to -16C some days, I am truly enjoying the warmer summer days back home in Australia. For me, Summer is a season that allows us all the chance to take a step back, relax, cut the nasties from … Continue reading

Curry-Spiced + Coconut Lentil Hot Pot with Smashed Honey Potatoes
Baking / Cardomom / Chilli / Cinnamon / Coconut / Coconut Milk / Coconut Oil / Coriander / Ginger / Honey / Lemon / Lentils / Lunch / Savoury / Sweet Potato / Tomato

Curry-Spiced + Coconut Lentil Hot Pot with Smashed Honey Potatoes

A hearty yet healthy lentil recipe that is filling, delicious, and has the added bonus of delivering plenty of goodness to my body. My Curry-Spiced + Coconut Lentil Hot Pot is my take on a classic – Shepherd’s Pie. Puy lentils are gently simmered in a curry-spiced and ginger-kissed coconut broth, and are given layers … Continue reading

Peach Donuts with Toasty Almond and Coconut Glaze
Almonds / Cacao / Coconut Oil / Palm Sugar / Peach / Sweet

Peach Donuts with Toasty Almond and Coconut Glaze

My recipe for Peach Donuts with Toasty Almond and Coconut Glaze is the delicious love child of a donut and peach sorbet. Using what has become the most fashionable and exotically amusing kind of fruit in fresh food markets around the world this recipe combines juicy summer flavours with a not-too-sweet chocolate-and-toasted nut glaze. A … Continue reading

Chocolate Crunch Brownies
Agar Agar / Baking / Cacao / Chocolate / Coconut Oil / Coffee / Millet / Sweet / Wholemeal Flour

Chocolate Crunch Brownies

  Not your typical chocolate fudge brownie recipe – but just as good, if not better. Naughty but nice, my Chocolate Crunch Brownies are made from wholemeal flour along with fragrant coconut oil, raw cane sugar, bittersweet cacao, and plenty of puffed millet. Butter-less, egg-less, and free of refined sweeteners, these little luxurious treats are … Continue reading

Whisper-light Strawberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Frangipane Slice
Almonds / Baking / Berries / Buckwheat / Chocolate / Coconut Oil / Eggs / Pistachio / Sweet / Wholegrains

Whisper-light Strawberry, Pistachio and White Chocolate Frangipane Slice

 A light-as-air summertime slice recipe made with juicy strawberries, white chocolate, and almonds. Served alongside plump mulberries and pistachios, this slice doesn’t only look a picture but makes perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cup of tea. 2 tbsp buckwheat flour, sifted 1/3 cup powdered icing sugar, sifted ¼ cup wholemeal almond meal 2 tsp soy … Continue reading

iBake for Steve: Apple and Chambord Tart with Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce
Agave Syrup / Apples / Baking / Coconut Oil / Currents / Eggs / Rice Flour / Sweet / Wholemeal Flour

iBake for Steve: Apple and Chambord Tart with Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce

A simple apple tart made with a buttery pastry crust, and a sweet and salty apple and Chambord filling. Finished with a drizzle of rich fleur de sel caramel sauce, and a scoop of vanilla-bean ice cream. iLike! For the shortcrust pastry: 150g plain stone-ground wholemeal flour 50g rice flour 100g unsalted butter, room temperature, … Continue reading