Tomato + Parmesan Crostata with Cumin + Oregano
Baking / Cheap + Cheerful / Cumin / Light Meals / Meals + Courses / Special Diets / Tomato / Vegetarian

Tomato + Parmesan Crostata with Cumin + Oregano

A simple free-form tomato tart – sweet baby tomatoes, cumin seeds, goats cheese and oregano nestled on top of an easy, crumbly no-knead parmesan pastry. Served warm with a dusting of cumin-spiced icing sugar, this crostata is a real treat and the perfect light bite. ___________________________________________ FOR THE PARMESAN PASTRY 200 g plain flour 150 … Continue reading

Pomegranate + Cider Kangaroo with Cracked Wheat, Haloumi + Greens
Beef / Brussel Sprouts / Celery / Cheese / Chilli / Cracked Wheat / Cumin / Kangaroo / Lamb / Lemon / Lime / Lunch / Mint / Paprika / Pomegranate / Savoury / Tahini / Tofu / Wallaby / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Pomegranate + Cider Kangaroo with Cracked Wheat, Haloumi + Greens

I’ve featured a couple of recipes on the blog that see kangaroo as the star of the show, and why not? Kangaroo is a beautiful meat not only because of its taste and incredible nutritional properties – it is very lean and packed full of healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids – but it is … 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

Wallaby Tartare with Avocado and Fennel
Avocado / Beef / Cumin / Eggs / Fennel / Kangaroo / Lime / Lunch / Savoury / Soy Sauce / Spring Onions / Wallaby

Wallaby Tartare with Avocado and Fennel

Don’t let the first word of this dish put you off. Yes, it does involve wallaby and yes, it does involve the wallaby being raw. At this point I’m going to have a guess and say I’ve lost about three-quarters of you. For those of you that are still with me, wallaby is an extremely … Continue reading

Seared Orange Pepper Kangaroo Fillet with Spring Couscous
Basil / Beef / Beetroot / Cauliflower / Cumin / Kangaroo / Lemon / Lunch / Mint / Orange / Red Onion / Rose Water / Savoury / Tomato

Seared Orange Pepper Kangaroo Fillet with Spring Couscous

Kangaroo is a great source of protein and a good low-fat red meat to include as part of a healthy diet. It’s also a very affordable option when pennies are tight. Rubbed with a bright blend of orange zest, cumin, olive oil, salt and pepper and seared ever-so-quickly in a hot pan, the fillets caramalise … Continue reading

Spiced Calamari, Kale + Purple Potato Chip Bagel with Jicama Salsa + Chipotle Mayo
Avocado / Baking / Bread / Chilli / Coriander / Cucumber / Cumin / Jicama / kale / Lime / Lunch / Mayonnaise / Paprika / Pepitas / Potato / Savoury / Seafood / Sesame Seeds / Shellfish / Spinach / Sweet Potato

Spiced Calamari, Kale + Purple Potato Chip Bagel with Jicama Salsa + Chipotle Mayo

You know that feeling when you just need to break free from the ordinary, the unadorned, the uninspiring? That feeling when a plain old ham, cheese and tomato sandwich isn’t going to cut it for your midday tummy-filler. Don’t get me wrong, a classic HCT can, and has, hit the spot for me on many … Continue reading

Yoghurt-Spiced Kangaroo Kebabs with Chana Chaat
Beef / Cardomom / Chicken / Chickpeas / Chilli / Coriander / Cucumber / Cumin / Ginger / Kangaroo / Lamb / Legumes / Lunch / Pomegranate / Savoury / Yoghurt

Yoghurt-Spiced Kangaroo Kebabs with Chana Chaat

This is a light Indian-spiced dish that celebrates the unique flavour of kangaroo. Tender pieces of roo are marinated in a tangy yoghurt-based sauce, made magic by a host of spices, and given a little kick from fresh ginger and green peppercorns. Cooked on a hot grill, I bring a bit of crunch and interest … Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken Nuggets
Baking / Beetroot / Chicken / Cinnamon / Coriander / Cumin / Eggs / Lunch / Panko Breadcrumbs / Savoury / Sesame Seeds / Sumac / Wholemeal Flour

Moroccan Chicken Nuggets

One of the tastiest, most interesting dishes I’ve cooked on the fly using up what I had sitting in the fridge and in the pantry. Beetroot-speckled, crispy, tender oven-baked chicken nuggets spiced with cumin, cinnamon, sumac, coriander and white pepper. They bake up fragrant, golden and crunchy and are so good with dollop of spicy … Continue reading