Warm Coconut Milk with Almonds, Maca + Honey
Almond Milk / Almonds / Breakfast / Cheap + Cheerful / Cinnamon / Coconut / Coconut Milk / Dairy-Free / Meals + Courses / Special Diets / Uncategorized / Vanilla / Vegetarian

Warm Coconut Milk with Almonds, Maca + Honey

What to drink as a remedy for a bleak, grey day when the wind is howling and the sky is thick with cloud. My go-to winter warming drink is a blend of coconut milk and almond milk that is infused with an uplifting mix of spices, vanilla, honey, and a teaspoon of maca powder to … Continue reading

Pear, Mint + Ginger Crumble
Almonds / Baking / Dessert / Fruit / Ginger / Lemon / Pears / Stem Ginger / Vegetarian / Wholemeal Flour

Pear, Mint + Ginger Crumble

The bright and zesty fragrance of fresh mint and lemon adds a new dimension to a classic winter crumble. Beautiful in-season pears are lightly stewed with medjool dates, lemon, and a few pieces of sticky stem ginger to make a naturally sweet and spiced fruit filling. Fresh mint leaves are stirred in at the last … Continue reading

Pumpkin + Pancetta Brown Rice Risotto with Water Buffalo Yoghurt
Baking / Cheese / Creme Fraiche / Leek / Lemon / Lunch / Parmesan / Prosciutto / pumpkin / Savoury / Yoghurt

Pumpkin + Pancetta Brown Rice Risotto with Water Buffalo Yoghurt

There is nothing more lovely and lulling than gently stirring a big pot of nourishing, oozy risotto, watching the little grains of rice swell up and get gorgeously plump. Another one of my favourite winter things is the combination of sweet roasted pumpkin, smoky pancetta or bacon with parsley and lemon. It is a flavour … Continue reading

Quinoa Porridge with Almond Milk, Rhubarb, Apple, Nuts + Coconut
Almond Milk / Apples / Baking / Breakfast / Cinnamon / Coconut / Fruit / Ginger / Honey / Orange / Quinoa / Rhubarb / Vanilla / Walnuts / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Quinoa Porridge with Almond Milk, Rhubarb, Apple, Nuts + Coconut

As life seems to hurry by we often forget to nurture and nourish ourselves properly. Yes, you can pep yourself up with multi-vitamins and relieve cold and flu symptoms with paracetamol but I don’t believe there to be anything more powerful for the promotion of health than what you put into your mouth. The kitchen … Continue reading

Tea-smoked Garlic + Celeriac Soup with Purple Kale + Rye
Almonds / Celeriac / Cream / kale / Leek / Lunch / Rye / Savoury

Tea-smoked Garlic + Celeriac Soup with Purple Kale + Rye

Jamie Oliver is one of those guys you just can’t help but adore. He’s cheeky, passionate and committed to real food and food education. As part of his quest to change the way we think about food he has pioneered a Global Food Revolution Day that hopes to encourage people to come together to cook, … Continue reading

Tomato Soup with Roast Kipfler Potatoes + Kale Pesto
Almond Milk / Almonds / Baking / Basil / Cheese / Coconut Milk / kale / Lunch / Milk / Parmesan / Pinenuts / Potato / Savoury / Tomato

Tomato Soup with Roast Kipfler Potatoes + Kale Pesto

An honest, simple tomato soup recipe with nothing to hide. Pantry cupboard favourites, tinned tomatoes, garlic, and balsamic vinegar are rounded out with a splash of milk and fresh basil. Roasted kipfler potatoes and a beautiful nutrient-packed kale and mixed nut and seed pesto take this simple tomato soup to the next level. This is … Continue reading

Gnocchi with Beef and Basil Sausage, Radicchio + Ricotta
Basil / Beef / Cheese / Pasta / Radicchio / Savoury / Uncategorized

Gnocchi with Beef and Basil Sausage, Radicchio + Ricotta

Simple and laid back this recipe imbues a wintery evening with warmth and happiness. Little pillows of potato gnocchi are tossed in a pan with olive oil, basil, radicchio, lemon, and itty-bitty beef and basil meatballs. Finished with lemon zest and beautiful fresh ricotta and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. This dish is … Continue reading

Mixed Mushroom, Pancetta, Thyme + Spinach with Pappadelle
Cinnamon / Cream / Lemon / Lunch / Mushroom / Parmesan / Pasta / Savoury / Spinach

Mixed Mushroom, Pancetta, Thyme + Spinach with Pappadelle

The earthy combination of smoky pancetta, mixed wild mushrooms with a touch of cream, thyme and fresh egg pasta makes for a beautiful heart and belly-warming dish for a chilly evening. As we begin to store away our summer dresses, shorts, and sandals and pull out autumn knits, socks, and boots, this recipe is a … Continue reading

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes
Cheese / Eggs / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Parmesan / Pasta / Peas / Potato / Ricotta / Savoury / Spinach / Sun-dried Tomatoes / Sweet Potato / Tomato / Wholemeal Flour

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes

Not much has changed since my last post, the days are still biting cold and the skies are still flint grey, and I still have a raging appetite for foods that induce cosiness, warmth and savoury satisfaction. Perhaps one of the positives of the wintery bleakness is the attraction of the kitchen and the time … Continue reading

Spiced Tofu + Green Bean Curry
Beans / Cashews / Cauliflower / Cinnamon / Coconut / Coriander / Cucumber / kale / Lunch / Red Onion / Savoury / Tofu / Turmeric / Yoghurt

Spiced Tofu + Green Bean Curry

This curry recipe is so unbelievable perfect for this time of year that it would be selfish of me not to share it with you. The coconut sauce spiced with turmeric, cumin, coriander, fennel, cloves and cinnamon is light-bodied, vibrant and nourishing. Swimming in the curry-spiced broth is a medley of tofu, cauliflower, green beans, … Continue reading

Moroccan Beef Tagine with Figs + Almonds
Almonds / Beef / Chilli / Cinnamon / Coriander / Ginger / Harissa / Leek / Lemon / Lunch / Paprika / Quinoa / Savoury / Sweet Potato / Tomato / Turmeric / Wholegrains

Moroccan Beef Tagine with Figs + Almonds

When it’s cold and dreary outside there is nothing more comforting than a big bowl of something wholesome, sweet, and a little spicy. My Moroccan Beef Tagine with Figs and Almonds is healthy, beautifully textured, and miraculously delicious when you are suffering from the end-of-summer blues. Cumin and turmeric keeps things grounded, and the addition … 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