Spinach White Bean Soup

Spinach White Bean Soup

How Meal Prepping Promotes a Peaceful Life Picture a typical weekday morning in your home. What feelings come to mind when thinking about your usual morning routine? Does this elicit calm, relaxing feelings? Or maybe a typical morning at your house feels rushed and chaotic? Perhaps a mixture of the two? Let’s take a few minutes to explore the world…

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Homemade Ramen Bowls

Homemade Ramen Bowls with Kombu

Homemade Ramen Bowls Being a soup tragic, it will be no surprise to you that Ramen is a favorite variety of soup for me. Many times have I savored the scolding hot broth, slurping up the noodles in a ramen bar on a winters day in northern Japan. Nothing is better as, outside the wind is blowing, the snow falling…

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Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri

Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri

Chimmichurri is a staple in homes throughout South America, each one of which adds has its own special touch to the recipe. The accompaniment is used predominantly for BBQ meat dishes in particular Asado, though in reality can be served with just about anything. Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri is a variation of this basic recipe which although not traditional, punches…

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Soy Milk Mayonnaise

Soy Milk Mayonnaise (No egg)

We have included this recipe for vegan mayonnaise, Soy Milk Mayonnaise because many readers have asked for one. As you will see the recipe is very simple to make, and extremely inexpensive, and the best part is its neutrality. Meaning you can add any flavour to this base to augment it to your preference. With only three ingredients there is…

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Wild Mushroom & Pork

Wild Mushroom & Pork

When you are struggling to get the kids settled after school, and you need to have something prepared for dinner. Which needs to be nutritious, quick and simple enough to allow you to complete the rest of your tasks before bed. Wild Mushroom & Pork is a recipes which is super simple, tasty, and is always a winner with the…

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Farinata

Farinata

Cooking up a storm with Farinata Farinata is a recipe revered in Italy and many Mediterranean countries, both now and for many thousands of years, it has been a favourite of mine. Since discovering this recipe, I have refined it a little to suit my lifestyle and kitchen. This is such an easy recipe to make, you cannot help but…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash

Who doesn’t love a good mash and this one has all the goods to complete a well-rounded meal Mashed Sweet Potatoes. A great accompaniment for almost any winter meal, hearty and warm, packed full of healthy goodness. Sweet potatoes and butternut squash in a combination together work so very well, they are inexpensive and nutritious. There is no simpler recipe…

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cooked lamb rump sliced

Grilled Rump with Pistachio Crust

Lamb is always a favorite especially around spring time when I feel lam is at its peak. Here is a recipe to highlight the meat to it potential Grilled Rump with Pistachio Crust. Dont get worried, it might sound difficult to prepare, though once you read through the recipe you soon realise it is actually easy. Combining aromatics such as…

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bean soup with pork

Pork Knuckle & Bean Soup

There is nothing more that I enjoy than a good soup, this recipe for Pork Knuckle & Bean Soup is one of my favourites. It originates in Hungarian cuisine and is a classic, and personally, I can never get enough. One bowl is never enough for me, I can continue to eat it till I bursts. It basically is a…

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provencale tart with fresh basil leaves

Provencal Tart

With this recipe, you can just as easily use a store-bought pastry sheet, especially if you are pressed for time. Provencal Tart is a great way to use up vegetables within your fridge. Though I would suggest trying this recipe prior to augmenting it, as I think it rocks. You can term this another type of pizza, if you like,…

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Kale & Pecorino Frittata

Kale & Pecorino Frittata

What’s for Dinner Tonight? Kale & Pecorino Frittata Frittata is the perfect meal or snack for the whole family and this Kale & Pecorino Frittata recipe is the perfect example of such a dish. So lets look into this Kale & Pecorino Frittata and break down the ingredients a little, well we all know kale though what is pecorino? Pecorino…

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Celeriac & Pear Soup

Celeriac & Pear Soup

Although the combination of celeriac, parsnip and pear seem somewhat at odds with each other. They really work well together especially in this recipe for Celeriac & Pear Soup. We have sparked it up with the use of the fresh truffle, which is not necessary. Soups are always a perfect starter to a meal, and this one is no exception…

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Pearl Barley & Chanterelle Risotto

Pearl Barley & Chanterelle Risotto

The traditional risotto prepared with arborio rice is a classic of the Italian kitchen. We have taken this and reworked it to substitute the rice with beautiful pearl barley. Which provides, as long as it is cooked correctly a similar level of creaminess as the rice provides. Our recipe here for Pearl Barley & Chanterelle Risotto featured the chanterelle mushroom,…

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Spinach & Tomato Tart

Spinach & Tomato Tart

This is a delicious recipe that has the versatility to be an entree, appetizer or part of an antipasto selection. This Spinach & Tomato Tart recipe combines a selection of quality ingredients that are sure to impress. This is a simple enough recipe, you need little food knowledge to prepare it. Unusually we have included that amazing bush tucker ingredient…

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spices in spoons on black background

Za’atar

As a spice combination, Za’atar is a clear winner, originating from Middle Eastern cuisine. It certainly sets a strong foundation for a memorable meal. Through the simple combination of select herbs and spices including the iconic sumac. which together provide a uniquely Middle Eastern experience. Za’atar can be used on everything from bread, to chicken, meats or seafood, the combinations…

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spiced & cooked chicken thigh

Spiced Sumac Chicken

If you are a chicken lover and are not averse to spice, and I am not talking about chilli spice, but the more general spices. Then this is the recipe for you, Spiced Sumac Chicken is a combination of spices including sumac and paprika, that when combined. Help to create an amazing flavour experience, the family will love, with its…

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asparagus and cress soup with charred bread

Creamy Asparagus & Watercress Soup

Either consume this soup hot or cold, it can be enjoyed either way, the combination of fresh ingredients allows the flavour to be enjoyed either way. Creamy Asparagus & Watercress Soup brings together not only healthy ingredients but rather ingredients that are packed full of power. The vitamins and health benefits of asparagus and watercress are enormous, not to mention…

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