Tuscan Vegetable Soup

This simple but very delicious Italian soup is filled with veggies and enriched with a stracciatella mixture of eggs, finely grated cheese and parsley. Stirred through at the end it gives the soup added protein, extra nutrition, a velvety texture and lots of flavour. The soup reheats and freezes very well so if you make…

Middle Eastern Fish Cakes in Tomato Broth

These deliciously spiced fish cakes cooked in a fragrant herbed tomato broth is a simplified version of a recipe from one of my favourite cookbooks; Ottolenghi’s wonderful Jerusalem. I so love his recipes but sometimes find they take quite a long time to make, and a quicker (just as tasty version) can be on the…

Spinach and Cheese Crustless Tart

This delicious tart is just the dish to make when you come see big beautiful bunches of organic silverbeet or spinach. The flavour is reminiscent of a spinach quiche or a spanikopita made without the pastry. It can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature and any leftovers make a lovely lunch or even breakfast.…

Spiced Walnut and Pistachio Cake

This luscious Spiced Walnut and Pistachio Cake, fragrant with the beautiful Middle Eastern flavours of cinnamon, pistachios, walnuts and orange, has a lovely crunchy nut topping and is bathed in a spiced syrup, making it gorgeously moist. It is gluten free, grain free, refined-sugar free as well as paleo friendly.    

Raw Choc Raspberry Cake

Are you looking for a cake recipe that takes only 15 minutes to make, is super healthy, vegan, raw, paleo-friendly, low in carbs and high in protein, free from refined-sugar, gluten and dairy….and most importantly tastes addictively delicious?  Then you have to try this luscious Raw Choc Raspberry Cake. The cake  is made with rice…

Chilli Con Carne

A healthy version of a winter tradition, this is a fantastic, warming and hearty dish is great to serve for a casual supper with friends, and mild enough for your kids to enjoy. It’s bursting with antioxidants and vitamin-rich vegetables, grass-fed beef and beans to up your protein intake. Add extra chillies if you like…