Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mini Leek and Mushroom Tarts!

Here’s a fun crafty edible project for when you’ve got a bit of time. It’s not incredibly complicated, but to do it right you need to put a bit of care into this task. But the good news is, once … Continue reading

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Creativity Win! Red Cabbage and Toasted Corn Salad

Just getting a bit daring. I liked this idea of mixing corn and red cabbage because of the beautiful color combination of bright yellow and deep purple. With a bit of  zesty citrus, spicy chili and salty parm, it came … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Aubergine and Mango

Yet another giant winner from Ottolenghi’s “Plenty” cookbook. Of course, as usual, I changed the recipe a bit so that it was easier to make and suited the ingredients in my pantry (and some that I went out to buy … Continue reading

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How To: Kettle Popcorn and the Tastiest Home-Made Topping Ever

One of my favorite things ever growing up was when my dad would make kettle popcorn for my brother and me. Such a treat! I love popcorn because it’s a great snack to pig out on without feeling too fat … Continue reading

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Chickpeas Veg and Halloumi with Chilli and Mint!

I love it when my fridge contains a bunch of stuff from previous meals I’ve made over the past few days. It challenges me to create new dishes that are yummy and hopefully healthy. Among the random fridge items I … Continue reading

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Summer Food Feast with Local Produce!

Israeli Cous Cous with Caramelized Shallots, Asparagus and Courgettes, Red Potatoes and Mushrooms Roasted with Garlic, Cumin, Black Pepper  Haha. I put the word “Summer” in there as a joke. I live in England and even though technically it’s August, … Continue reading

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GANGSTA Quinoa Salad!

It’s always exciting when I meet someone who expresses a love for quinoa. The last person to tell me they love quinoa automatically became my new best friend and was invited over to make a gigantic superfood salad and to … Continue reading

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Tangy Red Almond Pesto

Who doesn’t love a good pesto? I normally opt for the green basil, parm, pine nut and lemon zest pesto–often swapping the basil for chives or arugula. So yummy! But the other night I got inspired to try a new … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Cumin and Gouda Soup

Straight up: this is a really really good soup. It has so many flavours working together towards a common goal–being extremely delicious. It’s a perfect soup to enjoy on a rainy and cozy afternoon (so if you live in the UK–that’s … Continue reading

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