Oatmeal and mushroom risotto

This week, Woolworths had finally launched Steel cut oats in their stores, as you can imagine the excitement was palpable  with so many foodies patiently waiting for it to hit our shores! Steel cut oats are different from regular rolled oats, instant oats, and quick cook oats, in that it is processed in different ways. […]

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Olive oil, lime and coconut biscotti. 

It’s been a while since I’ve baked anything, I find the process of baking quite calming and sort of a temporary escape from the real world in exchange for that a realm of whimsy and wonder. Now if only I could escape washing the dishes after the mess that ensues… With my olive oil purchase […]

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Roast cauliflower and quinoa salad

This gorgeous warming salad is inspired and adapted by a recipe from the Gourmet Traveller Australia. As said in my previous post, I’m finding more ways to (excuse the pun) spice up my vegetables and make it into a main dish that is both filling and delicious. Thought I would share a little piece of […]

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Affogato and chocolate muffins with a coffee sugar

This is another amazing recipe from Delicious Australia, and was said that it was inspired by a three ingredient dessert bread recipe by the revered Matt Preston. He is someone I look up to, aspiring to be as great a food writer as he is, with so many of the greats like the late A.A […]

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Brussels Sprout and sweet potato gratin. 

These days I’m leaning towards greener pastures, or so I’d like to think. I find myself wanting to eat more green, more plant food. Eating plants/vegatables has a very lacklustre underrated reputation as something of a side dish to your main meat dish. This perception can be something of the past. Lately with the help […]

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Babylonstoren Olive Workshop

Every visit, every single time, I always find something new at Babylonstoren. This to me is what keeps me coming back every time, the excitement of exploring something different in the same lush gardens. If you remember, I joined a group for the Bee workshop last October, which was amazing to experience first hand going […]

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Roasted pumpkin infused yoghurt

Pumpkin epitomizes Autumn in the comforting warm taste and colour lending it’s beautifully sweet flavour to just about anything I can think of to add it to. Which brings me to these gorgeous yoghurts that I am beyond obsessed with, pumpkin and cinnamon double cream yoghurts that I have recently considered an indulgent treat. The […]

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English muffins 

Sweet or savoury? A thin layer of strawberry jam or silky smooth lemon curd topped with a dollop of cream or simply served with lashings of melted butter on a toasted English muffin. Best served in bed with a piping hot cup of tea. This is the epitome of weekend ‘breakfast in bed’ kind of […]

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Satsuma and coconut granola 

I have never considered myself to be health obsessed or fit. However, as one ages and times change, circumstance dictates otherwise and almost forces one to be health conscious and smart about what we put into our bodies. You might have noticed lately I’ve been eating a little healthier than usual, and for that I […]

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Booch mocktail.

  Last year at the Convivium table event that had I attended, I was introduced to an intriguing beverage I had never heard of. Theonista Kombucha was something I’ve never tasted before, a combination of so many flavours sweet, sour, and fizzy.  Kombucha is a beverage made by fermenting tea and sugar with a specific culture […]

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