Archive for November, 2011

5 ingredient watermelon, strawberry and feta salad

Combining cubed watermelon, sliced strawberries, fresh mint and some salty feta makes up for a quintessential summer salad.

Pearl barley ‘risotto’ with vegetables and chicken

Barley is a tasty, nutritious and a very versatile grain that helps lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar level. Use as you would rice.

Turkey leg confit with cranberry vodka sauce + baked apple | Thanksgiving

Formed into a sausage, the turkey confit combined with the sweet sour flavour of roasted apple and dried cranberries, plus a slight warmth from the generous glug of cherry vodka in the sauce, becomes something out of this world!

5 ingredient carrot and ginger soup with quinoa | for CanToo

Full of beta-karoten goodness from the carrot and post-workout recovery protein and nutrients such as calcium, iron, magnesium from the quinoa.

Zaatar-spiced vegetable pasta with haloumi

A versatile and delicious pasta dinner in minutes, fagrant with Middle Eastern spices of Zaatar.

China, what we ate and what we may never eat again

Attending a traditional Chinese wedding in China meant we got to experience the best of the country’s hospitality and food.

Poached salmon with caramelised leeks and mustard dill sauce

Salmon is one of my favourite fish and in this dish it is transformed into someting really comforting.

Herbed cottage cheese caprese-style salad

This mouthwatering spring salad has to be one of my all-time favourites, because it tastes so refreshing and is very quick to make.