Swordfish with Beetroot Mash + Free eBook: The Wholesome Cook Companion

The first proper week of school is almost over. For Zac it means a momentary relief from homework which he has been given solidly this whole week. He’s in year 8 now. Looking back at a photo I took of him doing homework on one of the first days of school last […]

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DIY Raw Chocolate Advent Calendar with a Coconut Crunch

There’s something magical about Advent calendars and now you can make your very own raw chocolate and crunchy coconut version. Otherwise set the chocolate in block moulds and enjoy a square here and there during the festive season.  When I was little, I loved the excitement of Christmas as much as […]

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WIN One of 11 Signed Copies of The Wholesome Cook Book!

Whoa! That’s right, you read correctly… All up there are 11 copies of The Wholesome Cook Book up for grabs, you just have to be in it to win it. Even if you already have a copy it might be a good way to get a freebie for under the Christmas tree. It’s easy […]

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7 Blood Orange Recipes to Try this Season

Every year, toward the end of August, I can hardly contain my excitement. It’s (our wedding anniversary) and blood orange season! I utterly adore them. All dressed in breathtaking hues of orange, crimson and red, their flavour is citrusy and sweet with just a hint of lip-puckering tartness.

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Beetroot and Fennel Risotto for Nourish Magazine

The following Beetroot and Fennel Risotto recipe graces the pages of the May-June issue of Nourish magazine in my Healthy on a Shoestring column. Plus there are 5 more delish recipes to try.

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Teff Porridge Bowl Two Ways

Move over Quinoa, there’s a new kid on the gluten-free grain block and it’s called Teff. Teff is an ancient whole grain native to Ethiopia and like other grains it can be used as a porridge base or ground into flour.

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How to Cook the Perfect Roast Chicken and 7 Ideas for Using Leftovers

Roasted chickens are a delicacy and a part of the Sunday lunch menu in many homes. Here are 5 tips that will ensure juicy meat and extend the use of the chicken well beyond the first day. Some of the tips apply to store-bought rotisserie chickens as well. They are […]

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Almond Gingerbread Cookie Wreath

This gluten-free Almond Gingerbread Cookie Wreath makes for a beautiful Christmas table decoration and if you are looking to adopt a new tradition, it is a great for breaking with family and friends while spreading festive well-wishes and cheer. Merry Christmas! xo

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