50 cloves of garlic – soup

Who doesn’t loooove garlic ? No, seriously, who ? Garlic is pretty special if you ask me. It’s considered as one of natures original wonder drugs 😀 and this is due to an active compound called allicin. According to online healthy life ambassadors ‘Natural Society’ dot com “A mere one milligram of allicin is nearly…

no meat monday: kinda pad thai with spicy peanut sauce

A really simple cheat version of pad thai. Easy for weeknight dinners, and makes enough to have left overs for lunch and dinner 😀 Ingredients: – 300g rice noodles – 1 cup raw snow peas, cut on the diagonal – 1 cup of bean sprouts – 3/4 cup of toasted peanuts – 1 long red…

gruyere, goats cheese and caramelized onion tart/quiche

I am so sorry to all the people who I promised this recipe.. It’s been saved in my drafts for ages. Another no meat-monday has rolled around.. and I have goats cheese in the fridge.. and a pie crust in the freezer. This tart (or quiche) is so easy to make and only takes 5minutes…

corn fritters + pico de gallo and quick guacamole

It was another no meat Monday in our house last night.. and all I could think about were the corn fritters I had eaten at Bills with Krys in Sydney. Luckily I found a recipe online… Crisis <averted> Ingredients: – 6 cobs of corn, kernels shaved off – 1/2 red capsicum, diced finely – 1/2…

no meat monday – silverbeet & ricotta lasagne

This recipe is dedicated to the Kirk newlyweds. May your marriage be as awesome as this lasagne tastes. As most of you will already know.. One of my favourite flavour partnerships is spinach and ricotta – or rather any green veggie and some kind of cheese.. broccoli and ricotta, asparagus and peccorino, rocket and goats…

pumpkin and lentil curry

In my latest fruit and vegetable delivery I recieved half a pumpkin. I don’t like pumpkin. Bart adores pumpkin. And curry. Pumpkin + Curry = pumpkin curry 🙂 Ingredients: – 1/4 of a jap pumpkin or any other pumpkin, skin and seeds removed – 1 onion, sliced – 2 heaped tablespoons of your favourite Indian…