Game Changer Pesto Recipe

Easter is a hop, skip and jump away so it’s time to get cooking! I’ll be taste testing all the Hot Cross Buns London has to offer (OK some) and letting you know which ones you simply must try. In fact, I’m such a Hot Cross Bun fanatic that I’ll be attending an Easter cooking class by London bakery Bread Ahead to perfect my bun making skills. The only association I can make between the […]

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Dessert Sushi and Gilmore Girls

Many hours of my teenage years were spent watching Gilmore Girls. Some may say this was escapism or procrastination from school work but I argue that I was simply furthering my education. Where else would I learn about the effects of excessive coffee consumption? Not to mention the fact that everyone has a different path in life and it isn’t always an easy one. It’s been 9 years since the last Gilmore Girls series ended […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup (Vegan)

Pumpkin soup

  Gee, it’s certainly getting chilly here in Melbourne and as I bundle up to avoid the chill a need for comfort food grows. Instead of reaching for another slice of pizza (not that there’s anything wrong with that) I decided to whip up a batch of pumpkin soup. I’ve never been a huge fan of soup but this particular soup is so creamy, filling and comforting- it’s hard to dislike! It’s topped off with […]

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Crispy Sweet Potato Chips

The winter weather is rolling around once again (tears of joy roll down my cheeks) which means it’s time for warming meals. Soups, porridge, roasts and sweet potato chips of course! I love this time of year as it means I can bundle up and make an effort with my outfits. The cooler weather also means that I can eat all my favourite warm foods without breaking a sweat. Sweet potato chips are my idea […]

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Vegan Nachos

I can easily recall the smell of nachos cooking on weekends in our house. My brothers and I were huge fans of my mum’s cheesy nachos. The crunchiness of the cheesy chips and that fresh salsa sauce….. Dairy free nachos can be a tricky taste so when I found a vegan recipe that was actually good I was overjoyed! I used the Minimalist Baker’s recipe and added some amazing sea salt corn chips as my […]

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The Numerous Possibilities of Zucchini Pasta

Oh zucchini you wonderful vegetable (well actually, fruit!). What yummy opportunities you bring to the plate.  Did you know that zucchini (or courgette if you like) can grow to nearly a meter in length? That’s crazy. There are so many ways to eat zucchini. You can grill it, pickle it, barbeque it or eat it raw like I decided to do today. Lately, I have really been enjoying eating zucchini in the form of ‘pasta’. […]

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Cauliflower Pizza

I feel a bit guilty calling this a pizza because really it’s not really a pizza but instead a cauliflower in a pizza disguise. However, it’s still pretty darn tasty despite the illusion. I have a love/hate relationship with cauliflower pizza as sometimes it can all go very wrong! But I have finally found a recipe that works for me. So here it is! the perfect cauliflower pizza crust. The most important tricks to remember […]

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Ramen

I am writing this as I disintegrate in the 35 degree heat. I am thinking of the cold, fresh weather that I enjoyed in Japan not so long ago. Recently I returned from a two week trip to Japan and although it was short, it was an extraordinary experience. This is my second trip to Japan but my first time visiting Tokyo. It’s amazing to see that each city in Japan has a very different […]

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