This recipe was developed as part of a paid partnership with Ziggys Fresh in Canberra. Winter time and salads are the last thing on our mind. Here in Canberra, however cold it may get, the sunny days of clear blue sky can fool you into wanting one. This is not the time for crisp lettuceContinue reading “Roast Veggie Salad with Honey”
Loads of cultures have discovered the joy of stuffing meat into vegetables – this follows in that same, noble tradition. Some do it with zucchinis, eggplants, even tomatoes. This one does it with capsicum. Punjena Paprika is probably my absolute favourite, cold weather, Croatian dinner. It’s warming and delectably savoury with a hint of sweetnessContinue reading “Punjena Paprika (Stuffed Capsicums)”
This recipe was developed for The Canberra Distillery as part of a paid partnership. The nights are getting colder here in Canberra and as we all sidle our way toward hibernation, we crave dishes that are rich and warm. This slow cooked beef is marinated in sweet Sloe Gin, made by The Canberra Distillery. AndContinue reading “Sloe Cooked Beef with Orange”
Hummus needs barely any ingredients to achieve that creamy perfection. Chickpeas and tahini with lemon and garlic – bam! You’re most of the way down the path of happy dipping. But what if you add another delicious power ingredient? Ah avocado. You bring joy to the hearts of hipsters everywhere AND you go great inContinue reading “Avocado Hummus”
A couple of weeks ago, I ventured down south to a place called Myrtleford in North-East Victoria. While you may not know Myrtleford specifically, you’re probably familiar with the surrounding towns of Bright or Beechworth. Myrtleford is every bit as picturesque and it’s the heart of Australia’s chestnut growing region. Being employed by Chestnuts AustraliaContinue reading “Yuzu & Ginger Madeleines”
When we are far away from the people we love, we can conjure them in the recipes we cook. From 200km away, separated by bushfires, road closures then lockdowns, my mum was sending herself to me as a comforting bowl of her famous Croatian chicken and vegetable soup – juha. Juha Juha is a sacredContinue reading “Remember to burn your onion…”
Hendrick’s is a brand synonymous with eccentricity and whimsy. Their limited edition Lunar Gin is a triumph of these concepts.
As autumn descends like a blanket of orange, so too my kitchen turns from the brightness of summer to an ombre of yellow through red.