Pea and Mushroom Risotto

In Australia, it is Fall now, or we call it Autumn. There is an abundance of vegetables in the Fall and it is a wonderful time of the year to create nutritious meals! I feel lucky to be able to try such a variety of mushrooms this year, as well. A nice comforting risotto that…

Chocolate Truffles.

Dietary Fibre and Cholesterol. Dietary Fibre and Colon Cancer. It is very well known now from many research studies that the relationship between these is very beneficial for us. The subject of soluble and insoluble fibre was a main topic in the previous posts: Lima Beans,  Black-Eyed Bean Lubiya, Pearl Barley Risotto. Below is an…

Beef Cutlets

These Beef Cutlets are very tender, and you can use any lean cut, although I recommend the beef topside. This special way of cooking the lean beef will make it so versatile, you can enjoy the Beef Cutlets with any salad, in a burger, or even on its own as a snack. When a high…

Moroccan Lamb and Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 butterflied lamb leg 500 g dry chickpeas 80 g barberries (or, prunes and apricots) 2 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 onion 1 lemon 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper  2 cup lightly salted water Salt and pepper 30cm Tagine Method: Soak dry chickpeas in a cold water for a few hours or…

Warm Duck Salad

This is one of my favourite salads that I don’t prepare very often. It is probably not an every day salad, however, if you want to indulge yourself or surprise someone, this salad is a wonderful meal. It’s a symphony of sweet-sour and savoury, soft and crunchy, homely and gamy. Warm Duck Salad Ingredients: 2…

Salmon Caesar Salad

The recipe for Cured Salmon was shared earlier. This Cured Salmon is a real gold when it is added to a salad. Below is a recipe for a Salmon Caesar Salad, that is a perfect light meal for a lunch or late dinner. A home-made mayonnaise is used in this salad, which you will make…

No-cheese cheesecake.

I needed a way to trick myself with a pseudo cheesecake. And here it is, my solution recipe. If you are allergic to dairy products like me, or lactose intolerant, I hope you will like this cake. The only warning I’d like to make is that this cake is best when served with a tea,…

Zucchini Sliders

When you have a nice steak, grilled fish or BBQ Chicken for dinner, or maybe even high protein Hemp Seed Falafel , then the next day it is not as exciting to warm up the left-overs. I have a solution for you, it is simple and yummy! All you need is a jar and medium-large…

Berries in Snow

After discovering Freekah wholegrain and starring with my Freekah Salad, my son presented me with Freekah flour. What a wonderful taste and colour! I think it will be really cool to create something with Pistachio, as they are of the very similar colour. This flour triggered my inspiration for the Berries in Snow cake just…

Freekah Salad

If you embraced Quinoa years ago, you will love Freekeh/Freekah. It is packed with prebiotics and nutrients, has lots of fibre (about 10%), high protein content for a grain (about 15%). The only thing we need to be aware of is that Freekah is a wheat grain, and it does contain some gluten. Although its…