Cooking with weeds. After picking up some nettles at the market recently I spent the weekend cooking them up in some new dishes. Gnudi is a favourite – little ‘nude’ ravioli, as it butter sauce. With a nuttier, richer taste than spinach, nettles really hold their own on a plate. The rich burnt butter sauce adds some creaminess to the light ricotta rounds.
This (#glutenfree) cake noir has a sandy but moist texture, with a subtly nutty aromatic from the tahini and honey.
This deeply verdant soup is as nourishing as it looks. Nettles are like a richer, sweeter and nuttier version of spinach.
Some creepy (but delicious) Halloween menu ideas – Bloody Marys, Beetroot soup with chocolate bread, Squid tentacles on Squid ink bun, Midnight cake & more.
This cake was first introduced to us by a friend in the UK, and has since been a feature at many picnics, birthday and tea parties. Like it’s cousin the carrot cake, courgette makes the cake moist and sweet.
This video is real damn cute. 6 second-graders are treated to dinner at 2-hatted restaurant, Daniel in NYC.
There’s not a more comforting dish to me (other than Mum’s minestrone) than fish and white rice. If ever I’m feeling a bit fragile, sick or upset, fish and rice is my go to dish, whether its tinned tuna, salmon or smoked mackerel. This recipe for Citrus Zest & Nigella Seed Marinated Red Snapper is the ultimate in the fish & rice combination. Perfect for a midweek dinner or any time you need a little pick me up.
When I first thought about a sweet omelette I was definitely not that enthralled, but this sweet fruity delight is just like eating a really light pancake.
Photographer Jasmin Schuller dreamed up this lovely little photography series called ‘Sweet Meat’ which got us thinking…although a generous scoop of mince meat atop an crispy waffle one seems wrong at first, there are many right things about it
This dish has a fragrant, fresh combination of flavours, served with lots of rice to soak up the exotically flavoured tomato sauce.
Samosa are one of those foods that your guests will rarely say no to when passed around on platter. If you’re not up for making the pastry you can use ready made puff pastry or spring roll pastry instead.
We recently wrote an article on the Australia’s Booze Botanicals for Vice Munchies. Boobialla gin anyone? Samphire vodka martini?