Tomato and Olive Risotto Recipe

Tomato and Olive Risotto

Recipes/Blog Growing up, there was always something magical about my mum’s risotto. um made risotto all the time. Being an Italian chef, in a gorgeous restaurant on the Gold Coast, is where my mum and dad started their restaurant. After a big night of service, we would often all end the night with a big

Lemon Polenta Cake

Recipes/Blog Polenta?  Yes, this is a great cake ingredient, especially for our gluten-free friends. The mix of flour in this cake (almond flour, gluten-free flour, and polenta) makes a great combination and texture.  If you love an afternoon tea cake, then this one is for you!  It’s moist, doesn’t require any icing, and is perfect

Tangy Tahini Cauliflower and Potato

Recipes/Blog Lately, I’ve been a little obsessed with tahini and the many health benefits of sesame seeds, making this dish more appealing! The best part? This dish requires only five minutes of prep time, and another five minutes to whip up the dressing while it bakes in the oven. It’s a great option for busy

Vegan ANZAC Biscuit Recipe

Vegan ANZAC Biscuit Recipe: A Healthier Twist on a Classic Treat

Recipes/Blog Are you a fan of sweet treats that are not only delicious but also healthy? If yes, then you’re going to love this ANZAC BISCUIT recipe! As you know, ANZAC biscuits are a classic Australian and New Zealand delicacy. They’re made using oats, flour, and sugar, but I’ve put my own twist on them

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chickpea chocolate chip Cookies

Recipes/Blog Okay, so these biscuits may sound strange, but trust me, they are a huge hit every time I make them. And the best part, no one suspects they are loaded with chickpeas. They are so easy to make, have only a few ingredients and honestly, they’re a sweet treat you can enjoy totally guilt-free.

Pistachio and White Chocolate Vegan Cookies

Recipes/Blog These vegan white chocolate and pistachio cookies were delicious.  It’s one of those vegan recipes that have good texture, smooth, sweet, and nutty flavour of the white chocolate and pistachio. I highly recommend these to anyone who’s looking for delicious vegan treats!  My family has been making these white chocolate and pistachio cookies for

Entire Roast Pumpkin with Brown Rice

Recipes/Blog So, I’m on a bit of  pumpkin roll lately – with vegetables as pricey as they are right now – buying an entire pumpkin (at only 99c a kilo) means you can create loads of dishes and very cost effectively.  And besides, who’s not obsessed with pumpkin. What I love about this dish is

Moroccan Roast Pumpkin and Chickpeas

Recipes/Blog Pumpkin would have to be on of the world’s most versatile vegetables.  It’s delicious roasted, steamed, mashed in soups, pasta – you name it!  The list goes on. This dish would have to be an all time favourite and it’s so simple to prepare – and then the oven does all the work for

Pumpkin and Cashew Cream Sauce

Recipes/Blog Growing up in an Italian family, with my mum as a chef in our family restaurant, this pasta dish was on repeat.  It was an absolute hit at the restaurant.  Our family restaurant was called Arrivederci (my brother actually still carries on the family business).  Anyway, back to this dish!  People would come from

Pumpkin and Leek Soup

Recipes/Blog Another winter classic and a family tradition.  This soup is so creamy and nourishing.  Using leek adds enhances the sweetness from the pumpkin, it’s totally worth it.  Option to replace with onion and even add some potato for extra creaminess. This creation is also gluten free.  Enjoy! Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25

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Hearty Lentil Soup

Recipes/Blog This divine lentil soup is a traditional family recipe passed down from my beautiful mum.  It was and still is my absolute favourite winter comfort food. It also ticks so many boxes, being gluten-free and vegan.  And the most important box it ticks is deliciousness.  It’s an incredibly wholesome recipe packed with iron, fibre

Chickpea Soup

Recipes/Blog When I think of chick pea soup, memories of my dad flood my heart. It was one of dad’s favourites and mine too. Isn’t it funny how a particular dish can transport you to particular moments in time. For me, when I cook this soup, I have strong  memories of our family home in