Main Dish · Recipes · Soups & Salads · Vegan · Vegetarian

Pork, tofu, kimchi & soba noodle soup

There’s something warming about a steaming hot Asian soup – all the spices fused together into the most delectable broth.  The best ones are salty, sweet, sour, and spicy – all at once. Add an egg, stir it through, and it becomes the most amazing creamy explosion of flavours! The best thing about these soups… Continue reading Pork, tofu, kimchi & soba noodle soup

Breakfast & Brunch · Main Dish · Recipes · Vegan · Vegetarian

Chickpea pancake (vegan & gluten free)

In an effort to try to be plant-based / vegan at least a few times a week, but not sacrificing taste and protein intake, I got experimenting with chickpea flour. After spending some time last summer in the Cinque Terre region of Italy, I discovered “farinata”, a chickpea pizza/focaccia which was absolutely delicious. Thinking I… Continue reading Chickpea pancake (vegan & gluten free)

Main Dish · Meat · Recipes

Shredded lamb with frekeh and pomegranate salad

Sundays are lazy days for us. It’s my “rest day” so the only exercise that happens is a long walk with the little wolf. Other than that, Sundays comprise lazy market visits, brunch at home, reading and a possible movie. An afternoon nap is always welcome too… Cooking wise, Sundays are lazy too. I’ll inevitably… Continue reading Shredded lamb with frekeh and pomegranate salad

Gourmet · Main Dish · Recipes · Seafood

Prawn & spring onion dumplings

One of the things I really miss about Australia is the accessibility of multicultural food.  Just going to China Town and having the feeling you’ve been transported to Asia itself – mountains of sushi, noodles, ramens, stir-fries, and DUMPLINGS to choose from.  Sure, Paris has it’s own Asian niches here and there, but it’s not… Continue reading Prawn & spring onion dumplings

Main Dish · Meat · Recipes

Beef burgers (with homemade rolls and mayo)

The rise of gourmet burger joints has definitely risen. The market is basically saturated with them, and I suspect it’s worldwide. The burger’s popularity has risen such that those served in the gourmet joints are almost unrecognisable compared to the McDonald’s burger which was the only burger joint back in my days. Oh and Burger… Continue reading Beef burgers (with homemade rolls and mayo)

Main Dish · Meat · Recipes

Beef, cashew, broccoli stirfry 

I’ve recently been running super late after work and have zero time or energy to cook. Much as I love it. Craving a bit of beef (must’ve Been the vegan January…) I thought a quick stirfry would be on the cards. And it was awesome! Beef, cashew, broccoli stirfry Ingredients 500g lean mince beef 1… Continue reading Beef, cashew, broccoli stirfry 

Main Dish · Recipes · Soups & Salads · Vegan · Vegetarian

Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad

Another super quick salad idea, perfect for a packed lunch or just a lazy one at home! It’s super easy, colorful and nutritious too!    Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad Ingredients 1/4c shredded red cabbage 1 large handful torn kale leaves 1 large cooked beetroot, cubed 1/2 shallot, sliced 1/2 avocado, cubed 1TB… Continue reading Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad