This is another one of my brother, Hugh’s, recipes. Hugh tends to cook very healthy, high-protein food which tastes amazing, and when I was back in Sydney he made this for the whole family a couple of times. You can vary the ingredients as you like, and add different vegetables depending on the season, or take […]Read more "Mixed bean and nut salad"
So I am back in Australia again, and in between working on funding applications and a paper on the public accessibility of concepts, I have also been also ‘organizing’ my wedding (which is in less than three weeks). Well, organize is putting it loosely as we did most of the prep work while in the […]Read more "Salmon, Avocado and Roasted Carrot Salad"
If you have not yet read my post about why I am going vegan for a month, you should. If there is one thing that makes me nervous, it is being invited to a barbecue. Barbecues are so often focused around meat, and even if you have an alternative, it can often mean cooking it on […]Read more "(30 Days of Vegan) Day 7: An (Amazing) Vegan Barbecue (with recipes)"
As the month of veganism fast approaches, I thought it best to get a few of the old non-vegan posts that have been hovering around out of the way. This dish is something I really just threw together one afternoon when I suggested to a friend that they should pop by for lunch, and realised […]Read more "Roasted Carrots and Fried Asparagus with Boiled Eggs"
I have just returned from a weekend at the Coachella music festival, which was great fun, though I am now utterly exhausted. The healthiest thing I ate there was the amazing ‘mothertrucker’ vegan burger from The Green Truck which was serving great food in one of the festival beer gardens. When I wasn’t eating burgers […]Read more "Wild mushroom and asparagus salad"
It has taken many months, but we are finally in our new Brooklyn apartment with a wonderful new kitchen that I have been putting to good use, as promised. As Nick and I started our relationship cooking from recipes from the Australian chef Bill Granger, I decided to look through Granger’s book Bill’s Sydney Food […]Read more "Smoked trout and potato salad"
Last week I went into Wholefoods to do my regular shopping and, as I always do, spent a good deal of time admiring the ingredients that I have never seen before outside of Wholefoods and would have no idea how to cook (ostrich eggs and duck eggs immediately come to mind). It is rare for […]Read more "Fiddleshead Ferns with pine nuts, garlic and goats cheese"