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PICKLED RED ONIONS

PICKLED RED ONIONS

You will find a lot of recipes for pickling onions. Some put sugar, or mustard seeds, some add bay leaves and pepper flakes. I kept mine simple – 2 ingredients and then you can add it to so may dishes. Salads, rice bowls, avocado toast. […]

PIZZA DOUGH

PIZZA DOUGH

There are many ways to make pizza dough. For this dough I use the help of my stand mixer and oven that has a proof function which basically means it’s set to 100°F. The dough is crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. […]

KEFIR CUBES

KEFIR CUBES

For smoothies, my go to is kefir. It has all sorts of wonderful things in it for your tummy like probiotics. They come in fruit flavours as well. I always get the unsweetened plain kefir as I want to control the sugar and I add […]

HEMP SEED PARMESAN

HEMP SEED PARMESAN

So first thing – there is no parmesan cheese in this. This is a cheese alternative so to speak. You’ve probably heard of vegan parmesan which is essentially a dairy-free replacement for parmesan cheese. Usually its a mix of cashews and nutritional yeast. I, however […]

BASIL OIL

BASIL OIL

As we get to the end of summer, your herbs may need their final pruning before it gets cold. A great way to use up your fresh herbs is to make a flavourful herb infused olive oil. It’s quick and easy and can be used […]

CINNAMON SUGAR

CINNAMON SUGAR

There are some spice mixes in the stores that are convienant. I saw cinnamon sugar and it’s so expensive to get it premade when it’s just two ingredients that you most likely have in your pantry.

CHARRED BREAD

CHARRED BREAD

Forget your toaster, there is something really special and wonderful about charred bread. I like to use olive oil and garlic. But plain is just as good. All you need is a grill pan and a loaf of your favourite bread.

BALSAMIC GLAZE

BALSAMIC GLAZE

Making a balsamic glaze is really easy. It’s just reducing balsamic vinegar. This is a basic recipe that can be used for so many things. Drizzle it over crostini, cheese, even on strawberries with ice cream.

HERBED OLIVE OIL

HERBED OLIVE OIL

Once it starts getting cold and I know my herb plants are at the end of their cycle, I will make herbed oil with them. It’s nice to have different flavoured olive oil and they are so easy to make. They’re nice to have on […]

DULCE DE LECHE

DULCE DE LECHE

We all know and have tasted dulce de leche, but do you know what it is and how it’s made? I think people think it’s a product that has to be bought, but the truth is that dulce de leche is caramelised condensed milk and […]