Month: July 2014

Zucchini Lemon Couscous

Couscous makes for a brilliant alternative to rice or everyday noodles. It’s versatile and easy to prepare, requiring little more than the addition of hot water and fluffing with a fork. Originating from North Africa, as Morocco’s answer to what the Italians had long enjoyed, it’s also made from durum wheat flour, however rolled into […]

Blackberry, Pink Peppercorn and Rosemary Granita

Since I don’t happen to have an ice cream machine (my kitchen is tiny – think European-sized in a turn of the century building, yes…tiny), this “sorbet” would actually be considered a granita, which is an Italian style sort of sorbet that has not been churned. Meaning, it’s completely made by hand, and mixed with […]

Crustless Spinach, Prosciutto and Mushroom Quiche

Real men don’t eat quiche, they eat smoked bacon and egg pie! Well, I’d say quiche isn’t much different. The name itself originated from Germany (the word ‘quiche’ is derived from the German ‘Kuchen’, meaning cake) and was later called ‘Lorraine’ or ‘quiche Lorraine’ by the French. Although by definition, a quiche must be in […]

Carrot Kohlrabi Salad

I only really discovered kohlrabi a few years–emmm, it’s a vegetable. Heh, I was confused — It only sounded like a foreign word to me. It’s a German term meaning ”cabbage turnip”. Okay, doesn’t sound great and it’s not a looker, but it taste pretty amazing! It took me ages before I actually bought one […]

Quinoa Breakfast Cookies with Oats, Goji Berries and Almonds with Oats, Goji Berries and Almonds

Goji Berry and Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

The perfect, portable, all-natural breakfast cookies for people on-the-go. Packed with three superfoods (goji berries, quinoa and almonds) this soft breakfast cookie is full of lots of good-for-you ingredients. Keep them on hand, in the freezer, for a quick grab and go breakfast or snack. These delicious berries are packed with nutrition – 1/4 Cup Serving (28 g) of goji berries has […]

Salads To Celebrate Tomatoes 3-Ways

3 glorious tomato salads to celebrate tomatoes! Be sure to seek out the freshest, most fragrant tomatoes available, preferably sun-ripened on the vine, as they are incomparable in flavor. These salads, even in their simplicity, are absolutely delicious. Especially the Asian tomato salad – it has definite all star appeal! Feeling Kind?