WHIPPED SWEET POTATO “CHEESE” DIP

Another “oldie” revisited! This time, it’s a super-easy plant-based spreadable “cheese “, perfect for dipping your favourite vegetable/corn chips or crudités into. The basic preparation technique I use for this is based on how I make baby food from sweet potatoes… which probably doesn’t sound very appealing 😛 , but I promise you it’s fuss-free and, with […]

BREAD MAKES A MEAL: TOMATO BRUSCHETTA & LEEK + CHEESE TOASTIES (a journey to River Cottage, part 3)

Classic tomato bruschetta was one of my favourite light meals back in the days when I still lived on the other side of the planet and frequented the delightful Italian cafés Down Under. I cannot believe that it took purchasing Hugh Fearnley -Whittingstall’s River Cottage Veg Everyday!  for me to discover just how easy it was to make […]

TWO PERFECT, VEGETARIAN MINI QUICHE RECIPES YOU’LL ADORE! (Forget the caterers! DIY, people!)

Mini Quiches are quick, easy and delicious. They are perfect for entertaining for many reasons, including their size, versatility and the fact that they can be made in advance yet still served warm and toasty from the oven on the day of your event! I was thrilled to experiment with both of these recipes in […]

SUPER-EASY, CHEESY BISCUITS (AKA how to transform pesky puff pastry scraps into yumminess)

My perfectionist tendencies have meant that over the past couple of weeks I have been testing all the recipes of dishes I plan to serve at the blessingway/baby shower. I recently experimented with two types of mini quiches made with puff pastry and, as a result, had a bunch of puff pastry scraps that I […]