Ingredients 1 cup unroasted cashew nuts 10-12 pitted dates (soaked in hot water for 10 mins and drained) 1 tsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp cocoa powder Pinch salt Desiccated coconut (optional) Preparation Place cashew nuts in a food processor and pulse into a fine meal Add remaining ingredients and pulse again … Continue reading Chocolate Bliss Balls
Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 3 cups wholemeal flour (also works with wholegrain flour) 1/2 tsp salt 11 g dry yeast 2 tsp maple syrup 2 cups warm water (not hot!) Preparation Sift flour in a large bowl and mix together with salt and yeast. In a small bowl dissolve the maple syrup in … Continue reading Freshly Baked Bread: Crusty B.
We LOVEEEEEEE spaghetti bolognese and it is one of the few things that we were really sad to say goodbye to when we stopped eating meat. BUT, I just couldn't accept it. I searched the internet for vegan versions and came across very many, but none sounded just right. Lentils didn't appeal. Then, I came … Continue reading Vegan Tofu Spaghetti Bolognese
A while ago Shalveena and I went to a trip to beautiful Nelson (New Zealand) with the amazing team of Prestige Lawyers. One evening I got the chance to cook some pasta which surprisingly turned out quite well. In the following, I will record the recipe as good as I can remember it: Name Vegan Spaghetti … Continue reading Vegan Spaghetti with Tofu-Mushroom Sauce
Christmas is a time of laughs and talks with full tummies and families sitting around a table. Usually, with lamb roast or other meat of choice. But, it is entirely possible to have a wonderful Christmas feast without meat. This year, we made an Ethiopian themed Christmas dinner. We cooked up Mesir Wot (red lentils cooked in berbere … Continue reading Ethiopian Christmas Feast
Today was an unusually cold day for the Australian summer and, after going for a walk in the morning, I felt that particular feeling which announces the coming of the sore throat. Thankfully an Epiphany came to me presently: I need tomato soup. I have looked up tomato soups before since I thought it might … Continue reading Indian-style Tomato Soup with Turmeric
Today, we decided to go out for dinner as I wasn't up to cooking at home. We recently moved to a new area and so were keen to try out some of the restaurants nearby to find some good options for eating out. We usually don't like eating out at malls as the food … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Kampung Story Worst Meal Ever