Product Reviews

Tofurky Deli Slices Smoked Ham Style

The first time I had Tofurky was in the US. We were travelling around the world and US was one of those places we visited. We were going to drive up to Yosemite National Park to spend a few days in a self-catering cabin we hired. It turned out to be one of the best… Continue reading Tofurky Deli Slices Smoked Ham Style

All Recipes · Cuisine · Middle Eastern · Salads

Na’ama’s Fattoush recipe from Jerusalem

This is a fabulous fattoush recipe from a fabulous book: Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. I own a signed copy of it –signed by both authors. It is a beautiful book with a cloth cover and full of childhood memories around food, tradition, history and the city itself. My fascination with Jewish food… Continue reading Na’ama’s Fattoush recipe from Jerusalem

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Food Groups: Water, Part 1

Food Groups: Water Water is the main constituent of the body: it makes up approximately 50-80% of the body weight, depending on lean body mass. Water is so essential to life as humans can survive only a few days without it. In the body, water becomes the fluid in which all life processes occur. Functions… Continue reading Food Groups: Water, Part 1

Main Dishes

Fettuccine in Creamy Prawn and Bacon Sauce (all vegetarian)

Fettuccine in Creamy Prawn and Bacon Sauce Every week, we have one pasta dish for dinner. Supermarket bought ready to go, pop-out-of-the-jar style pasta sauces can be very practical. I use Arabiatta, Bolognese (by adding vegetarian mince to it), there is Napolitana and an olive variety as well. They are all tomato based as you… Continue reading Fettuccine in Creamy Prawn and Bacon Sauce (all vegetarian)

Product Reviews · Quorn Range

Product Review: Quorn Southern Style Burgers

It was a lovely surprise to find these Quorn Southern Style Burgers at Coles. Now, Woolworths carry them, too. These vegetarian friendly burgers are wrapped in a crunchy, southern style pepper coating (breading) and made with mycoprotein like other Quorn products. Mycoprotein is a nutritious member of the fungi/mould family which is naturally low in… Continue reading Product Review: Quorn Southern Style Burgers

All Recipes · Lunch · Main Dishes · Turkish · Vegetarian

Spinach with Eggs or Yumurtalı Ispanak

I have recently introduced my husband to this fantastic Turkish dish called Yumurtalı Ispanak (Spinach with Eggs). Now he keeps asking for it. Yes, I know; I created this monster. Anyway, this is a good example of Turkish comfort food and I sometimes crave it myself too. The day I made the decision to make… Continue reading Spinach with Eggs or Yumurtalı Ispanak

Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Review: Bentley Restaurant and Bar, Sydney

Vegetarian degustation menu with wine pairing is becoming a bit of a theme for me and my husband. Especially, when it comes to celebrating our birthdays –which are only a day apart. This year, we decided to have our birthday dinner at Bentley’s. The restaurant is located on the corner of Pitt and Hunter Streets… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Bentley Restaurant and Bar, Sydney

All Recipes · Desserts

Recipe: The Mighty Lemon Coconut Slice

A couple of weeks ago, I was reading The Dalai Lama’s Cat and The Art of Purring by David Michie. It was my lazy Sunday read. In the book, “Mrs. Trinci, Serena and Lobsang were sitting on stools at the kitchen counter, sipping mugs of tea and munching on coconut slice that Mrs. Trinci had… Continue reading Recipe: The Mighty Lemon Coconut Slice