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I will be busy next month, Peoples!

OK, here's something you may not know about me... I'm a writer. I write books and articles. Some of my articles are even published on paper. And I have been participating this global movement called National Novel Writing Month, in short: NaNoWriMo. What is NaNoWriMo? It happens during November. All NaNoWriMo participants register their books… Continue reading I will be busy next month, Peoples!

Gardein Range · Product Reviews

Product Review: Gardein Golden Fishless Filets

Gardein Golden Fishless Filets are an absolute life-saver in the kitchen. They are so practical; I stopped making my own vegetarian fish and chips from scratch. There is nothing fishy here, just great taste and 0mega-3s without cholesterol. Dip in tartar sauce or ketchup for a quick bite, or add some chips and coleslaw to… Continue reading Product Review: Gardein Golden Fishless Filets

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

Product Reviews · Sanitarium Range

Product Review: Sanitarium Bacon Style Rashers

We love our Sanitarium Bacon Style Rashers. They are incredibly versatile and easy to get, too! I buy ours from Woolworths online and get them delivered with our weekly groceries. Great source of protein, high in iron, zinc and vitamin B12 but also high in sodium, too (unfortunately). Ingredients: Water, vegetable protein (15%) (soy protein,… Continue reading Product Review: Sanitarium Bacon Style Rashers

Product Reviews

Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages (New Recipe)

The new recipe Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages new recipe are vegan friendly and made from rehydrated textured soya protein. The company recently changed their recipe by adding soy and palm oil and reducing sugar and sodium. Most people want the old style sausages back. There is even a petition for it which I have signed.… Continue reading Linda McCartney’s Vegetarian Sausages (New Recipe)

Ingredients

Ingredient Profile: Purslane or Green Purslane

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) comes from Portulaceae family and has many names like green purslane, pigweed, portulaca, kitchen-garden purslane, poor man’s spinach and munyeroo (Aboriginal term). Purslane is considered as a weed by many farmers. However, it is an edible succulent with a chewy texture and a mild, slightly lemony taste. Depending on the variety, the… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Purslane or Green Purslane

Ingredients

Ingredient Profile: Broccoli

Ingredient Profile: Broccoli Broccoli –botanical name is Brassica oleracea cv.italica—comes from the highly nutritious Brassica family and considered to be a cruciferous vegetable. Brassica family also includes Brussels sprouts, cabbage, spinach and chard. Origin Broccoli is originated from Italy more than 2000 years ago. From there, it spread throughout Europe and was introduced to the… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Broccoli

All Recipes · Lunch

Ajoy Joshi’s Moong Dal with Tadka Tempering

Nilgiri’s has always been one of my favourite Indian restaurants in Sydney. For me, it’s an education, an institution of fine Indian cuisine. This may sound like Nilgiri’s is closing its doors but they are just moving to a new location. Change is good; it freshens things up. So we are excited about the new… Continue reading Ajoy Joshi’s Moong Dal with Tadka Tempering

Ayurveda

Ayurveda: The Science of Life

What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is traditional Indian medicine and is the most ancient system of medicine known to humankind. It is believed to be at least 5000 years old but some say it’s even older. Therefore, often called as “the Mother of Medicine” and is recognised by World Health Organisation as alternative medicine. Ayurveda is… Continue reading Ayurveda: The Science of Life

All Recipes · Main Dishes

Vegetarian Chorizo Pizza for Eurovision 2016

Yesterday, I was forced by my husband to get out of the house and buy some ingredients from The Cruelty Free Shop in Glebe. There are reasons for this... The reason number one: I have been couped up at home, rehearsing for Open Mic Night at The Vanguard or in Big Music Studios with the… Continue reading Vegetarian Chorizo Pizza for Eurovision 2016