All Recipes · Asian · Cuisine

Braised Flowering Chives with Ginger

After one visit to Chatswood last Friday, I was full of new Asian food ideas. Just like that! I must admit, Chatswood has a few good places to shop. Asian City is one of them. That’s where we buy our vegetarian dumplings from and their freezer section is full of Lamyong products—not the whole range… Continue reading Braised Flowering Chives with Ginger

Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Review: Meyhanee, Balmain – Sydney

Yes! Finally, we have a meze place in Sydney. And a good one, too. I am so happy to have discovered this place called Meyhanee. One of our dear friends, Hürol, was talking about a meze place in Balmain for some time. When it was time to catch up with Hürol and Chris again, we… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Meyhanee, Balmain – Sydney

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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 · Indian

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