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

All Recipes · Salads

Turkish Tabbouleh Salad or Anne Kısırı

Kısır is Turkish version of Tabbouleh. I guess there are two types of Kısır in Turkish cuisine. One with tomato paste –or hot pepper paste- and one without. The one with any kind of paste is the sticky one and that's what you get from most Turkish döner kebab places. My mum’s version, on the… Continue reading Turkish Tabbouleh Salad or Anne Kısırı

Product Reviews

Product Review: Massel Gravy Mix Supreme

I have been using Massel Gravy Mix Supreme for a long time now. I tried other brands including some vegan ones directly imported from the UK. At the end of the day, Massel Gravy Mix Supreme is the one I can easily get from our local supermarket. And is delicious, too! Apparently, Massel gravy comes… Continue reading Product Review: Massel Gravy Mix Supreme

All Recipes · Cuisine · Mediterranean

Unveiling the tagine and couscous

I was thinking the other day... Every time I make my Moroccan Faux-Chicken with Preserved Lemon and Olives and Harissa Flavoured Couscous with Raisins and Pine Nuts, I need both recipes in front of me, on the same page. And they never are! Because, one of them is a main and the other one is a side… Continue reading Unveiling the tagine and couscous

Restaurant Reviews · Reviews

Restaurant Review: Bliss & Chips, Newtown

We have been wanting to try Bliss & Chips since they opened in 2015. On one of those days, we just happen to be in Newtown and were ready to have a late lunch. There it was: Bliss & Chips. For those of you who don’t know what kind of a place Bliss and Chips… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Bliss & Chips, Newtown

Gardein Range

Gardein Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Wings

Now, Gardein Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Wings are the real deal. I’m telling you, they are fast, practical and incredibly tasty. How to cook Gardein Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Wings Stove top is best: ln sauté pan over medium heat, add 1 Tbsp of oil. Add frozen wings and cook 4-6 mins until crispy and… Continue reading Gardein Sweet and Tangy Barbecue Wings

Gardein Range · Product Reviews · Reviews

Gardein Lightly Seasoned Chick’n Scallopini

Gardein Lightly Seasoned Chick’n Scallopini is the best chicken breast alternative for vegans and vegetarians, ever!   Gardein Lightly Seasoned Chick’n Scallopini Ingredients: water, soy protein isolate, expeller pressed canola oil, methylcellulose, tapioca starch, yeast extract, organic cane sugar, organic vinegar, potato starch, salt, quinoa, natural flavours (from plant sources, contain celery), colour added, mushroom… Continue reading Gardein Lightly Seasoned Chick’n Scallopini

All Recipes · Course · Soups · Vegan

Recipe: Potato and Mung Bean Soup

Potato and Mung Bean Soup is a vegan and gluten free soup with all the goodness of mung beans. I have had the recipe for a long time and is one of my favourite soups of all time, too. But before the recipe, I’d like to say something about beans… Beans are incredibly valuable part… Continue reading Recipe: Potato and Mung Bean Soup

All Recipes · Cuisine · Indian · Vegan

Recipe: Aloo Matar (Potatoes and Peas)

Aloo Matar (Potatoes with Peas) is one of my favourite vegetarian Indian dishes of all time. Partly because it was the first Indian dish I ever learnt to cook. Aloo means potato and matar means peas, by the way. It is a dry style Indian dish which can be added to other dishes like a… Continue reading Recipe: Aloo Matar (Potatoes and Peas)

Gardein Range · Product Reviews

Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes

I don’t know if Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes taste like the real crab cakes but they are so tasty. At the moment, The Cruelty Free Shop and Taste Organic carry them along with other products from Gardein. I'd say they are cheaper at Taste Organic. Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes Ingredients: Water Textured wheat… Continue reading Gardein Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes