Konafa with Mango and Cream

This recipe was inspired by a good friend of mine who is always looking out for indulgent desserts. Konafa is an egyptian dessert which is traditionally made with cream or nuts. The addition of fruit especially my favourite summer fruit the mango takes it to a transcendent level. The konafa pastry is crisp in your […]

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Coriander and Almond Pesto with Prawns and Linguine

As I have said in my earlier post, coriander is my all time favourite herb and this pesto is one of my favourite ways to enjoy it. It is zesty, garlicky, lemony and the chilli flakes add an incredible zing that make you want to bathe your tastebuds in it. This stuff is soooooo good, […]

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Vegan apple and cinnamon cake with apple jam

This is a moist and fluffy cake, which you absolutely cannot tell is vegan. I would make this even when I am not observing a vegan fast. Apple-y and cinnamon-y it is the perfect cake with a cup of tea, and does well even without the additional layer of apple jam. Ingredients For the apple […]

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Vegan Oreo Cheesecake

God bless the creator of Oreo’s – although they were created or lactose and dairy intolerant children in the first instance, they are a staple in our household when we are observing a vegan diet. I developed this recipe because I tasted a ‘regular’ oreo cheesecake that was amazing, and since the invention of Tofutti […]

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Panko crumbed prawns (popcorn prawns)

I am absolutely in love with panko breadcrumbs. They take the concept of ‘crunch’ to a completely different level. I have used Panko on my arancini balls which was an amazing experience, and today, despite it being a part of my self proclaimed healthy food month, I had to try it on prawns. I am […]

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Tahini marinated Barramundi fillets

Near my work there is a lovely little cafe that makes the most amazing meals. They do a baked barramundi that has all these complex flavours in it and I have been eating it at least twice per week for 3 weeks in order to figure it out….I finally determined that one of the secret […]

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Prawn Jambalaya

Jambalaya is the Creole word for mess, and this recipe is a delicious mess! Flavoursome because of the spices and vegetables used, its a quick and easy seafood dish. ¬†When not observing a vegan and seafood fast, this dish is heightened by the addition of fresh chorizo sausages and chicken along with the prawns. I […]

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