Chase away every winter lurgy (not to mention make all your dishes delicious) with your own, super-potent kimchi! Despite what you may think, it’s actually very easy to make, and doesn’t take many ingredients. It’s the fermenting that’s the magic. Everyone has their own recipe for making kimchi – and you can definitely add or […]
This is such a super dinner for making in bulk – freeze half and thank yourself for a quick dinner on another day, or give one to a friend. Dhal is so comforting! It also benefits from a handful of spinach stirred in right at the end, or throw in a handful of peas or […]
Just the right vehicle for all that delicious butternut pumpkin that finds its way into our bags come Autumn! Creamy and soft with big chunks of sweet roasted pumpkin, its the dinner dreams are made of. Pairing with crispy sage, as we’ve done here, is a real winner. We love the idea of using what […]
This Sweet Potato Curry is the perfect meal to warm your belly and stave off the encroaching Winter germs. The kids will love the sweet flavour and how easy it is to eat. The curry itself can be thrown together in the time it takes the rice to cook – convenient on a night when […]
There’s so much to love about this soup – crisp-tender Asian greens, spicy aromatics, hot soothing broth – and it takes mere minutes to come together. Perfect for winter lunches, and exactly what you need when you’re feeling under the weather. Organic ginger and garlic are just bursting with flavour, and gives this broth the […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The long winter has waved goodbye, and the fresh, tender veg of spring are HERE! This base risotto recipe is, of course, perfect year-round, but there’s something special about the delicate greenery and lemon zinginess of this spring version. It’s about to be your new favourite. Print […]
Absolutely nothing beats a creamy, cheesy, bubbling casserole right from the oven for these chilly winter nights. This cannellini-bean version is chock-full of sweet sauteed leeks, garlic and aromatic veg and works well either topped with breadcrumbs and parmesan (as a main) or parmesan and cracked black pepper (as a side). It’s also awesome assembled […]
We are now well and truly into winter which makes me crave comfort food. There’s nothing like a warming dinner at the end of a frosty day. This recipe is my mum’s beef stew, (she is known as Oma to my kids). There are too many variations to include but this is probably my favourite, and the most palatable to my children.
You can cook this in an hour or two on the stovetop but the best way is to chuck it all in a slow cooker in the morning. Go about your business and bask in the delish smells as they take over your house. Rest in the knowledge that all you have to do in the evening is throw some rice in the rice cooker, throw some pasta into the slow cooker half an hour before you want to eat, or if you’re really feeling energetic, you could whip up some mashed potato.