Category Archives: Vegetarian

Zucchini and Basil Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella

   Seems like zucchini aka courgette, is the hottest vegetable since cauliflower right now! Like cauliflower before it (which is used as rice or as a pizza base) zucchini’s status has increased to hot mostly because it is what the … Continue reading

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Chokos

If your experience of the choko isn’t very favourable, I have come across a recipe that might change your mind.  As a kid, we ate choko a lot – my mother would peel and boil them and serve with a … Continue reading

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Healthy Minestrone

Needing a hit of vegetables ? Stave off those winter ills with this healthy vegetable soup packed full of good things. It only takes just over 30mins to make from start to finish. Feel free to change the ingredients to … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan Potatoes

Whilst the origins of this dish are Sri Lankan and is wonderful as part of a curry meal – these potatoes are equally as good as a side dish with a BBQ. One of the benefits of using coconut oil … Continue reading

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Green Beans, Braised Mediterranean Style

Green beans braised in olive oil with onions and tomatoes are a popular vegetable dish in Greece and throughout the Mediterranean and Turkey.   It couldn’t be more simple but this method of cooking, surprisingly transforms the beans into some quite … Continue reading

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Fish Bianco

Basically, a garlicky fish stew, this is one of those dishes where you look at the simple list of ingredients and wonder how it could taste so good.  I first saw this on Rick Stein’s Mediterranean series, when he visited … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Yoghurt Salad

This recipe is inspired by the sensational beetroot salad from Mecca Bah in Brisbane. Given I live in Sydney and my trips to Brisbane were infrequent, I had no choice but to devise my own version.  This is a great … Continue reading

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