Aromatic ‘faux’ phở with pork & prawn meatballs

2019-05-23T01:19:48+00:00

  After an indulgent year festive season, Ty and I decided in February to give our livers a little break and go raw for a month. It didn't take us too long to get into the groove, and by the [...]

Aromatic ‘faux’ phở with pork & prawn meatballs2019-05-23T01:19:48+00:00

coconut & date chocolate mousse

2019-05-16T10:12:00+00:00

The classic French 'Mousse au chocolat' is primarily made from melted chocolate, butter, eggs (separated) and cream, and while I love the smooth, silky texture and rich taste, it's just a little too much cream for me. The texture of this mousse [...]

coconut & date chocolate mousse2019-05-16T10:12:00+00:00

best ever tartare sauce

2019-05-16T10:12:30+00:00

Summer's just around the corner and these balmy evenings make me want fish and chips. And I can't have fish and chips without tartare sauce (or 'tartar' sauce if you're not in Australia, NZ or UK). After one too many [...]

best ever tartare sauce2019-05-16T10:12:30+00:00

pumpkin & carrot barley ‘risotto’

2019-05-19T04:57:08+00:00

My Dad, Novak (more commonly known as "Roy") would not be described as the world's most enthusiastic cook, but he was the first to introduce me to barley. A master of all things BBQ, Dad usually leaves the kitchen cooking up to Mum, [...]

pumpkin & carrot barley ‘risotto’2019-05-19T04:57:08+00:00

quick leftovers empanadas

2019-05-26T03:33:23+00:00

What better way to jazz up left overs than to encase them in slightly crispy, slightly chewy, subtly sweet fluffy pillows. Empanadas are traditionally bread or pastry stuffed with meat/cheese/veges and either baked or deep-fried. These little guys are pan-fried like pancakes, [...]

quick leftovers empanadas2019-05-26T03:33:23+00:00

chicken liver paté

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

I don't drink beer, and I'm not really one for going up to the pub just for a drink. However, I have been known to go up at my local (The Local Taphouse) just to get their Chicken Liver Parfait [...]

chicken liver paté2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

choc-almond butter cups

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

Who doesn't love Reese's peanut butter cups?! These are healthier version and what I've been bringing along to festive celebrations this year. They're simple (only 5 ingredients), quick and forgiving with the quantities. The chocolate layer sets slightly harder than the nutty layer, [...]

choc-almond butter cups2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

spiced roast pumpkin & coconut soup

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

* Recipe written exclusively for Charby Ibrahim - The Ancestral Body. Nutritional Health Coach, Personal Trainer www.theancestralbody.com.au * Whenever I feel a cold might be coming on, I crave orange foods. Assumingly due to feeling like I need to pump up my Vitamin [...]

spiced roast pumpkin & coconut soup2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

rosemary, sesame & linseed crackers

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

There's no lengthy story behind this one. As my body is much happier if I limit grains, I often use almond meal or coconut flour in place of wheat flour. This recipe has been adapted from a version on Elana's [...]

rosemary, sesame & linseed crackers2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00