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Quick lentil curry

For fast winter food that’s sustaining, easy and oh-so-delicious I can’t go past lentils in some form or other. From red, yellow, fancy French to plain brown, lentils are versatile, cheap and fit perfectly into my take-to-work thermos. This quick curry is oil free. Why? Because it works just fine without the added oil and […]

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Stuffed Frittata

Weekends almost always call for a savoury breakfast. The savoury option of old was an egg frittata. I used to like the ease of throwing it together and topping with a good kasundi or other delicious homemade chutney. Luckily there are a couple of plant-based equivalents made with tofu OR a chick pea flour batter […]

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How To Make Raw Pasta Sauce

There have been a couple of stand out new dishes that have delighted us this summer and this is one of them. Easy. Tasty. And full of fresh readily available nutrients. The good thing about raw foods is they’re loaded with water, which fills you up. It never ceases to amaze me how satisfying they […]

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How to make egg-free gluten-free fritters

I have to confess. Egg-based dishes like fritters and omelettes were a favourite fall back for impromptu brunches and quick Sunday night dinners. Convenient. Tasty. Adaptable. But fritters without eggs? Thankfully there’s an alternative that boosts protein without the cholesterol. Chickpea flour. Other cultures have been on to this, like, forever. And the super big […]

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Pasta stuffed with cashew basil cream

Rich, creamy and nutritious, these shells will be gracing our Christmas table this year. They feel a little bit fancy, a little bit decadent and are easy to assemble. A serving of 2-3 stuffed shells is ample when served with salads and vegetable sides.  You will need: Big pasta shells 2 jars of pasta sauce […]

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