Indian-Style Egg Rice

Egg Rice is a go lunch or dinner that my mother-in-law makes for my boys using leftover rice. It cooks up quickly in the pan with just a handful of basic ingredients. Served with yoghurt, it’s a great way to introduce some basic Indian flavours.

4 Praises of Canned Tomatoes

Tomatoes. My one real food dislike. There’s something about the acidity of fresh tomatoes that has been a turn off for me since childhood. Yet, tomatoes are the base for so much of my favourite food. Solution? I always used canned. Always. Period. They’re sweeter and lack the acidity of …

Glass Noodle Salad

A home version of famous Korean Jap Chae, this Glass Noodle Salad is a quick a delicious crowd-pleaser! Korean inspired, this Glass Noodle Salad uses sweet potato vermicelli, simple sauteed vegetables and a quick dressing of pantry staples.

Besan Chila (chickpea pancakes)

Besan Chila (chickpea pancakes) are thin, spiced pancakes often served with yogurt as an Indian breakfast food. We love them for a quick and easy kid-approved dinner!

Men Who Cook Women who sizzle

Thank to everyone who sampled my food at the Northumberland Sunrise Rotary Men Who Cook Women Who Sizzle event!

I had such a great time cooking for you and meeting you all!

Chickpea and Sweet Potato Patties

Chickpea and Sweet Potato Patties

These Chickpea and Sweet Potato Patties are a delicious and filling main course which pair well with any salad. Bound together with hearty barley and spiced up with cumin, turmeric and garlic, they are as nutritionally balanced as they are tasty!

Roasted Cabbage Salad

Roasted Cabbage Salad with Cucumber Raita

love how beautifully colourful this Roasted Cabbage Salad is and the balance of roasty, fresh and tangy is amazing! This makes an excellent stand alone dish for lunch and works equally well as a side dish for anything else you’d like to roast or grill.

Eggplant Fatteh

Delicious and earthy middle-eastern flavours, coupled with refreshing tart yoghurt and sweet bursts of pomegranate. This Fatteh inspired dish is eaten with pita chips for dipping and is so good that when you run out of pitas, you’ll want to use a finger to scrape your plate!

Black Bean Quinoa Salad with Mango

A delicious Black Bean Quinoa Salad with creamy avocado and tangy sweet mango, this dish is definitely a crowd-pleaser! The dish is rounded out with some earthiness brought by baby spinach and cilantro and finished with lemon and chili powder. Filling, but not heavy, this Black Bean Quinoa Salad is absolutely mouthwatering on a summer’s day.