Meatless Monday #7 – Indian lemon rice

So it looks like Sydney can be covered in a white blanket. Not snow mind you, but hail as seen from various news site. If you’re trying to make a Planet of the Apes spoof, better run to Bondi while you can. If the skate board park photos are anything to go by, it’s a perfect set… Continue reading Meatless Monday #7 – Indian lemon rice

Meatless Monday #6 – Ottolenghi’s Sprouting Broccolini with Sweet Tahini

I have a confession of sort. If I can kidnap one person and somehow inhale their talent by means both fair and foul that person will be Yotam Ottolenghi. I only start cracking open his Plenty More book and it’s amazing to be pleasantly surprised by the originality of the recipe that made them an instant hit to… Continue reading Meatless Monday #6 – Ottolenghi’s Sprouting Broccolini with Sweet Tahini

Meatless Monday #3 – Lentil burger and happy Australia Day

Happy Austraya Day! Depending on where you live in this continent, you are either basking in the sun or hiding indoor enjoying the cool sojourn from the relentless heat this week. Today also marks the end of the annual Sydney Festival. Sadly I didn’t venture to eat Gelato Messina’s mind bending creations, but I did… Continue reading Meatless Monday #3 – Lentil burger and happy Australia Day

Meatless Monday – #2 Coconut Quinoa Bowl

There is that awkward time in January once the dates acquire double digit that it’s no longer New Year. Double digit January dates are the well meaning toddlers bumping into corners and crying loudly whenever they bump into a New Year resolution and accidentally breaks it or sat. In the normal course of a year these… Continue reading Meatless Monday – #2 Coconut Quinoa Bowl

Meatless Monday – 2015 #1 Indian Ratatouille

Happy New Year! I watched the last day of the year go by in Cairns, and really enjoyed the chilled atmosphere and surprisingly lack of smart phones being pulled out as people watch the firework over the jetty. Makes a nice change and hopefully is a good omen for the year and the remaining 360… Continue reading Meatless Monday – 2015 #1 Indian Ratatouille

Meatless Monday – Spinach and corn soup with a dollop of nostalgia

Some days you wake up in the morning with the taste of a meal in your dreams and wonder whatever happened to that dish or that meal. For me, it was the sweetness of the corn and the satisfying spinach crunch that I remembered in this very simple soup. Unlike other Indonesian dishes, it’s unlikely… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Spinach and corn soup with a dollop of nostalgia

Meatless Monday – Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup

There are some dishes that brings you back to a time and place instantly. For me this recipe always brings me back to memories of my first apartment and fending for myself for the first time. Living on a budget, I was after a recipe that can use any cheap ingredients I can get my… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Tuscan Tomato and Bread Soup

Vegetarian travel – Berlin Part 1 – flat white, beer and hot dog

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a city with an active Four Square community will likely be be an absolute godsend for spotting vegetarian restaurants. This is in fact true for Berlin, city of bratwurst, hipsters and surprisingly plentiful vegetarian options.

Meatless Monday – Bircher Muesli

  I’ve been a bit sick in the last couple of weeks, so cooking and blogging a Meatless Monday recipe that doesn’t look like soupy sludge was a bit of a challenge. With a couple of friends coming for brunch I hunt around for breakfast dishes and came across Taste’s Bircher Muesli recipe. Considering the number… Continue reading Meatless Monday – Bircher Muesli