November Favourites

November Favourites

A delicious sweet easy salad thats perfect for your Christmas feast plus all my favourites for the month of November.

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Grilled Steak (with curry flavoured smoked sea salt) with Chimichurri Salsa and Fennel Salad (dressed with strawberry port wine vinaigrette)

Grilled Steak (with curry flavoured smoked sea salt) with Chimichurri Salsa and Fennel Salad (dressed with strawberry port wine vinaigrette)

Quite a mouthful title, isn’t it? It had to be because today’s post is my dedication to the farmers and food and wine producers of the panoramic Yarra Valley. Travel, for me, is not about just visiting a destination. It is about the whole experience of discovering what that place has to be offer, albeit [...]

Grilled Fennel, Walnut and Cherry Tomato Salad with Fresh Turmeric Aioli

Grilled Fennel, Walnut and Cherry Tomato Salad with Fresh Turmeric Aioli

Spring is finally here and I am so happy to see my toes again after a long, almost endless bleak winter. The cherry blossoms lining my street, the fresh vibrant produce in the markets, the skirts,singlets and thongs are all making me very happy. And I wanted to try and create something light and vibrant [...]

Ethiopian Tomato Salad

Ethiopian Tomato Salad

There’s a new salsa in town! Yes, I am talking of this humble Ethiopian tomato salad which has become our homestead’s current salsa fixation. Similar ingredients…yet not similar flavours, the signature flavour that marks this tomato salad different from a traditional salsa is ginger. Vegetarian meals are quite common in Ethiopia; simple and humble meals [...]

Cherry Tomato Salad

Cherry Tomato Salad

This is the perfect summer salad for me! Simple, delicious and pretty… I love cherry tomatoes; the burst of slightly tangy, slightly sweet freshness when you bite into these red beauties. The wonders of nature so delicately captured! This cherry tomato salad is perfect with your summer barbecues, a much needed freshness to grilled meats [...]