Side Dishes Category Archives

Crunchy flax and chia seed crackers


These crunchy, superfood-packed crackers are just awesome because they use up all that flax seed that comes in the giant packets. Have you ever noticed that? Why do they come in such big bags?! You generally use a very small amount in a recipe and then have all these seeds hanging around. Anywho, that’s not the only reason they are great, they are tastier than …

Sweet green chilli sauce


It’s that pickling time of year again folks! Last year I wasn’t able to head out to Sydney Markets like I normally do as I was heavily pregnant although I still managed to knock out this delicious tomato and tamarind chutney before I popped. But this year, I am totally back on with this sweet green chilli sauce (which is really yum and actually perfect for the novice …

Smoky peach mustard


To follow on from my previous teaser of Made From Scratch, I am sharing a few more tasty pics and also my recipe for Smoky Peach Mustard. Have you ever made your own mustard? It’s surprisingly easy and this one is perfect for all your summer barbecues. Smoky peach mustard

Walnut and miso filled eggplant + a cookbook teaser


This has got to be one of my favourite Australian Women’s Weekly cookbooks to date! Almost Vegetarian is a book for the aspiring vego and hard-core vegan alike. With chapters such as Almost Vegetarian, which features recipes with lots of vegies and some white meat (plus easy tips on how to make the recipe completely vego if you are so inclined) to the Everyday Vegan …

Spicy lemon and spinach ricotta bake


This bake is one of my go-to vego mains because it’s simple, tasty and you can make it ahead of time. It has a sweet potato base (you could also use pumpkin or regular potato) which is spread with a sweet and savoury burst of caramelised onion. It’s then finished with a cheesy, spicy spinach and ricotta topping. The bake is also gluten free as an added …

New cookbook – Eat Drink Share


I popped in to see the lovely ladies at Women’s Weekly Cookbooks the other day and was so happy when they handed me a copy of this super fun cookbook that I worked on earlier in the year – Eat Drink Share. It is packed full of awesome recipes for sharing and will make the perfect Christmas gift for the foodie in your life. Today …