Waffles - full of buttermilk, cheddar cheese and jalapeño with chipotle butter - sweet, spicy, buttery and the best when spread over a warm waffle so it melts into the nooks and crannies, bacon, heirloom tomatoes. Layered and then topped with rocket, avocado and maple syrup!
These raspberry macarons made with white chocolate and raspberry filling are one of the most flavorful macarons ever, the sweetness of the shells is very well balanced by the tart raspberries used not only in the filling but also in macaron shells.
Croissant French Toast with whipped ricotta AND raspberries, super indulgent and the perfect breakfast to make on a Sunday morning! It’s incredibly soft, buttery and touched with just the right amount of sweetness from the cinnamon sugar.
All cooked on the hotplate using only one pan, this Seafood Paella is the easiest and most perfect mess-free dish for summer! A mix of chicken, chorizo, lobster tail, jumbo tiger shrimp, clams and mussels and drizzled with truffle oil - the perfect combo!
Buffalo Falafels stuffed into warm pita bread with fries, blue cheese and creamy ranch dressing! The perfect 'dude food' for you and all your guests to enjoy together.
If you despise blue cheese (it’s my favorite), swap sharp shredded cheddar. Either way, you will love these fries. I used a mix of sweet potatoes and regular potatoes, but use whatever your prefer.
Warmed, soft pita bread stuffed with melt-in-your-mouth lamb, and filled to the brim with fries, feta, veggies and harrisa Tzatziki!
A mix of all the best summer farmers market produce - zucchini, summer squash, fresh sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes, sweet peaches + nectarines, cherries, basil and watercress. Add a handful of toasted, salted seeds and a sprinkle of feta + a drizzle of olive oil and DONE.
The quinoa is cooked in unsweetened almond milk steeped with chai tea, then topped with pecans and coconut for protein and a little cinnamon for flavor. It’s low-glycemic, nutritious, and a pretty darn delicious breakfast if I do say so myself!
These fig tartlets are not quite sweet and not quite savory, living in a delicious realm in between. The cream cheese and crunch of cornmeal in the crust tease out the earthy quality of the figs, and a drizzle of honey heightens the fruit's juicy, natural sweetness.
A homage to winter’s best. The crust is kept like a traditional cookie - golden brown — in order to let the grapefruit curd shine. The creamy, smooth custard features both grapefruit juice as well as zest for a deep citrus flavor and bright acidity, with just a touch of bitterness that adds a lovely complexity and bite.
Lightly char-grilled potatoes, crisp on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside, served with a creamy mustard dressing and sprinkled with fresh dill.
The best part about this recipe is it’s all about using up the abundance of your garden and any leftover vegetable / herb scraps you have on hand so feel free to follow this recipe very loosely and swap in whatever you are feeling.
This Whole Wheat Spinach and Artichoke Pizza is basically everything and anything you’d want in a pizza. It’s healthy…ish, loaded with veggies, cheese, garlic and basil, all piled on the most delicious whole wheat crust! Seasoned with immune boosting lemons and topped with fresh microgreens. Simple little changes, but promise this pizza is beyond delicious. Sometimes simple truly is the best.
Blackberry Lavender Chevre Ice Cream - these flavours go together so nicely and make one dreamy, creamy, fruity ice cream. The goats cheese adds a tangy, creamy element, while the lavender adds floral notes and the blackberry brings an earthy richness to the table.
Mulberries are available from greengrocers when in season. You could substitute with blackberries, or any other type of berry.
Gooey and creamy, warm melted cheese with punchy garlic and a hint of herb from the rosemary. With crunchy on-the-outside, moist-on-the-inside garlic bread to dip in!
The perfect entertainment piece to get your family and friends talking, this Layered Hazelnut Pavlova with Marscarpone and Berries will be a crowd favourite no matter the season!
Pasta is best enjoyed with good friends or family, a good bottle of wine, some crusty homemade bread and great conversation. This Sweet Potato Gnocchi is the perfect winter warmer, loaded with rich, tomato sauce and seasonal vegetables.
Crisp meringues and billowing folds of freshly whipped double cream flavoured with rosewater, truly scrumptious for a decadent afternoon tea. Meringues can be made in advance and kept in an airtight container for up to two to three weeks. For a pretty decoration scatter with rose petals.
Spring is the perfect time for lamb. The weather is still cool enough to enjoy the full flavour of a slow roasted joint of meat, coupled with the gardens first offerings. A dish full of promise that summer is on the way. This is a dish that can be prepared in advance and is perfect for sharing.