Miso Roasted Eggplant

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Over Easter, we traveled back to Adelaide to visit Alex’s parents (and raid the veggie patch, of course!) We picked tomatoes, butternut squash, figs, and the most wonderfully sweet eggplants we’ve ever had. We decided to make our version of one of my favourite eggplant dishes- miso eggplant. Our version is full of ginger and chili,…

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Roasted Purple Carrots & Dukkah

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This simple side dish will liven up any meal.  A drizzle of honey prior to roasting will help bring out the sweetness of the carrots, and the sprinkling of Dukkah to finish takes it to a whole new level – undoubtedly, these carrots will be the first to go off the table. Feel free to…

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Bhindi Masala

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Since moving back home, my mom and I have developed a special tradition of reserving Sunday afternoons for cooking. We make anything from 3-5 Indian dishes, something that she used to do alone (she’s a rockstar)! One of my long-time favourite Indian dishes was also one of the first ones I learnt how to make-…

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Asian-Style Green Beans

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I almost always pass on green beans, but when they are prepared asian-style, they morph into one of my favourite sides. We decided to try and recreate this restaurant favourite at home the other night, and I must say, our results were pretty incredible! We began by breaking the ends off the beans, and then…

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Baked Brie topped with Wild Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions

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Alex and I celebrated this past Christmas with a group of friends in Paris, and what better place to make baked brie? I decided to take the savoury route, and top mine with wild mushrooms and onions. I began with caramelizing half of a large white onion (red will also do) with a bit of…

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