Kale chips

 Pin It Ok so I jumped on the kale chip bandwagon. All the cool kids were doing it. And you know what? I’m glad I did. Because this stuff is awesome. Kale grows so damn fast in my garden, and only just faster than the bugs that eat it. So I have to do something with it, and chips fit the…

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Pumpkin and ginger soup with coconut and chili – plus your chance to win a Soup + Co soupmaker

Ok so the other day I asked on my Facebook page what everyone’s favourite soup was. And damn were there some delicious answers! But the one that kept popping up the most had to do with pumpkin. And I concur. There’s something about its sweet savouriness and perfect texture that gets me every time. And if I can spice it…

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Easy rice paper rolls

Sure these rice paper rolls are super-simple, but if you’ve never made them before, you might shy away thinking they’re too fiddly. They’re not. They’re SO not. All you need is a bit of bench space, some pre-sliced veggies and pre-soaked rice noodles and you’re ready to roll. You could add anything you like to these babies, but I tend…

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Cheddar Veggie Soup

I love soup in this weather, and I love a thick soup that eats like a meal. With grilled cheese, of course! While I’m partial to a tinned tomato soup from time to time, I cannot do canned soup, packet soup, cupasoup, anything of that nature. Not when they taste like cardboard and it’s so easy to make your own…

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Roasted Pumpkin Hommus

You know, I was actually a little bit of a latecomer to hommus. And even after I tried it, I enjoyed it enough to eat occasionally, but would rarely buy it… the supermarket sort just wasn’t very good. Then I made one at home, and the birds sung and the angels cried. It was so smooth and lemony and garlicky…

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