cook | eat

this salad has simple yet sophisticated ingredients that are really so effortless to pull together. we had this on a Friday night after a long week at work. we wanted something light yet decadent, and we didn’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen; relaxation, wine and chats were needed, and this dish […]

make :: blueberry lemon icebox cake

We’ve just had the hottest three days on record in Sydney. Much of the state is in critical weather condition with many towns and areas being evacuated for fear of total devastation by bushfire. Seriously, I don’t know how we’ve been functioning in 47°C heat (117F). This cake was a great distraction; it’s no-bake, so […]

mornings

I recently heard an interview with a chef on a random radio station (can’t remember where or with who!) but I loved the questions enough to write them down when I had a chance. Here’s my answers to these fun quiz questions! What time do you get up? weekday exercising it’s 6.15am, otherwise 7am for […]

food glorious food

this is what i’ve been cooking lately roast chicken & veggies for a dinner with friends lamb shanks for the cold winter nights paleo big brekkie mussels en provence mid-week paleo chicken fajitas weekend steak, scrambled eggs & veggies buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce for footy night chicken & date tagine flourless, sugarless chocolate […]

weeknight feeds | chicken cacciatore 

I love the simplicity of this dish; not only is it super quick and easy to make but it bursts with delicious Italian flavours! It’s a one pan weeknight wonder! Just adjust the ingredients for however many people you’re feeding. Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs a punnet of cherry tomatoes 1 cup deseeded kalamata olives 4 […]

whole30 | two weeks down

Jay and I are doing the Whole30 program. What is Whole30 you might be asking? It’s a revolutionary way to change your life; you’re health, your emotional attachment to food and your relationship to your body and exercise. You can read all about it [here] Basically we are doing away with alcohol, sugar, grains, legumes, […]

#rightnow

#rightnow raspberries presents in the mail aviator sunglasses 80’s music short stories sparkling water concert t-shirts daydreaming freshly vacuumed carpet happy memories fresh cut flowers new adventures possibility double espresso smell of bbq sunshine driving with the windows down gold aztec jewellery driving nowhere kanye west playing loud the circus breakfast as lunch doggy cuddles

banoffee pie | recipe

Broadsheet published Cafe Sopra’s famous banoffee pie recipe which I replicated about a month ago! Ingredients: 2 x 395g cans of sweetened condensed milk 180g unsalted butter, chopped 375g digestive biscuits, halved 600ml thickened cream 2 vanilla beans, seeds scraped out 75g icing sugar, sifted 4 bananas 30g dark chocolate, finely grated Method: Place cans of […]

memorable meals

Food glorious food. How I love to eat! And I’ve eaten some delicious fare of late, which I thought I’d share with you. some have been delectably healthy…  green smoothie made with coconut water, kale, celery, apple, cucumber & mint  make the best of this seasons ripe creamy avocado; with lettuce, tomato & salmon  I’ve […]

swedish meatloaf | paleo recipe of the week

Recently I bought the most awesome book; Primal Cravings by husband wife crossfit duo Megan & Brandon Keatley. It’s endorsed by Mark Sisson, one of the godfathers of the modern paleo movement, so you know it’s going to be great! Last night I created my first recipe from it’s pages…the only issue is that all […]