Grilled vanilla peaches on truffled ricotta rye

VANILLA DREAM | Vanilla and maple glazed peaches layered on a  ‘truffled-up’ ricotta rye toast. If the thought alone of grilled peaches is enough to excite your taste buds, try adding a smidgen of vanilla bean and a dash of maple before subjecting them to grill pan. Trust me, you won’t regret. It adds that extra oomph of sophistication…

Refreshing Watermelon and Mint Salad

REFRESHING SUMMER SALAD | Rehydrate with a cooling watermelon salad tossed with lime and mint leaves.  Yearning for something cooling in the hot summer months? Then look on further than the watermelon. Juicy, sweet and available in seedless varieties, watermelon is not just comprised of water and sugar, but is in fact a nutrient dense food,…

Cherry Tomato and Roasted Lemon Salad

I am a sucker for colours. Precisely because of that, I was immediately captivated by the vivid kaleidoscope of colours that deck out the pages in Plenty More, Ottolenghi’s vegetarian cookbook. One usually does not equate healthy produce with good taste but trust me, he somehow manages to make vegetables taste phenomenal as if they have undergone…

Baked Eggplant with Tahini Buttermilk Dressing

For lovers of eggplant and tahini, I implore you to try this recipe. Make the dish pop with colour by garnishing with freshly diced mint. This side dish pairs extremely well with grilled lamb chops.