Banana Prawns with Watermelon and Mango Salad

Watermelon salads are a tricky beast. I see a lot of restaurants adding things like feta or other cheeses to try to add richness, which I think is a mistake, as it takes away from how refreshing watermelon is. While this salad has prawns as a central protein, I like to the think that the... Continue Reading →

Spicy Thai Beef Salad

When the weather starts to warm up, I always enjoy the shift from the heavier, creamier winter flavours to the light and fragrant summer dishes. Thai beef salad is something I always keep in my back pocket for hot days. The refreshing sour hit from the lime dressing, along with the heat of the chilli... Continue Reading →

Chorizo Salad with Vodka Lemon Dressing

I always find it odd when adults say they don't like salad. Perhaps they just haven't had any exciting ones? Well this salad has vodka and fire and spicy chorizo and it's easy to throw together in a pinch, so I would say it's about as exciting as a salad gets. What I really like... Continue Reading →

Kachumber Salad

Kachumber is a versatile Indian side salad that is incredibly easy to put together and packs a lot of tangy flavour and spice. It works as a perfect side for curries, as a salad on its own or in place of a salsa. What I love about Indian curries is how rich and strong they... Continue Reading →

Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta, Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes

The thing I love most about cooking is the satisfaction of creating something. There's a wonderful feeling of the flow from idea to conception in the kitchen and making gnocchi really exemplifies that for me. There's something about the shaping of the dough and the cutting and rolling of the little gnocchi balls that makes for a... Continue Reading →

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