the (cured) salmon dance – gravadlax

Cass and I have worked quantities out for 300g (as 2 x 150 g fillets) of fish. This works well as you can cure quickly. Most recipes will give quantities for 1-2 kg which will take 24-48 hours with turning of the fillet involved. The pictured serving idea is grilled sourdough (rye would also be…

chia girl #2 – orange infused cinnamon and date chia bowl

I wanted to try infusing the chia with orange peel as this works so well with steel cut oats. I did 2 versions, one with just the dates and orange peel and one with orange peel, cinnamon and dates. I thought the latter may have too much going on, but the cinnamon bought out the…

chia girl – cinnamon and date chia bowl

This a great alternative to oats in the morning, especially in summer as it is eaten cold. Mix it up with your favourite fruits and nuts – I have included some options. Toasted shredded coconut is great on top too, as is granola (click for a Co-op recipe) for something a little more decadent. I…

granol-la. tahini & coconut and salted peanut granola

This is Cass’ granola. It was made to go with a chia bowl that I am currently working out to serve 4 – will be up on the blog soon. But the granola is tasty on top of other things like natural yoghurt and oats. This was just asking to be titled after Lola –…

nectarine and yoghurt – nectarine, yoghurt, ricotta and polenta cake

The polenta and ricotta are a nice base to steer this away from being a traditional tea cake. Despite the sugar syrup, it is not sickly sweet. It is gluten free, provided your polenta packet doesn’t have any warning signs about being packaged with possible traces of gluten. This title needs explaining! It’s taken from Peaches…

lette the sunshine in – asparagus omelette

With asparagus coming in thick and fast in our garden we have been incorporating it in several dishes throughout the week. I made this omelette one Sunday morning we felt like eggs but didn’t have much in the house besides what came from the garden and some odds and ends in the fridge. asparagus omelette…