All posts filed under ‘Salads and Sides

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Polenta Chips + Sriracha Mayo

It is the weirdest thing, going from out of control insane-in-the-membrane busy, to one day just completing all your projects at once. I have had so much going on over the last few years that I suppose I just got used to the mayhem. And perhaps it went it bit beyond just getting used to […]

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Baby Potatoes with Beans and Olives

Well, I’m happy to say, I’m happy. Truly happy. This happiness can’t be pinned on a single event, or more importantly, on another person. It’s more an amalgamation of lots of little things. The things that, when you add them together, make up my life. And I guess in a way the expression is true – the whole […]

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Rice Paper Rolls, Two Ways

  I’ll be honest, Rice Paper Rolls are not usually part of my repertoire. I mean I love them, but I generally just buy them rather than make them at home (which, is pretty peculiar behaviour for me actually!). Unfortunately I am super fussy and cannot bring myself to even try the ones from the local suburban ‘Sushi’ shop. […]

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Summertime Lentil Salad

  There was a time in my life when I hated lentils. I blame it on those large green ones, you know, the ones that are super mealy and a bit dry. Mum used to cook these for dinner. Stupid mushy dry lentils. This could also be the reason why many of you aren’t too […]


Watermelon + Feta Salad

  You  really couldn’t get a more summery dish, even if you tried. We just survived one of the most intense heatwave on record in Victoria – this is exactly the kind of refreshing lunch that helps you get through. Some people screw their nose up at the thought of watermelon featured in a savoury […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Spiced Yoghurt

Have you ever roasted cauliflower? It completely transforms it’s flavour into something deeply delicious. Even in it’s most simple form – olive oil, salt, pepper, maybe a grating of fresh parmesan. Roasted cauliflower is sensational. Here I have assembled a simple salad using some roasted cauliflower as the base. I ate it for (a light) […]