Purple Kale Chips

Curly kale comes in purple! Everyone at the farmers market on Saturday seemed to be walking around with a bunch of purple kale. I was jealous and made my housemates trudge around the market until I found the illusive purple kale stall. I jumped on that bandwagon and bought a bunch! I also bought some curly green kale so my I could make multi-coloured kale chips. (more…)


Eggplant & Kale Pasta

At my local farmer’s market there is a fresh pasta stall. They make amazing flavoured spaghetti and fettuccine, including red pepper, beetroot and porcini. Last weekend I chose red pepper fettuccine and used it in a delicious kale, eggplant and pesto pasta.


Pumpkin Dahl

This year for Easter my friend Sol and I took a trip down to the NSW South Coast to visit his mum, Ro. As has become customary when I visit there was a lot of cooking, including pumpkin dahl.

Ro lives in a beautiful off-the-grid mud brick house on a property known as Gentle Valley. It is a calming sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It is a great opportunity to unwind and recharge, and for me that means reading and cooking. (more…)