Recipe: How to Char Tomatoes for Salads

Charring tomatoes gives a flavour boost and adds a slight smokiness to the tomatoes without having them collapse. They can be made on the stovetop or in the oven. Simple to do, charred tomatoes are a great addition to salads, hot roasted vegetable salads, soups and on their own as a side dish. Why don’t…

Recipe: How to Char Grill Sweet Corn

The secret to pulling a meal together really quickly is to have prepared lots of bibs and bobs beforehand, so that there is always inspiration in the fridge. Toppings for soups, ingredients for salads, pastes and sauces, for stirfries, things to be mixed into batters and doughs, chopped herbs, frozen and dehydrated bits, stocks, juices,…

Recipe: How to Make Gado-Gado

There is nothing like a good Gado-Gado – an Indonesian dish with a spicy peanut sauce. Make it at home for that special taste.

Recipe: Caramelised Roast Pumpkin Salad

What is better than roast pumpkin? A Roast Pumpkin Salad! Use butternut or jap pumpkin if you can, or a flavourful pumpkin or squash that can be roasted. This is a gorgeous salad.

Recipe: Two Cucumber Salads

Cucumbers are a little under-rated in this household, yet they make beautiful salads (and incredible juices!). Meet two wonderful cucumber salads.

Recipe: Asian Cucumber and Tofu Salad

What a beautiful result from changing out the non veg items in a salad with Tofu. You may need to visit an Asian Grocery to locate some of the ingredients.