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Rosemary & Olive Foccacia

This Focaccia recipe is one of the very first bread recipes that I learned to make, and still continues to be a fave because it is so simple to make.  And most importantly, it’s just so good! It’s perfectly soft and fluffy sprinkled with lots of fresh rosemary and crunchy flaky salt, drizzled with extra […]

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Caeser Salad

There are many Caesar salad recipes out there and although it’s nothing new or imaginative, I still felt there was room for just one more. This salad is a fresh, plant-based take on the classic recipe. Crisp lettuce drizzled in a creamy Caesar dressing, topped with crunchy croutons and plant based chicken. It’s the perfect […]

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Aubergine Fatteh

This Aubergine Fatteh is a middle eastern classic that is completely vegetarian and versatile. It’s one of my favourite recipes to make because it’s so easy and goes down really well on the dinner table. The combination of flavours is absolutely perfect; it’s a crunchy, full of savoury goodness platter that will leave you wanting […]

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Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad

This cauliflower salad isn’t just a salad! It’s a crispy, no-lettuce-allowed salad of dreams. Combing roasted cauliflower and Zereshk (dried Branberry; used A LOT in Persian dishes) leaves you with an amazing burst of flavours in one bite. It’s unlike anything I’ve tried before yet still tastes like comfort food and goes down really well on a table […]

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Cheese & Chive Spring Rolls

These spring rolls, also known as “borek/boreg” in the Middle East are a pastry with a savoury filling. The most common fillings are cheese, meat or spinach. I prefer cheese-filled boreg and in this recipe, as usual, it will be 100% plant-based. These are great for grabbing and dipping and they’re always a big hit […]

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Vegan Aubergine Wrapped Kofta

This dish happens to be very popular within Middle Eastern as well as the Mediterranean culture. The first time I tried this amazing and flavour packed dish was many years ago by my mother when I was more of a meat eater. This time I decided to take a more health conscious approach and have […]

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Lentil, Mushroom & Spinach Pie

Comfort food staple; a perfect flavour packed pie is always a winner. This alternative take on it’s classic dish, with its rich tones and substantial mushroom and lentil filling, stuffed under a layer of warm and crisp puff pastry still fills all the comforty cravings while being a little healthier and lighter. I thoroughly enjoyed […]

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Easy Falafel & Tzatziki dip

Easy is the keyword here! Throwing together this recipe is absolute bliss. I mean, not only are they totes healthy, but they’re just a few ingredients, some spices, and in the blink of an eye, they’re done and gone. They go with everything too! Salads, sandwiches. wraps, you can make burgers out of them, the […]

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Za’atar Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Growing up, I never thought a day would come where most my meals would consist of so many veggies, considering I loved my chicken and rice so much. I just liked to stay in my comfort zone and stick to what my mum cooked me, never thinking to branch out. It’s a lot different now; […]

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Quinoa Pineapple & Bean Salad 

Recently I’ve been experimenting more with oil-free cooking; not long term ofcourse but something I do once in a while to help re energise my body and feed it with as much fresh ingredients possible. Not to worry: I’m making sure to get plenty of healthy fat in other ways. I’m just enjoying the challenge of […]

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