Category Archives: Ingredient Prep

Vegan Pesto

This is a super dooper simple recipe that you can keep up your sleeve for a quick dinner, or to add flavour to everyday dishes. This is good pesto by itself but you can also use it as ready to … Continue reading

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Paprika and Lemon Myrtle Rub

Because the doctor has me on a mission to eat more vitamin B12 and iron I am on a mission to disguise meat with other flavours. As you may already be aware, I really love paprika and onion to make … Continue reading

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Homemade Almond Butter

Nut butters are a way to add heaps of nutrients and flavour to oatmeal, or on toast, or maybe even straight from a spoon… The problem is that nut butters other than peanut can be super expensive and really they’re … Continue reading

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Pickled Jalapenos

Hi, I’m LAB and I’m addicted to chilli. At first I thought I was just enjoying something different, it’s wasn’t every day and it made things a bit more fun. But then I noticed that I was sneaking it at … Continue reading

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Flour Tortillas

How to wrap up a week about burritos? A tortilla of course! You could go to the store and buy a stale, chewy, salty, plastic-y tortilla but fresh homemade tortillas are sooooo much better and they are really pretty simple … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice

You have to admit that Mexican food takes normal food and makes it amazing: mince meat becomes smokey and spicy; tomatoes become a lively salsa and rice gets stuffed full of flavour and becomes Spanish/Mexican rice!

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Guacamole!

I reckon I could eat this stuff by the bucket! Guacamole is one of my favourite foods (I know, I know, I say that a lot, but I have a big heart to love lots of foods!) This guac is … Continue reading

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Smokey Chipotle Mince

Today we continue to explore the flavours that Mexico brings to the global food table with smokey mince. This mince is smokey, spiced and completely moreish. It is very simple and often I would add corn and tomato, but I … Continue reading

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Fresh Salsa: Pico De Gallo

Any quest for flavour is likely to dwell in Mexico for quite some time, exploring the chilli peaks and quesadilla plains. This week will be a journey through the components of homemade burritos where all the components are made as … Continue reading

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Chestnut Puree

Chestnuts took over my brain a few weeks ago when I saw them at the markets. I had an urge to find something amazing to do with them, which is coming tomorrow. Look at them, they’re strangely cute with all … Continue reading

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