Day 13: Carrot, Butter Bean, and Mushroom Curry

Sometimes food has to have a story. Most recipes come from or at least with a story because most good food is full of memories, shared moments, and loved ones. But can’t food just be food and still be damn tasty? Because that’s what this curry is. This curry comes with no story, no fond…

Brown Rice and Lentil Salad with Hummus Dressing

  Mariposa Definition: butterfly Language: Spanish Does this salad taste like a butterfly? I wouldn’t know. But I doubt it cause then I’m sure we would have butterfly chips on supermarket shelves by now. Does this salad look like a butterfly? No, not really. Does this salad remind you of a butterfly? Maybe. It depends…

Chocolate and Quince Ice Cream

Easter food is all about chocolate. You can find chocolate bunnies and eggs in all different shapes, sizes, and flavours all over the supermarket once the valentines stock rolls out. Easter is all chocolate all day all over. I mean there’s hot cross buns too that actually make a lot more historical sense as an…

Poached Quince

Quince. The forgotten middle child of the apple and pear family. You may not know this humble autumn fruit or you may know it and hate it because you didn’t know how to handle it. Whatever relationship you have with this strange fruit doesn’t really matter because today I will educate you on this wonderful,…

An Unconventional Valentine’s Day

Having a significant other to celebrate Valentine’s Day with is a privilege. A privilege most of us don’t have. Coming into this “holiday” a single lady/man can sometimes be difficult depending on how much you actually care about the day. I’m going to continue assuming you care quite a bit about it but even if…

Lemon and Soy Sauce Mushroom Spaghetti

It’s the last month of winter and I could not be more happy. This winter made me realise how much I actually hate winter. It’s cold, it’s difficult to get warm, indoor heating in Namibia is something that does not exist, the display of fruit and vegetables at the shops is depressing and the sun…

The ULTIMATE Oreo Brownies

A Haiku about Oreo Brownies Ultimate brownie That happens to be vegan Full of Oreoes That’s basically the gist of it. Oh yeah, and they’re super delicious. The Ultimate Oreo Brownies Ingredients Crust 220g Oreos 17g cocoa butter (melted) Brownies 200g dark chocolate 1/2 cup melted coconut oil 1 cup dairy free milk 1 tsp…

Lemon and Poppy Seed Waffles with Blueberries (V)

I have always respected Beyoncé as an artist but for a long time I always felt like she was kind of overrated. Yeah, she’s a great singer, she can dance, she’s a feminist and she’s beautiful but I mean, she’s alright. But that all changed when Lemonade came out. Call me a groupie or whatever…