Tag: food photography Auckland

Salmon and Avocado Dutch Baby Pancake.

Salmon and Avocado Dutch Baby Pancake.

Dutch Baby, also known as a German pancake, is a large pancake with amazing texture, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, airy and puffy. It’s the perfect partner for salmon, avocado, dill and crème fraîche. I would recommend to double the ingredients and make two pancakes, just because this […]

Easy Blueberry Frangipane Galette.

Easy Blueberry Frangipane Galette.

As you know, I’m a big fan of French Galette. It’s quick, easy and versatile. A galette is a French pastry similar to a tart or a pie, it’s essentially pastry dough wrapped over a filling. These crunchy edges, they are absolutely delicious. You can create thousands and thousands of […]

How to make labneh cheese from scratch.

How to make labneh cheese from scratch.

Bring a little sunshine into your weekend with this delicious labneh breakfast served with fresh berries, natural New Zealand honey, nuts, and edible flowers. Thick, tart, and creamy, this yogurt-like cheese, can be used for both savory and sweet dishes. A few months ago I shared the recipe of Mediterranean-style […]

Melon and Cucumber Gazpacho. Vegan recipe.

Melon and Cucumber Gazpacho. Vegan recipe.

During the hot days of summer, there’s no better way to cool off than with a refreshing bowl of melon and cucumber gazpacho. The recipe is super easy!Blitz in the blender: 1 small melon (peeled, seeded, chopped), 1/2 of telegraph cucumber (seeded, chopped), 2 tablespoons chopped red onion, a few […]

HelloFresh for a bu​s​y mom.

HelloFresh for a bu​s​y mom.

I’d like to share with you my experience with HelloFresh, a new meal kit service. A few months ago my friend recommended me to try HelloFresh, he knows me and how much I love fresh food. HelloFresh delivers a box full of simply delicious dinners right to your door. There […]

Smoky Vegetable Salad with Spicy Chicken. GF recipe.

Smoky Vegetable Salad with Spicy Chicken. GF recipe.

Enjoy this delicious summer salad bursting with flavors of the Middle East and Ethiopia. Smoky tender char-grilled vegetables, nutty chickpea, perfumed preserved lemon, and fragrant herbs. The salad served with a super tender grilled chicken breast, pre-marinated in spicy Ethiopian Mamia’s sauce. Chickpea. A few months ago I had a […]

Ricotta, Preserved Lemon, and Zucchini Sourdough Toast.

Ricotta, Preserved Lemon, and Zucchini Sourdough Toast.

Just returned from Sydney. And yes, we had blast! Sydney is a food paradise, or rather healthy food paradise. Mountains of delicious fresh salads in the cafe cabinet, luscious smoothie bowls, finest seafood on seafood markets, sweet and juicy fruits (cheap lychee, xoxo). Vegetarian food is everywhere, and all our […]

Limoncello Panna Cotta with Burnt Lemon Syrup (gelatine-free recipe)

Limoncello Panna Cotta with Burnt Lemon Syrup (gelatine-free recipe)

Enjoy this refreshing summer dessert. Limoncello works beautifully in desserts, creating a bright, summery citrus flavour. Limoncello is a sweet Italian liqueur with fresh lemon, citrus flavour that is well balanced between sweetness and alcohol. Panna cotta, a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy to make and can […]

Mind-blowing Summer dessert that takes less than 10 minutes.

Mind-blowing Summer dessert that takes less than 10 minutes.

Mind-blowing summer dessert that take less than 10 minutes. Don’t miss a chance to indulge your family with this delicious classic dessert. Cut the strawberries, drizzle with honey/syrup or sprinkle with a little powdered sugar. Drizzle with some good quality balsamic vinegar ( real Modena balsamic is so good👌) and marinate […]

Mediterranean-style Summer Platter. Homemade Labneh Cheese.

Mediterranean-style Summer Platter. Homemade Labneh Cheese.

As any chef will tell you, nothing beats seasonal local fresh produce. Spring/summer is the best time to visit the nearest farmers’ market. Crunchy baby cucumbers, peppery and juicy radishes, sweet snow peas. What better way to celebrate summer’s harvest than with this epic display? Labneh cheese, olives, fresh veggies, […]

Pretty Breakfast Taco. GF recipe.

Pretty Breakfast Taco. GF recipe.

Add more colors into your life with this colorful, healthy and delicious tacos. Homemade pink corn tortillas, tender and creamy scrambled eggs, melting in your mouth seasonal avocado, salty feta cheese, and refreshing vegetable salsa. The perfect meal for lazy weekend brunch. And so romantic! If you are not tolerant […]

Tomatoes-confit Avocado Toast.

Tomatoes-confit Avocado Toast.

I have a relaxed weekend with lots of sleep, a healthy smoothie, avo toast and a bit of yoga. Just because we need to pamper yourself sometimes! How do you pamper yourself this weekend? 🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅🥑🍅Tomatoes-confit Avocado Toast Recipe: Preheat the oven up to 150C. Place cherry tomatoes on the baking […]

Red Lentil Soup with Roasted Vegetables. Vegan, GF recipe.

Red Lentil Soup with Roasted Vegetables. Vegan, GF recipe.

Spring is in the air, herbs in my little garden already wake up after winter. Mint, parsley, borage and nasturtium flowers, aromatic and full of vitamins. Can’t wait to see asparagus and broad beans on a farmers markets. My dinners transformed into lighter meals with seasonal vegetables, greens, and herbs. This dish […]

Onion Tart Tatin with Chèvre and Radicchio. Vegetarian recipe.

Onion Tart Tatin with Chèvre and Radicchio. Vegetarian recipe.

If you’re looking to cook something delicious at weekend, why not make French recipe to celebrate Bastille Day? Let’s celebrate with this glorious savory sweet toffee-topped French treat, best served with a glass of crispy-white. You could make this quick and easy tart using the apples, pears or plums. But […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal. Vegan recipe.

Strawberry Rhubarb Oatmeal. Vegan recipe.

Porridge is the best thing about living in a cold climate, it’s the ultimate bowl of warm and healthy goodness! This strawberry rhubarb oatmeal packed with superfood is the perfect way to start your winter day. I combined all my favorite superfoods in this recipe – nutrient-packed chia seeds, rich […]

Strawberry and Rhubarb Parfait. Vegan, GF recipe.

Strawberry and Rhubarb Parfait. Vegan, GF recipe.

Grabbed a bunch of rhubarb in a vege shop. It’s winter in New Zealand now. This is a great time for a juicy delicious rhubarb. But unfortunately, not the season for strawberries, and spring is so far away. Thanks to the local farmers who took care about us and froze the strawberries. […]

Pink sushi doughnut. Valentine`s day recipe.

Pink sushi doughnut. Valentine`s day recipe.

Happy Valentine`s day, guys! Impress your loved ones with this beautiful and delicious doughnut sushi. Decorate your sushi with most freshness and yummiest sushi toppings. Rich salmon, fatty sashimi tuna, crunchy tobiko, fresh cucumber, creamy avocado,  and nutty sesame seeds. The pink adds a fun twist to your meal thanks to […]