Curry risotto

I’m not sure if curry risotto is a socially acceptable concoction, but I just got a craving for it out of the blue one day, and came up with a dish that was more than just passable – it made me giggle with delight. While it sounds totally gross, it’s worthy of being labelled a … Continue reading Curry risotto

Fondant potatoes with honeyed carrots and creamy butter-wine sauce

Fondant potatoes, honeyed carrots, and a creamy butter-wine sauce – all perfect accompaniments to a centrepiece of your choice in a poshed-up dinner. Now you just have to think of what to put with it… …my preferences would be for a super-simple medley of mushrooms fried off in butter, garlic and thyme, or a comfort-foody … Continue reading Fondant potatoes with honeyed carrots and creamy butter-wine sauce

Sweet potato gnocchi with spiced eggplant chutney and coconut-coriander sauce

This dish is a fusion of non-traditional sweet potato gnocchi and fragrant Thai spicy eggplant with a refreshing burst of zesty coconut-coriander sauce to finish it off. It’s a Post-Apocalyptic original, and so far it hasn’t failed to excite 😀 This is an idea that came to me when I experienced a mixed craving for … Continue reading Sweet potato gnocchi with spiced eggplant chutney and coconut-coriander sauce

Purple sweet potato gnocchi with lebanese cauliflower

This dish is a fusion of imitation of a Middle Eastern classic, and pure intuitive invention. Purple sweet potato has a fragrant, almost floral, flavour along with its sweetness that demands accompaniment by something bitter to create a delicious harmonic balance of flavour. Tahini-dressed cauliflower is exactly what this riff off gnocchi needs to sing. I … Continue reading Purple sweet potato gnocchi with lebanese cauliflower