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Healthy Turmeric Stir Fried Brown Rice

Today I will share with you one of my favourite things to make (next to these tasty things). *Drumroll*..... please be upstanding for the Healthy Turmeric Stir Fried Brown Rice! Everyone has a favourite recipe. It’s that dish that you love, that everybody else loves, that always works, no matter how crazy you get with the ingredients or how lazy you may get with the steps. It’s the recipe that you can almost make blindfolded. For me, that go-to recipe is fried rice!
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15 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Mental Health

It can be very easy to dismiss the idea of maintaining a good mental state if you haven’t had to go through difficult times. If you have had some hard knocks or you’ve experienced traumatic events, then you’ll know how important this can be.
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Sydney Night Noodle Market - What's Vegan?

The Good Food Month is here and the Night Noodle Market is on again! I have to say that although it's not very vegan-friendly, you can certainly find something there. I used to love going to these types of events back in my pre-vegan days and I see no reason to stop. My motto is "you always find something!"
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How to make perfect roast potatoes

Today I will share with you some of my tips on how to make perfect roast potatoes. You know, the kind that have a deliciously crispy crust and are fabulously fluffy inside. Let’s get to it. Tip #1. Start with the right type of potatoes To…
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How to Make Perfect Popcorn On The Stove

Seriously, who doesn't know how to make popcorn on the stove? Well, as it turns out - a lot of people, including my poor sister. She often buys these bags of awful, artificially flavoured microwaveable popcorn. Microwave popcorn is evil There…
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Vegan Adobo with Tempe and Brown Rice

Today I'm going to share with you one of my favourite comfort foods. Vegan Adobo with Tempe and Brown Rice. It's delicious, comforting, easy to make and a perfect one-pot meal. This recipe was actually inspired by Maz Valcorza from Everyday…
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Best ever gluten-free vegan waffle

This really is the best ever gluten-free vegan waffle I’ve ever made. No complicated gluten-free flour mix (one of my pet peeves in gluten-free baking), no egg, no dairy, and no fuss! You just need to throw all the ingredients in the blender,…
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September Goodness Me Box + Healthfood Project Vegan Cookies

I've been wanting to create an unboxing video for a while. Although I did a stop motion unboxing video a while ago for Goodness Me Box. it wasn't quite my style. I think I much prefer a longer form video vs all the short and snappy ones floating…
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Udon Noodle Stir Fry With Oyster Mushroom

Easy and hearty stir-fry made with chewy Udon noodles and delicious oyster mushroom
The Chocolate Yogi - Oscar Bar
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Eat Chocolate, Save Orangutans

Have you heard? The Chocolate Yogi is running a competition where you can win a year’s worth of vegan chocolate. That’s a lot of belly-filling chocolate! For those who came in late, The Chocolate Yogi is a Vegan Chocolate Company…

Self Care. And why you should do it.

  I’m a natural born pleaser. I have always sought to please others: doing stuff to help them out and to impress them, to make them like me. But as I became more and more overwhelmed doing things for other people and not having…
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Nutty Vegan Choc Bites

Today I want to share a super quick and easy raw vegan chocolate recipe I think you will love. It is my “go to” recipe whenever I’m craving chocolate. It is delicious and very satisfying, chewy and tastes a bit like coconut-rough.  There’s…
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5 Tips On How To Get Rid Of Food Guilt

Guilt: A cognitive or an emotional experience that occurs when a person believes or realizes—accurately or not—that he or she has compromised his or her own standards of conduct or has violated a moral standard and bears significant responsibility…
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Vegan Pear Cake

What could be a better way to rekindle my old love for pears than making a Vegan Pear Cake? I honestly can't remember the last time I had pears before last week. It could have been six months or even a whole year. They had kinda fallen off my…
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Indonesian style Sheperd's Pie (Pastel Tutup) - Vegan

Pastel Tutup or Indonesian-style Sheperd's Pie is a lovely dish which I never knew existed until I was in my twenties. Apparently it is a very popular dish amongst the Indonesian in Central Java (I'm from West Java).  It has a mix of Chinese…
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Vegan Apple Pie

Friend, my wedding is now due in less than two months and I still haven't finished organising it. Instead, I've been procrastibaking. And made this really yummy Vegan Apple Pie. Because pies make me happy. Don't be intimidated by…
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Vegan Passionfruit Ice Cream Cups

Today I'm sharing my latest kitchen creation - Vegan Passionfruit Ice Cream Cups. Make this when you need some icy treats, yesterday.  And yes it’s currently very cold in Sydney and I have no business making ice treats. However, I’m…
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Vegan Carrot Cake

Well hello, I have a delicious vegan carrot cake recipe for you. It's simple, easy to make, and most importantly, it's yum.   Vegan baking can be a bit of a hit and miss. When it's a miss (a.k.a #fail) it can be devastating. Especially when you…
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Vegan Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

A healthier frosting that's creamy and delicious, but also good for you. It's light, refined sugar free, dairy-free, and oh so addictive! Use it to frost carrot cake, muffins or serve with pancakes. Vegan Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting  …
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The Ultimate Vegan Crepes

Oh crepes! Yummy vegan crepes! I call this Ultimate Vegan Crepes recipe because it is very simple and takes little time to prepare and so it's perfect for when you're craving something sweet (or savoury) but can't be bothered with baking a…
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Steamed Broccolini with Japanese Sesame Ginger Dressing

I thought I'd share with you a really easy dressing which you can use to make your greens taste wonderful. I was inspired to share this recipe after a recent visit to a lovely Japanese restaurant. They served it cold and it was delish! …
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Giveaway - Cocolife Coconut Lovers Pack

Just a quick post to let you all know that I'm doing a giveaway on Instagram. Thanks to the Cocolife I will be choosing TWO lucky followers from my Instagram account everyday for five days from 16 - 20 June 2017, to win a Coconut Lovers…
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Air-Fried Vegan Polenta Chips (or you can use the oven)

Well hello! Fancy something tasty tonight? How about some Crispy Air-fried Vegan Polenta Chips? You do watch Netflix while having dinner right? Beside, these stuff are healthy. They're made of corn. Full of fibre, beta-carotene and…
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My Big News + Crispy Salt & Pepper Tofu recipe

Salt and Pepper Tofu is a classic Chinese dish that Nat and I like to order when we’re eat at Chinese restaurants but also make at home, when we feel like something tasty and crispy. But first, I have an announcement to make. I’m…
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Whole Meyer Lemon cake

Delicious, citrusy, moist goodness. It's about time I share this Whole Meyer Lemon Cake recipe. Following my trip to Bowral , I came home with a dozen of Meyer lemons. What to do when life gives you lemon? Make lemon cake of course. This…
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Harajuku Gyoza and Nasu Dengaku Recipe

A week ago I was invited to Harajuku Gyoza in Potts Point to try their vegan dishes. It was quite a pleasant surprise, as I visited them only a month ago for a quick lunch, and I thought to myself, ‘this restaurant is actually vegan friendly’.…

5 Tips On Growing Your Vegetables In The Balcony

If you are a passionate vegan like me, the thought of growing your vegetables would have probably crossed your mind once or twice. Today I have five tips for growing your vegetables on your balcony thanks to the folks at Love Backyard. 1.…
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How to Make Homemade Soy Yogurt (Without A Yogurt Maker)

Friends, this is the best homemade soy yogurt I've tasted (and created). Being dairy-free I've had my share of bad yogurts. But this...this is perfect.
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10 Vegan Recipes You Should Try This Easter

Easter is coming! Why not celebrate it with some delicious plantbased foods. Here are 10 vegan recipes from some of my favourite chef, food bloggers and friends which you can try to make this season. So, without further ado.   1. Curry…
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Vegan Meyer Lemon Cake

A while ago I was given a dozen of Meyer Lemons. I've never had them before so I was quite surprised at how mild they are compared to the regular lemons. They're smaller, sweeter and their skins are softer than regular lemon. So what do…
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Best Ever Acai Smoothie Bowl

Nothing like a simple delicious breakfast that requires little to no preparation. Though my go to brekkie is oat porridge, lately I’ve been craving something cooler, like a smoothie bowl. Now, I’ve made many acai smoothies before,…
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Miyoko Schinner's Glorious Butterless Butter

You guys, this post is long overdue. My number one favourite recipe from Miyoko Schinner’s Homemade Vegan Pantry. It's an amazing book and I’ve made a few things from it, but this recipe, Glorious Butterless Butter, has changed my…
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Soul Burger - Randwick

A few months ago I went to Soul Burger in Randwick for the first time since they went completely plant-based in December 2015. Having become used to being limited to just one option at burger joints (generally involving a veggie patty of some…
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How to make truffle vodka

What’s better than soft and smooth vodka? How about truffle vodka? Do you remember when I went to Canberra for the truffle festival? I ended up making this Truffle infused vodka not long after. I had some fresh black truffles from The Truffle…
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Tempe Bolognese

Yes, you can make bolognese without meat. This Tempe Bolognese is my healthy, plant-based twist to the old family favourite. It’s simple to make, delicious and satisfying. If you didn’t grow up eating tempe (or tempeh), you may not…