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French Earl Grey overnight oats

French Earl Grey overnight oats

Summer has arrived in Melbourne! I’m embracing the longer days and being able to take a walk outside on a lovely sunny day. As the days are becoming more hotter, I wanted to try and create a new breakfast recipe as opposed to my regular […]

Morning tea thoughts | You are not your thoughts

Morning tea thoughts | You are not your thoughts

  “Your thoughts and emotions come and go like the weather.  It’s important to understand that you are not your thoughts. They do not define you. You can choose to respond to them. or simply let them pass by. There’s no right or wrong way […]

Quesadilla with beans, avocado and cheese

Quesadilla with beans, avocado and cheese

  I love me a good quesadilla!!!!! (Dancing while I’m writing this post) Quesadilla is basically a tortilla that is heated with melted cheese. The best part about them is that you can literally put any ingredients in a quesadilla. This makes it a great dish where […]

Morning tea thoughts

Morning tea thoughts

As I go to the kitchen to brew myself some fresh lavender tea, every step along the dark hallway was the like stepping on ice, Even though I was wearing socks, my feet were so cold that I felt a tingling sensation all around my feet. It […]

Thyme and pumpkin fettuccine

Thyme and pumpkin fettuccine

This week, I had a fever leaving me utterly exhausted.I have been known to be a workaholic and an overachiever. While it is great to be work hard, it’s also important to listen to your body’s cues especially if it’s telling to slow down and get […]

Coco & ginger porridge

Coco & ginger porridge

  Since June, I decided to prepare my own porridge instead of the prepacked ones. When it comes to breakfast, I generally would have oats every day during the weekdays. (Yes, I know it may sound boring 🙄 ), however, I often change the ingredients and the way […]

Food Palette Series

Food Palette Series

    There’s a saying which goes like this, we eat with our eyes. I have always appreciated taking the time to plate up and present my meals. My family and friends can tell you that I have been accused of playing around with my […]

Moroccan pumpkin soup

Moroccan pumpkin soup

What woke me up at 6:00am on a Sunday morning was the sound of the rain drops falling on our tinned roof, producing that exact frequency and precise pitch, which was comforting and soothing to my ears drums. I glanced at my window watching the […]

Creamy roast pumpkin and miso soup

Creamy roast pumpkin and miso soup

You’ll be amazed how going to my local fruit and veg store can make my day. The pumpkin caught my attention as they were selling half a pumpkin for 95 cents and I was planning to prepare a Japanese meal for the night. While I planning […]

Fish ginger with vegetables

Fish ginger with vegetables

Two blocks away from the shop Out Of Africa, is a lovely restaurant which has the best $7 Vietnamese lunch specials. One of my mum’s favorite is the fish ginger broth with vegetables. I tried this for myself and immediately feel in love with this dish. Never […]


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Moroccan pumpkin soup

Moroccan pumpkin soup

What woke me up at 6:00am on a Sunday morning was the sound of the rain drops falling on our tinned roof, producing that exact frequency and precise pitch, which was comforting and soothing to my ears drums. I glanced at my window watching the […]

How to segment an orange

How to segment an orange

Orange segments are a great addition to salads, muesli, snacking, baked goods and also adds a professional touch to any of your dishes. Some, but not all, find the taste of pith to be bitter. The advantage of his technique is that it removes the thick […]

Fettuccine pesto with bacon, parsley and parmesan cheese

Fettuccine pesto with bacon, parsley and parmesan cheese

I opened the kitchen pantry with excitement beaming all over my face wondering what will tonight’s dinner be. Immediately, the fettuccine caught my attention and I remembered an idiosyncratic incident at my parent’s house. The moment you mention the word “pasta” or “fettuccine” in my […]

Honey Sesame Tempeh and Spicy quinoa Salad

Honey Sesame Tempeh and Spicy quinoa Salad

If you are looking for a dish that looks good, taste good and that can be prepared in 30 minutes, then CONTINUE TO READ THIS POST. In all honesty, Monday was one of those days where I just didn’t feel like cooking (GASP). I just […]

Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart with Raspberries and Lavender cream

Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart with Raspberries and Lavender cream

One way how I love to reward myself (after organizing 1,000 papers of data for my research study), is to make a homemade delicious dessert. Last week, I went to the Ashcombe Lavender garden maze with the Deakin Toastmaster members. While being surrounded by fresh scent of […]