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Sanity-Saving One Pot Pasta

Sanity-Saving One Pot Pasta

Life is beautifully full these days. Between caring for an energetic toddler and running my own business while attempting to carve out some time to cook, have a social life, exercise, pursue creative things and do laundry? It’s full-on. And wonderful. And then there are […]

Sensational Sweet and Spicy Sambols

Sensational Sweet and Spicy Sambols

Being someone who loves a meal with many elements, Sri Lankan food was pretty much my dream come true. Every meal is served with plenty of sides: sauces, chutneys, relishes, and pickles, to make each bite unique and surprising. Sambol is the word for this […]

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

It’s pretty clear how I’m handling winter this year: lots of big, bold, spicy food. Chili, saffron, ginger, and paprika are on heavy rotation these days, and I’m surviving cold days with hot meals infused with far-away flavours. The inspiration for this dish came from […]

Fantastic Falafel Waffles

Fantastic Falafel Waffles

Falafels. These definitely sit at the top of my list for most attempts at a healthy makeover and at the bottom of the list of success. How to get them crisp without deep frying? How to get them to hold together without eggs? What is […]

Tess’s Blueberry Breakfast Tart + Mystical Mango Smoothies

Tess’s Blueberry Breakfast Tart + Mystical Mango Smoothies

Summer finally came to Denmark and I am one happy, happy person. Life just seems easier when the sun is shining and I don’t need to wear a snowsuit. In August. I am also in the groove of cooking less, eating more simple, raw foods […]

Inspirational Sunflower Seed Risotto

Inspirational Sunflower Seed Risotto

Inspiration is a perplexing creature. As someone who relies on a constant stream of ideas to do what I do, having an endless supply is rather essential. Of all the questions I am asked, the most common of them all is where my inspiration comes […]

A Book Tour and a Full Heart

A Book Tour and a Full Heart

Hi. It’s been a while. I guess I should have expected that touring with my cookbook would be more than just totally life-affirming and amazing – turns out it’s quite a time-intensive thing, and in between gigs I find it difficult to much other than […]

Grilled Pumpkin Bread with Honeycomb

Grilled Pumpkin Bread with Honeycomb

There are so many unexpected things I’ve gotten from blogging. Big and small things. A cookbook. A reason to use designer muffin cups. A community. A career. New friends. Offers to try a new line of microalgae. But my favourite things however, are those that […]