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Vegan options

Cutting down on our consumption of animal products is the number-one way we can reduce on our personal greenhouse gas emissions. Besides, it's far easier and more delicious than you think!
Roast pumpkin and carrot salad with lentils and zesty citrus dressing

Roast pumpkin and carrot salad with lentils and zesty citrus dressing

I love the robust, earthy combination of ground cumin and smoked paprika with root vegetables, and in this hearty salad these spices shine through beautifully, tempered by the sweet tang of orange zest.

Today I want to tell you the story of my enchanting New Year's Eve, spent with good friends in a little hut nestled deep in the forest of Mount Aspiring National Park on the west coast of New Zealand. More

Asparagus and artichoke cous cous salad with falafel

Asparagus and artichoke cous cous salad with falafel

My first creation since coming home is packed with the best, boldest flavours – spicy jalapenos, tangy lemon and sumac, salty feta, and fresh spring onions, among even more good stuff. It might look light enough, but the combination of falafel and lentils give this meal some serious filling power. Packed into a wrap or eaten straight from the fork, this meal really hits the spot. Ditch the feta and use hommus instead of yoghurt for an (almost) equally delicious vegan option. More

White bean and za'atar soup with toasted sesame seeds

White bean and za'atar soup with toasted sesame seeds

This easy, hearty soup is a perfect winter warmer. I love the za'atar flavours of sumac, thyme, and sesame seeds, and cannelini beans are the perfect blank canvas to serve them with. And really, who doesn't love anything involving Turkish bread? More

Gnocchi with red wine, lentil and olive sauce

Gnocchi with red wine, lentil and olive sauce

The rich flavours of red wine, kalamata olives and tomatoes meld beautifully in this zesty, hearty sauce. And with only two ingredients requiring any kind of prep, it's a relaxed cooking experience! More

Gnocchi with smoky eggplant and kale sauce

Gnocchi with smoky eggplant and kale sauce

Here's a recipe that can be whipped together quickly in a pinch, or left to simmer for hours for that rich flavour and tender texture. Smoky eggplant and finely diced olives give an enticing depth of flavour to a seemingly simple tomato sauce, served over soft, light gnocchi. More