garden cake with cashew-cream icing + the magic of a birth day

Birthdays are milestones in time, markers in our story. They are pin-pricks in our existence as a human, poking little light-holes (or dark spots) in the map of our life. Depending on how our memories pan-out our childhood birthdays usually hold a monumental position in our psyche. Almost everyone will have a story of the…

vegan chocolate mousse (two ways!)

There is really nothing like a proper creamy dark chocolate mousse. I'm not opposed to the real thing on occasion, it's rich and amazing. But I am constantly attempting to concoct the creamiest, darkest, most divine alternative-mousse (made without cream) possible. Every time it's a vegan concoction and I would consider eating it for breakfast.…

asian quinoa salad

This is basically what I eat everyday. Okay well this or something like this. I find the best way to have good food around is to make balanced one bowl meals that are fresh, full of variety and filled with flavour. This time of year is fantastic because I'm using all the herbs from our…