Mango Salad Duet with Candied Pecans and Raspberry & Lime Vinaigrette

Via Fuck Yeah Dita @ Tumblr   Shamefully, I had never experienced the joy that is mango-in-a-salad until now. Goddamn, people. I have been seriously missing out. This salad is one of those “well, bend me over and call me Nancy” life-changing events. And the pecans, dear lord, the pecans… Yes, the raspberries make the…

5 Minute Maple Cider Green Salad

By Lola Dupre   This salad was our yummy-green-leaves-thing tonight, and it rocked hard. I served it on the side of a winning Lentil-Stuffed Roasted Red Capsicum and Whatever Pasta & Thick Garlic-Tomato Sauce combo. The vinaigrette is bold and tangy with a hint of sweetness. It might just be my favourite salad dressing creation…

Spinach-Tomato Coated Fusilli

By Camille Rose Garcia, from her 2010 exhibition The Hydra of Babylon   This pasta makes me do my happy dance. The key to making it kick ass is being patient enough to let the sauce reduce into a thick, rich, tomatoey wonderfulness, so don’t be in a hurry!   Spinach-Tomato Coated Fusilli What you…

Tahini Duo: Minty Dressing & Spicy Sauce

By Kelly Reemsten, via ArtLove @ Tumblr   Junk-free condiments are one of the foundations of a happy kitchen. Here are two rad tahini-based ones that can be used for whatever takes your fancy.   Tahini Duo: Minty Dressing & Spicy Sauce Tangy Tahini Lemon-Mint Dressing What you need: 1/4 cup hulled tahini 1/4 cup…

Mini Tortilla Rolls with Roasted Red Capsicum & Garlic Sauce

Via Ffffound   Yuuuum! It might seem like there is a gauntlet of steps to get through to make the rolls, but once you have made the sauce and cooked the shrooms, everything comes together fast. The sauce is so rich and moreish – it would be delicious over pasta as well. Next time I…

Smokey BBQ Lentils on Toast ( + Popping My Molasses Cherry )

Poison Ivy via ONLY THE YOUNG DIE YOUNG   This is a yummy, low-hassle deal that should really be called ‘Smokey BBQ Lentils on Whatever’, because these babies go so well with everything, and they also make a great base that can be tweaked with your own flair and flavour. What else can you pile…

Punk Rock Chickpea Gravy & Lissa’s Easy As F*ck Roast Potatoes

Via Ffffound If you need a comfort food knockout punch for skeptics, this is the one. Even your bogan friends will love this. Yes, really. The world needs more kickass vegan condiments. Awesome wholefood condiments are one area of kitchen wizardry that I haven’t explored much yet. This gravy is one of my favourites so far…