Sundried Tomato, Artichoke, & Hazelnut Peppered Pesto


This is a gentle, subtle, and yet most memorable pesto with the most unique ingredients.  Exquisite, succulent, and aromatic – a true ensemble of tastes that play the most delicious of culinary symphonies. Serves 4 portions INGREDIENTS 2 cloves garlic ½ cup roasted hazelnuts 4 marinated artichoke hearts 4 sundried tomatoes ½ cup fresh parsley 4 Tbsp (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil 1 cup (250 mL) nut milk, or other vegan 1 tsp crushed […]

Sun-filled Blood Orange & Greens Purifier


Blood orange, broccoli, lemon, grapes, celery and ginger come together to bring you and your cells some inner sunshine, by helping to revitalise you with all their earthly goodness and qualities – enhancing both you and your taste buds alike. TIP :  Always use fresh refrigerated and washed fruit and vegetables for all your juices and smoothies. Makes 2 medium glasses INGREDIENTS 2 blood oranges 1 cup broccoli florets 1½ cups green or red grapes […]

Cornish-Style Sausage Pie Plus


I was inspired whilst watching the different methods of making Cornish pasties in Cornwall, where many a person feels passionate about these wonderful pies (reminiscent of the pastizzi, the traditional local snack here in Malta. Here I have incorporated the idea of a Cornish pasty with vegan sausage, and a twist.  The result, a succulent pasty to enjoy with a hot bowl of simple soup, or even a cup of tea.  Ideal for the cold […]

Bountiful Coconut Chocolate Bar


Makes 4 to 6 generous portions. I loved my Bounty. So, in the end I succumbed – I had to make my own vegan one, and share this.  It does not look as good as a factory non-vegan one, although it looks very rustic, and rough at the edges. But the taste is far better than the non-vegan one, and far better for you. With a moist centre, and a wonderful chocolate coating – this […]