Recipes

Melon Caprese

As much as I love the Italian trio of tomato, mozzarella and basil in a classic caprese, the freshness of the melon in this salad is an absolute dream on...

Read More

Mediterranean Lamb Wraps

Waste not, want not in our kitchen; so when we have leftover roast lamb from one of our weeknight dinners, we take full advantage of it for our cabinet sandwiches...

Read More

Pickled Red Onions

These pink ribbons of awesomeness elevate even the simplest of Mexican meals, and they are so easy to make. I also love the tangy crunch they add to salmon and...

Read More

Mango Chia Pudding

I serve this pudding as a breakfast on the JUK menu. Chia seeds are full of nutrients and essential amino acids, plus they can absorb up to nine times their weight,...

Read More

Green Dressing

This recipe is such a great base — for a Mexican-inspired dressing I add a handful of jalapeños, for a Mediterranean touch I throw in a few anchovies and some...

Read More

Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple is not just for fruit salads — use it in your next savory summer dish. Fresh pineapple adds colour and flavour to barbecued meats and I love it with...

Read More

Thick and Creamy Hummus

When I travelled through Israel I was amazed to discover whole restaurants dedicated to serving hummus and only hummus — some of the best I’ve ever tasted. Once you’ve made...

Read More

The Ultimate Greek Salad

I have many fond memories of travelling from one Greek island to the next, sampling different variations of this simple Greek staple. As a frugal backpacker, I used to order...

Read More