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Ajanta's Chana Masala Recipe | The Boom Kitchen

Ajanta's Chana Masala Recipe | The Boom Kitchen

Chickpeas, packed with rich flavour, protein and nutrients, are an essential item in the Indian kitchen. They can serve as a meat substitute for vegetarians (which majority of Indians are) or just stand their own ground as delicious little tasty peas. They were first introduced into India by Afghan Traders and were called ‘Kabuli Chana’, after Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and ‘chana’ meaning peas. This recipe is a simple tasty dish that can either be enjoyed as a main with fried bread, ‘poori’ or ‘paratha’, or served as a side alongside curries, rice and accompaniments, for when you’re serving...

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Nutritionist Laura Mccarthy shares her 'Vegan Choc Peanut Butter Banana Brownie' recipe

Nutritionist Laura Mccarthy shares her 'Vegan Choc Peanut Butter Banana Brownie' recipe

Proper nutrition can benefit your health on so many levels, including: management of digestive symptoms, PMS, fatigue, mental health, skin issues and so much more! It’s one of the best ways to improve your health and quality of life… as the saying goes, health = happiness! But, if you’re like me (and many others) it can sometimes be a struggle between being really good, and a little bit naughty, with both diet and regular exercise, and it makes you wonder why others can find it so easy to maintain every day. Or I know I do! I wanted to talk...

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5 easy recipes of delicious & healthy food to bring in 2021

5 easy recipes of delicious & healthy food to bring in 2021

The post festive season can sometimes have us feeling “not quite our lightest”, and if you’re anything like me and love enjoying the joys of life (i.e food and drinks), which usually become a little more excessive over Christmas and New Years holidays, then you’re probably feeling a little sluggish too. Which is not the best thing when you’re trying to kick start that New Year resolutions list. Thankfully my friend Mikkeline from All Things Aroha, took the time out to give us a few simple recipes to help inspire those healthy changes for 2021. “It is my pleasure to...

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Authentic Fijian Fish Recipe from Gabriele Galimberti's book 'In Her Kitchen'

Authentic Fijian Fish Recipe from Gabriele Galimberti's book 'In Her Kitchen'

For us at Boom Shankar life is all about family, friends, food and love… So when we stumbled across ‘In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Grandmas Around the World’ by Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti, we fell in love with the concept behind the book, the recipes and the beautiful simple imagery. Plus, who doesn’t love grandmas AND good food!! The recipe we chose to cook up for our 'Island Life' dinner, is by 62 year old Fijian grandmother, Balata Dorote, who cooks up Miti Ika, which translates to, fish in coconut sauce with Dalo. Dalo (Colocasia esculenta), otherwise known...

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The fabulous Pip Coogan cooks up plant based Tropical Fysh Tacos

The fabulous Pip Coogan cooks up plant based Tropical Fysh Tacos

"Your world of cooking comes to life when you throw away all the unnecessary rules and cook intuitively. Plants provide all the colours, tastes and flavours that complete every single dish. Welcome to my world" ~ Pip Coogan Since leaving Adelaide behind and closing the doors on The Vegan Catering Company, Pip Coogan moved up to Brisbane and continued working in the plant based food distribution industry, gradually moving into opening her own sales and marketing company, My Green Collective, nurturing and representing a collective of ethical, plant based, green, and revolutionary products “ Cooking is my outlet, my passion. Cooking makes me smile.” “My mother,...

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Gluten Free & Vegan Choc Chip Cookies

Gluten Free & Vegan Choc Chip Cookies

Here is a super simple and quick cookie recipe to whip up. 

It is a good robust cookie base that you can experiment with using different add-ins to make your ultimate dream cookie. 🌈💥🍪

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