Recipes
Homemade Humus Recipe

Homemade Humus Recipe

Homemade Humus Recipe Learn how to make this delicious humus dip effortlessly at home (from scratch)   We are all just a can of chickpeas and a handful of other basic ingredients away from making our very own humus – from scratch. Next time you find yourself adding humus to your shopping list, add the...
Purslane Lentil Curry Recipe (Eritrean Rigla Moulah)

Purslane Lentil Curry Recipe (Eritrean Rigla Moulah)

Purslane Lentil Curry Recipe (Eritrean Rigla Moulah) A very special African curry recipe to add to your collection   This is yet another delicious recipe generously shared with us at our recent Cultivating Community cooking class by our Eritrean cook, Shadya. If you couldn’t make the cooking class, you are in for a treat. Expect a...
Homemade Eritrean Falafil Recipe (Falafel)

Homemade Eritrean Falafil Recipe (Falafel)

Homemade Eritrean Falafil Recipe Learn how to make falafil, Eritrean style – from scratch We learnt to make this delicious homemade falafil recipe during our recent Eritrean cooking class with Cultivating Community. For those that missed out on sampling the falafil in person, they are quite different to your Middle Eastern falafil. These are slightly crispier,...
Tomato Cannelini Bean Soup

Tomato Cannelini Bean Soup

Tomato Cannelini Bean Soup An economical, quick and hearty classic for colder nights or meat free meals   This Tomato Cannelini Bean Soup is a super simple (and filling) lunch or dinner option that you can whip up in just under an hour – from preparation to table. Having a few cans of cannelini beans and...
2017 End of Year Cooking Class & Lunch Wrap Up

2017 End of Year Cooking Class & Lunch Wrap Up

2017 End of Year Cooking Class & Lunch Wrap Up See some photos from the day including our delicious Eritrean lunch feast   On Sunday December 3rd 2017 – we held our first group cooking class and lunch hosted by Cultivating Community. It was a worry of a weekend with extreme weather warnings forecast across...
Christmas Recipes - The Full Collection

Christmas Recipes – The Full Collection

Christmas Recipes From German Biscuits to Mangomisu – find traditional and non-traditional recipes to grace your table this Christmas.   From Italian Panettone to German Christmas biscuits, I’ve done a sweep of all the Christmas recipes on our site and placed them in one easy to find place – here! We’ve got traditional biscuits to bake...
Event: Join Us for our 2017 End of Year Gathering

Event: Join Us for our 2017 End of Year Gathering

Decisive Cravings 2017 End of Year Gathering Join us for a Cooking Class, Lunch and Kitchen Garden Tour – Sunday December 3rd, 2017   I am so happy to share that this year we’ve put together an end of year gathering for all our DC readers. Please join us on Sunday December 3rd, 2017 for...
Making Your Own Christmas Cookie Box

Making Your Own Christmas Cookie Box

Making Your Own Christmas Cookie Box The Perfect Way to Execute a Homemade Christmas Gift Many, many years ago I was an exchange student in Germany. I was living with my host family in Bavaria during winter time, and got to experience the traditional Christmas we read about in story books and movies, namely that...
German Christmas Cookies Recipe

German Christmas Cookies Recipe

German Christmas Cookies (Weihnachtsplätzchen) Fun and simple, and essential to every Christmas baking schedule German Christmas Cookies are a fun and more traditional alternative to the Aussie white christmas slices and rum balls we’ve all grown up with. The recipe to make German Christmas Cookies is incredibly simple and makes a reasonably sized batch that’s perfect...
A Basic Recipe for Vegetable Stock

A Basic Recipe for Vegetable Stock

A Basic Recipe for Vegetable Stock How to make a basic vegetable stock from scratch at home   Making vegetable stock is something I’ve had many requests and conversations about lately. I’ve decided to put together a very basic recipe that I use to make my stock at home. Most recipes instruct you to make large...
Hazelnut Horseshoe Biscuits

Hazelnut Horseshoe Biscuits

Hazelnut Horseshoe Biscuits (Nusskipferl) How to make delicious and simple horseshoe biscuits, German style A good addition to your Christmas bake mix is Horseshoe biscuits or Nusskipferl. They’re super simple to make and the shape makes them look much fancier than they actually are. I actually first learnt to make them back in high school...
Sri Lankan Recipes

Sri Lankan Recipes

Sri Lankan Recipes Our little collection of recipes from Sri Lanka, all in one place. After our recent trip to Sri Lanka, and a wonderful recipe beetroot curry recipe shared by our friends at Tamil Feasts we have a little collection of Sri Lankan Recipes. Indulge in the simple ingredients but complex flavours of Sri...