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Kooky Cooks: Dragon Fruit x Pili Nuts Nice Cream

Kooky Cooks: Dragon Fruit x Pili Nuts Nice Cream

Uber talented recipe creator, photography extraordinaire and multi-tasking maestro, Anton @wholesomelivity, has been busy getting Kooky in the kitchen!    We've also jumped on the Dragon Fruit dessert craze and Anton has concocted a wonderful no-churn ice cream that's simply made from pili nuts, coconut milk and our gently dried dragon fruit - all lavishly drenched in indulgent vegan chocolate!       Deeply satisfying, undeniably impressive and absolutely sumptuous, this dairy-free dessert is a sure way to up your ante - while keeping things healthy! - in the sweet treat sweepstakes!    Check out the full video HERE! 

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Kooky Cooks: Beetroot & Dragon Fruit Brownies

Kooky Cooks: Beetroot & Dragon Fruit Brownies

When mega-talented recipe creator and photographer, Anton @wholesomelivity, kindly offered to whip up a recipe using our Kooky fruit, we obviously agreed with eager anticipation! 💥 Anton’s wonderful creations are sumptuously indulgent, completely plant-based and includes many healthy elements. The icing on the cake? They are all beautifully showcased by his incandescent photography 📸       He produced these delicious Beetroot Dragon Fruit Brownies using our gently dried Dragon Fruit, not only as a decoration, but also to add a hint of ruby-hued brightness and an intense flavour to the brownies 🤤❤️‍🔥   Not only are they a treat for one's sweet tooth, they are also reassuringly healthy - with dragon fruit, beetroot and date syrup as the main...

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Kooky Cooks: Mini Scotch Egg in Dragon Fruit sauce

Kooky Cooks: Mini Scotch Egg in Dragon Fruit sauce

Our resident Kooky Cook and recipe maestro, Marni Xuto, is in the house with an Egg-cellent recipe that is sure to tantalise our tastebuds and awaken our senses 🤤     Her modern take on the classic Scotch egg is indulgent and more-ish, combining earthy spices, luscious legumes, subtle fruity flavours and a decadent runny yolk. Heaven! Perfect as an hors d'oeuvre, brunch or even breakfast. Enjoy! 🤩   🥚 Mini Scotch Egg in Dragon Fruit sauce 🥚 Prep time : 25 minCooking time: 5-6 minServe : 1 starter portionIngredients for Scotch egg: 2            Cooked quail egg (de-shelled)100g      Cooked chickpea100g      Frozen peas20g        Panko breadcrumbs1 tbsp    Plain Flour2 tsp    ...

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Kooky Cooks: Sweet & Sour Cod (no added sugar)

Kooky Cooks: Sweet & Sour Cod (no added sugar)

There’s a certain festive cheer in the air and as Christmas lurks just round the corner, our Kooky Cook, Marni Xuto, has concocted a delicious recipe that is the perfect dish for the season - warming, indulgent and all round wonderful ⭐️Sumptuous, appetising and beautifully adorned in a velvety vermilion sauce, this dish is tantalisingly sweet with piquant overtones and spicy notes that will have you licking the platter clean! 🍽🤤     Sweet & Sour Cod (no added sugar) 🐠 Serves : 1Prep time: 8 minCooking time: 25 min Ingredients for Cod:120g      Cod loin1 pinch  Salt and pepper3 tbsp    Vegetable oil1 tbsp    Butter1/4 tsp   Lime juice Ingredients for Mango sweet sauce:50g        Onion -...

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Kooky Cooks: Banana & Jackfruit Loaf Cake (with optional Dragon Fruit sauce)

Kooky Cooks: Banana & Jackfruit Loaf Cake (with optional Dragon Fruit sauce)

Chef Marni Xuto is back in the Kooky kitchen and getting into the spirit of the Great British Bake Off! This month, she has whipped up a banana & jackfruit loaf - a delightful recipe that is high in protein, full on flavour and with absolutely no added sugar! 👩‍🍳 Sure to be a crowd pleaser and a hit with the kids, this is one that you’ll want to try.. just in time for Thanksgiving supper too 🍁🧡   Banana & Jackfruit Loaf with Dragon Fruit Sauce (no added sugar!) 💫 Ingredients for Loaf 🍞:125g   Self-raising flour50g     Unsalted butter - melted30g     Kooky Freeze Dried Jackfruit (steep in hot water until soft, then slice)1tbsp  Milk2tsp    Cinnamon2tsp    Vanilla...

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Kooky Cooks: Butternut Squash Katsu in Jackfruit Curry

Kooky Cooks: Butternut Squash Katsu in Jackfruit Curry

It’s that time of the month again! ⏰ Chef and #KookyCook extraordinaire @easy.thaifood is back with another of her masterful creations. This one’s an umami bomb and guaranteed to tantalise your tastebuds 💥 🍛 Butternut Squash Katsu in Jackfruit Curry 🍛Serves: 1-2Ingredients for Butternut Squash Katsu:90g Butternut squash (peeled and sliced)50g Panko breadcrumbs25g Plain flour1 Egg (beaten)1 pinch Salt and pepper (to season squash)300ml Oil (for frying)Ingredients for Jackfruit Curry Sauce:24g Kooky jackfruit (soaked in hot water till soft)100g Onion (peeled and cut in chunks)90 ml Water1/2 Avocado1/2 Red Chili (sliced)1 stalk Spring Onion (sliced)3 cloves Garlic (crushed)2 tbsp Vegetable Oil1/2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce1 tsp Nutritional Yeast flakes1/2 tsp Garam Masala1/2 tsp Ground Coriander1/4 tsp Cumin seeds1/4 tsp Ground...

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Kooky Cooks: Prawn and Mangosteen Curry

Kooky Cooks: Prawn and Mangosteen Curry

👩‍🍳 Chef Marni Xuto @easy.thaifood is back with a special recipe that she’s developed just for us Kooky Munchsters 🐯 This wonderful curry, which incorporates our delicious freeze dried mangosteen, is bound to be a crowd pleaser, with a masterful marriage of sweet and spicy flavours 🌶   Check out the recipe below, have a go and tag us in your creations!⚡️ 🔥 Prawns and Mangosteen Curry 🔥  Serves: 2Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 15-18 minutes Ingredients 🦐🌱:150g    Raw king prawns - peeled36g      Kooky Freeze Dried Mangosteen15g      Basil10g      Kaffir lime leaf3g        Basil leaf400ml  Thai or Organic coconut milk100ml  Vegetable oil50ml    Hot water2 tbsp  Thai red curry paste1 tsp    Honey...

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Mixed Salad with a Touch of Purple

Mixed Salad with a Touch of Purple

   Ingredients for the salad:Iceberg lettuce, spring onions, a small tin of sweet corn, carrots, cherry tomatoes, Romano peppers, Kooky dragon fruits Preparation ca. 15-20 minutes:1. Chop & slice all ingredients according to your mood & creativity... your mixed salad is done with a natural purple touch!2. Add some grilled chicken breast for a well-balanced & healthy meal!!!

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