Kumara & Kale Soup with Goat’s Cheese, Puy Lentils & Pumpkin Seeds

Recipe: Justin Thomson, The Shack, Raglan | Photography: Leah Hoskins Serves 6-8 | Vegetarian, Gluten Free 3 tbsp butter or extra virgin olive oil 3 medium leeks, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic ¼ cup fresh dill 4 cups Owairaka (red skinned kumara), peeled and chopped sea salt and pepper 6…

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Blue Cheese Soup

Most of us love cauliflower cheese – this soup offers the same delicious flavour! Serve with your favourite crusty bread. Knob of butter 1 onion, diced 1 large head of broccoli ½ a cauliflower 1 ½ – 2 cups vegetable stock 100g blue vein cheese Salt and pepper to taste 100ml cream (optional) Heat the…

Corn and potato Chowder

Extra virgin olive oil 1 onion diced 1 celery stalk diced 500g potato 1 litre vegetable stock 2 cup frozen sweetcorn Chopped parsley Heat a little olive oil in a heavy based saucepan.  Sautee the onions and celery for approximately 5 minutes until translucent.  Add peeled and chopped potatoes with a litre of stock and…