20g butter ½ an onion finely sliced thinly sliced fennel bulb equal in amount to the onion 1 garlic clove, finely chopped ½ cup dried oyster mushrooms 1 cup hot water 1 tsp finely chopped thyme 500g mushrooms, roughly chopped wine 1 tbsp flour 125g cream cheese (or sour cream, mascarpone or Philadelphia cooking cream)…
In a large pot of salted water cook the pasta shells. Meanwhile cook the spinach in a pan until completely willted. Your large bag of spinach will turn into around a cup of cooked spinach.
To make the pastry, place the flour in a food processor along with the chopped cold butter. Process until you get a fine bread crumb texture. With the motor running add 3 Tablespoons of cold water continue to process until the mixture comes together.
Turn a great risotto into another meal. Double the recipe and serve pumpkin risotto one night as a side and then use the rest the next night to make risotto cakes.
Revive have 2 fabulous cafes in Auckland (Lorne St and Fort St). What sets Revive apart from most cafes is they serve healthy vegetarian meals. With a wonderful salad bar, healthy hot meals and smoothies all served in a relaxed and friendly environment hter eis little wonder the queues are often out the door.
Wash the spinach thoroughly before removing the stalks and finely chopping. Cook in a pan until completely wilted and then allow to cool. When cool, drain absolutely all the liquid you can out of the spinach and place in a large bowl along with all the other ingredients.
Bring 3 cups of water to a boil and then add the quinoa. Cook for aprox. 10-15 minutes until all the water has evaporated. Cool, and then add finely chopped raw beetroot, spring onion and parsley.
Heat oil in a havy frypan and fry the pumpkin and eggplant until lightly browned. Add the curry paste and fry for another minute or two. Add the coconut cream, lime juice, 1/2 the zest and the fish sauce.