Warm Roast Vegetable & Lentil Salad with Zahtar & Sundried Tomatoes

Crunchy vegetables with soft lentils all wrapped up in a thick flavoursome dressing, this recipe from Alison Mawer is quick and delicious.  Click here to read Alison’s blog Pease Pudding Ingredients 200g baby beetroot, peeled and halved 200g baby carrots, scrubbed and stalk removed 400g tinned lentils 4 sun dried tomatoes Handful fresh parsley Handful fresh…

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Buckwheat & Roast Vegetable Salad with Tahini Dressing

This is a wonderful hearty salad that is perfect in summer to early autumn when there is an abundance of zucchini, capsicums which all taste great with a little smoky char from the BBQ. Buckwheat is a lovely earthy grain, which is gluten free.  Alternatively you could use couscous, millet or quinoa. Buckwheat & Roast Vegetable…

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Mexican Slaw

  This is the perfect spicy fresh coleslaw to load on top of your summer veggie burgers.  Alison Mawer created this recipe.  She has a fantastic blog Pease Pudding Ingredients Serves 8 burgers easily 1/2 white cabbage (or 1/4 of each red and white), outer leaves and core removed 6-8 large radish small bunch fresh…

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Tomato Pasta Sauce

We are spoilt with an abundance of juicy ripe tomatoes in summer!  This tomato sauce recipe is perfect for freezing so that you can enjoy them all year round.  You can use the tomato sauce on pasta, pizza’s, in winter stews and casseroles. 2kgs of ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped1 onion 3 cloves garlic 2 tblsps…

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Tomato, Sweetcorn and Basil Risotto Cakes (GF)

This fantastic gluten free and vegetarian recipe is from Alana MacKay, chef and owner of Rouge Cafe in Cambridge. Makes approx 7-8 risotto cakes. 2 onions, diced 2 tbsp vegetable or canola oil 250g Arborio rice 800g tomatoes, diced 670ml vegetable stock 2 spring onions, chopped 2 tbsp basil pesto ⅔ cup sweetcorn ⅔ cup grated cheese…

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Kale Juice and Beetroot Juice

Juicing is so delicious and so good for you. We highly recommend Horum Slow Juicers. They are quiet, easy to clean and slowly squeeze fruit and vegetables meaning no oxidation or damage to the food cells. Compared to traditional centrifugal juicing, squeezing means up to four times the enzymes and six times the vitamins are…

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Feta & Avocado Smash

This recipe has been contributed by Alana from Rouge Cafe in Cambridge. Per person: 2 small or 1 large slice of your choice of bread, either lightly toasted or fresh 1 ripe avocado 100g feta 1 Tbsp mint, finely chopped 1 Tbsp parsley, finely chopped Pinch of pepper 2 Tbsp dukkah Wedge of lemon or…

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Chilli beans with roasted pumpkin

serves 6 Ingredients 2 Tbsp oil 1 medium onion 2tsp ground cumin ¼ tsp ground cinnamon Pinch chilli powder 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 can whole peeled tomatoes 1 Tbsp white vinegar 1 cup capsicum, diced 2 cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed 2 ½  cups pumpkin, peeled and diced ½ cup fresh coriander or…

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Broccoli Mash

This is a great alternative to traditional mashed potato, plus you get the added nutritional benefit of broccoli! 500g potatoes (I used Agria as they are great for mashing) 1 garlic clove, peeled (optional) 250g broccoli florets (approximately 1 head) 25g butter ¼ cup milk salt and pepper Peel the potatoes and chop into 2cm…

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Pumpkin Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni

This also makes a great lasagne. 4 cups pumpkin, peeled & chopped 2 onions – diced 3 cloves of garlic – crushed 150 g feta 500g ricotta 4 big handfuls of baby spinach 3 cups tomato pasata 1 packet of fresh lasagne sheets Grated cheese (I used cheddar & parmesan) Drizzle the pumpkin with some…

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