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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Mushroom, Caramelised Onion & Halloumi Galette

Store bought flaky pastry sheets Extra Virgin olive oil 1 red onion, sliced 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon water 4 large flat brown mushrooms Halloumi – sliced 1 egg, lightly whisked Preheat the oven to 200˚C. Cut pastry sheet into four 12cm x 12cm squares and score a 1cm boarder…

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French Onion Soup

This French onion soup recipe is suitable for vegetarians, as it does not use beef stock. Instead, Vegemite is added to vegetable stock giving a darker colour and a richer flavour. You may want to add more Vegemite for a more powerful flavoured stock. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 30g butter 6 large white…

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Mac n Cheese

This is always a crowd pleaser and just as good the next day.  Mum use to add sliced boiled eggs into her Mac n Cheese when we were kids making it an even hearty meal.  While perfectly fine without, some added bacon is also nice, simply add it in when cooking the onion and leeks.…

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Grange Road Cafe Moroccan Vegetable Soup

This recipe is supplied by  Grange Road Cafe, Tauranga. 100g butter 2 onions 2 carrots 2 parsnips 2 kumara 2 potatoes ¼ pumpkin 6 cloves of garlic 2 red chillies 2 tbsp coriander powder 2 tbsp cumin Peel and chop all the vegetables into similar sizes pieces. Melt the butter in a large pot until…

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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…

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