Healthy Blueberry and Banana Pancakes

Photography | Tracie Heasman Serves 2, Sugar Free These are super easy pancakes to make and perfect for the kids to learn. Using banana to sweeten them, along with some antioxidant packed blueberries they are also fairly healthy. If you want to make them even better for you, replace the self-raising flour with wholemeal flour and…

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Hazelnut, Toasted Cauliflower Rice & Portobello Salad

Another salad that ticks all the boxes from Wild One in Mount Maunganui. Images by Brydie Thompson   ½ head cauliflower, roughly chopped, including the stalk ½ cup toasted hazelnuts 1 pomegranate (seeds only, set half aside for garnish) 5 portobello mushrooms 3 cups baby spinach 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp…

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Grilled Zucchini + Spinach with Roasted Capsicum Dressing

Recipe and images by Emma Galloway You could also use a selection of mixed salad greens in place of the spinach, if preferred. Pine nuts have a tendency to go rancid quite quickly due to their high oil content, which is why I always store mine in the freezer. They can be used straight from…

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Grilled Watermelon Salad

  Recipe by Niels Naumann Images by Ashlee DeCaires   This salad screams summer. Serve it at your next BBQ and watch it be devoured or head into Ember on Church Road in Hamilton and enjoy the original version.   ½ watermelon 1 punnet strawberries 1 cucumber 1 packet Persian feta (or marinated soft feta…

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Grilled Carrot and Feta Salad

Recipe: extracted from Ima Cuisine by Yael Shochat with David Cohen, published by Random House NZ, RRP: $55.00 Photography: Callum Thomas I have adapted this recipe from a traditional Tunisian carrot dish; cooked and mashed carrots are called for in that dish but I like the smokiness that comes from grilling them. There’s a great combination…

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Green Pea Ravioli with Crème Fraiche

(Serves 4) Making home-made ravioli becomes a whole lot easier when you have my simple cheat on hand. Keep a packet of wonton or dumpling wrappers in the freezer and you will always be able to whip up a batch of ravioli. You can pick up a packet of 100 dumpling or wonton wrappers for…

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Green Galette

This recipe was based on one I saw on Food52. While they used Swiss chard I used a mixture of chard (or Silverbeet), kale and leeks, but spinach, rocket and even broccoli would all work. 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ onion Salt to taste 2 cloves garlic 1 leek 1 bunch silverbeet, stems removed (about…

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Greek Potato & Feta Cake

This recipe is from Jeremy Dixon’s second book, The Revive Cafe Cookbook 2.  A great book for any vegetarian or if you are looking for some wonderful fresh, meat-free meal ideas.  You can also visit Jeremy at his cafe in Auckland. Ingredients (Makes 12 x ½ cup cakes) 1kg (2lb) white potatoes unpeeled (around 4…

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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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Ginger Pumpkin Soup

Recipe: Rosie Palmer, Henry and Ted, Papamoa | Photography: Brydie Thompson Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Grain Free, Egg Free 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1kg pumpkin, peeled and chopped 1½ shallots, peeled and chopped 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated 2 tbsp chives ½ cup fresh mint ½ tbsp chilli powder 1 litre (4…

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