Sweet Potato Soup with Tamari Pumpkin Seeds

Recipe and Photography: Amber Bremner Sick of chopping pumpkin? Try this nourishing and comforting sweet potato soup that’s mildly spiced with cumin and cayenne, and topped with salty, savoury tamari roasted pumpkin seeds. Double the recipe if you’re feeding a crowd or have big appetites to feed. 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 sticks celery, chopped…

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Cauliflower and Walnut Soup with a Smokey Crumb Topping

Recipe and Photography: Amber Bremner Cauliflower isn’t typically a soup vegetable, but paired with walnuts it creates a beautifully creamy, earthy and satisfying soup. Give it a lift with a splash of sherry vinegar and a garlicky, mildly spicy and smoky crumb topping of fried cauliflower crumbs and walnut pieces. 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped…

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Thai Butternut Curry with Turmeric Rice

Recipe: Real Health NZ We seriously love curry! This Thai-inspired dish is creamy, spicy, rich and comforting! It’s packed full of vegetables, so if you struggle to get your kids to eat their veggies this is a great meal to try—they won’t even notice them. Serves 4-5 | Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Refined…

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Roasted Red Onion, Black Lentil & Dried Blueberry Salad

Recipe and Photography: Emma Galloway Serves 4‒6 8 medium red onions, peeled and cut into wedges ¼ cup dried blueberries 2 bay leaves, fresh or dried 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar, plus 1 tbsp extra 1 tbsp honey, optional fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup…

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Spiced Tomato and Lentil Soup

Recipe and Photography: Emma Galloway I like to think of this soup as a winter pantry staple. You’re likely to have all the ingredients at hand, it comes together in very little time and leaves you feeling nourished and warm from the inside out. I find it easiest to place the lentils into a fine…

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Stuffed Brussels Sprouts

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Brydie Thompson When picking Brussels sprouts, I normally suggest going for the small tender ones. For this recipe though you need to pick larger specimens. ½kg Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 1 cup ricotta ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan ¼ cup Panko breadcrumbs pinch of salt and freshly ground black…

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Spiced Baby Carrots with Herb Tahini Dressing

2 large bunches of baby carrots 2 tsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp harissa spice mix* ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Mix the harissa, sesame seeds, and salt with the oil and toss this through the scrubbed and trimmed carrots. Spread out on a baking tray and bake at 180°C for 20…

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ZUCCHINI & BASIL SOUP 

This delicious soup (from the team at Dinners by Kitchen HQ) is perfect for a late summer lunch or these cooler Autumn nights while there is still an abundance of Zucchini and basil in the garden (Serves 6) ¼ cup olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic 2 medium potatoes,…

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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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Coming Un Stuck

I have been a fan of Sarah Tuck’s contributions to Dish Magazine for a while now.  Her recipes strike the perfect balance of inspirational yet attainable.  Classic flavours or dishes have an innovative or interesting twist, always enticing me to give them a go. As a recipe writer and food stylist who dabbles in a…

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