Olive, Anchovy & Pepper Banderillas

Recipes Oscar and Otto, Images by Alex Spodyneiko Olive, Anchovy & Pepper Banderillas Peppers are a staple in Spanish cuisine and are perfect for tapas. They make a neat little packet to stuff with all sorts of delicious ingredients, for wrapping delicious morsels or on skewers. Filling options are endless. This recipe can be easily […]

Entertaining Wayne’s Way

Recipes Wayne Good, Images Brydie Thompson There is nothing like getting a group of people together, cooking some great food and opening a bottle of wine, or three. If I’m going to have a dinner party, I see this as being a great excuse to set a proper table, with a tablecloth, and proper cloth […]

Getting Dippy

Recipes and images by Amber Bremner Warmer days, relaxed evenings, casual meals. What’s not to love? Grazing platters are our friend when celebrating or entertaining, but they’re also a great way to put together a bit of this and that to make a nutritious meal with something for everyone. Here are two delicious plant-based dips […]


Recipe & Image: KATHY PATERSON Serves 6 150g Brie or Camembert 1 tbsp runny honey a few fresh herb flowers or other edible flowers Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place the unwrapped Brie or Camembert on the prepared tray. Score the top using a sharp knife then place […]


Recipe & Images AMBER BREMNER I have a whole nut and seed department in the fridge (they last longer there) because they’re an absolute staple in a plant-based diet. Nuts provide healthy fats, protein and fibre, but most importantly—texture and flavour. Cashews are my go-to for creamy dishes, including desserts, while walnuts are the winner […]


Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images ASHLEE DECAIRES This is a super quick bread to make and delicious served with hummus and my dukkha. It also doubles as an easy pizza dough. 1 tsp dried active yeast 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp warm milk ⅔ cup warm water 2 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp […]


Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images ASHLEE DECAIRES This is a great loaf for sandwiches (fresh and toasted), added to a platter of cheese, dips and cured meats. I love a slice, still warm with a slather of butter. And when it begins to get stale, focaccia makes the best croutons or crostini. 2½ cups warm […]


Recipe: WAYNE GOOD | Images: ASHLEE DECAIRES 1 jar good quality stuffed olives 100g cold butter 100g grated cheese 1 cup flour 1 tsp salt pinch cayenne pepper 50ml (approx.) cold water Place the butter, cheese, flour, salt and cayenne pepper into a food processor. Process until the mixture looks like breadcrumbs. Add the water […]


Recipe: WAYNE GOOD | Images: ASHLEE DECAIRES halloumi streaky bacon rocket rosemary sticks Slice the halloumi. Lay your slices of bacon on your bench and place the rocket, then the halloumi on top. Wrap the bacon around the halloumi and rocket and secure with a rosemary stick. Place onto a greased tray and put into […]


Recipe: WAYNE GOOD | Images: ASHLEE DECAIRES I love finger food. It’s such a relaxed way to entertain, especially as everything can be prepared in advance. These wee morsels of loveliness are so elegant and are a play on the traditional stuffed eggs we remember from our childhood. 12 quail eggs 1½ tbsp good mayonnaise […]