Potato Hash with Mushrooms and Asparagus

Recipe & Images: 5+ A Day Serves 4  1 bunch asparagus, ends cut off, slice into 4cm pieces 2 handfuls mushrooms, wiped clean and thinly sliced 1 capsicum, cut into small pieces 4 potatoes (we used a mix), cut into small cubes 1 brown onion, diced 4 eggs to serve on top (optional) 2 cloves…

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Potato and Bean Salad with Lemon Turmeric Dressing

Recipe: Megan Priscott | Photography: Brydie Thompson If you don’t have potato and beans growing in your garden, borrow without asking from your parents or in-laws (elderly parents are the best to do this as they go to bed at 9pm so you don’t have to wear a balaclava), or consider orchestrating a swap with the…

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Polenta and Mozzarella Balls

2 cups of good quality vegetable stock 2 cups milk 250g instant polenta* 1 cup grated Parmesan salt oil baby mozzarella balls (Ciliegine**) Bring the milk and stock to a simmer, then carefully whisk in the polenta. Stir continuously for 2–3 minutes until thick. Stir in the Parmesan and check for seasoning. Depending on the…

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Pickled Beetroot, Labneh and Honeyed Walnut Tart

This beautiful light tart is perfect for autumn.  The cooler mornings and evenings in Autumn mean making pastry is easier than the humid summer days.  And with fresh walnuts now available along with gorgeous baby beets from your local Farmer’s Market this tart looks impressive and tastes great too.  Be warned though, good things take…

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Pesto Chickpea Soup

Recipe: Rosie Palmer from Henry & Ted Cafe | Photography: Brydie Thompson Gluten Free, Grain Free, Vegetarian 3 tbsp olive oil 2 stalks celery, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 onion, diced salt and pepper to season 2 tbsp tomato paste 6 cups vegetable broth 300g green beans, halved 400g chickpeas soaked, cooked, drained, rinsed, or…

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Pearl Couscous, Courgette, Caper & Dill Salad

Recipe: Henry and Ted Cafe, Papamoa | vegan, nut free Easy, fresh, light and vibrant. Perfect with a side of anything. 2 cups pearl (Israeli) couscous, cooked off 1 courgette, grated ¼ cup dill, chopped 2 tbsp capers Dressing ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tbsp whole grain mustard ¼ cup olive oil 2 tsp garlic…

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Pea Puffs

(makes approx 24) Vegetarian 1 cup peas, fresh or frozen 1 cup cottage cheese ½ onion 1 garlic clove ½ tsp chilli 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp garam masala Fresh coriander, chopped Salt 24 wonton or dumpling wrappers Oil for deep frying Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil, add the peas and…

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Pea & Halloumi Fritters

(Serves 4) Vegetarian These simple fritters are based on my favourite corn fritter recipe from our Nourish Cookbook. 2½ cups of peas ½ red onion 1 cup self-raising flour 2 eggs Salt and pepper 200g halloumi, chopped Fresh coriander and/or parsley Oil Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil, add the peas…

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Paneer Butter Marsala

Indian cuisine has some wonderful vegetarian dishes. This one is very similar to the oh so popular butter chicken but uses paneer, a pressed Indian cottage cheese, similar in texture to haloumi but perhaps a little more solid.

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