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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Roasted Vege Buddha Bowl with Turmeric Lemon Tahini Dressing

Recipe extract from My Green Kitchen | by Neena Truscott & Belinda MacDonald Photography | Belle Photography/Neil Gussey Published | by Bateman Freekeh (pronounced free-kah) is an ancient wheat grain that is low in fat and high in protein and fibre. It’s an amazing chewy grain with a distinct flavour that’s earthy, nutty, and slightly smoky. ‘Buddha…

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Rocket, Tomato, Parmesan and Balsamic Vinegar Salad

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires I love a good rocket salad. This version uses a few extra steps to make the most of the simple ingredients, resulting in a stunning salad that will steal the show. fresh rocket tomatoes (large cherry tomatoes or small vine tomatoes are best) extra virgin olive oil salt…

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Saffron-buttered Pumpkin with Herbed Brown Rice

Recipe and Photography: Emma Galloway | A Year in my Real Food Kitchen Don’t let this recipe’s humble looks deceive you. For beneath the tomatoey goodness lies tender chunks of pumpkin in a sauce rich with saffron, spice and most importantly …  butter! The vinegar-soaked sultanas add a nice piquant note, while the herbed rice…

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Satay Vegetable Filo Parcels

(vegetarian, dairy free) Everyone loves satay and this easy sauce paired with seasonal crunchy vegetables is sure to be a hit.  For this recipe we wrap the vegetables in filo pastry but the mix can easily be made into a simple meal with the addition of rice or noodles. The vegetables you use are pretty…

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Savoury Pumpkin Tart with Sauteed Mushrooms

I serve the tart with pan fried mushrooms.  Simply melt some butter in a pan then add some chopped garlic and cut mushrooms. Cook for 2-3 minutes before adding a dash of white wine.  When the wine has evaporated add chopped parsley and season well. Shortcrust Pastry 12/3 cups flour 180g chilled butter Filling 1kg…

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Sesame-coated Tofu & Green Bean Stir Fry

Recipe & Images: Alison’s Pantry Serves 4 I love Japanese flavours, especially pickled ginger, which is a fabulous way of lifting a dish and keeping it lovely and fresh. Tofu is so often ignored or overlooked – but I see it as the perfect vehicle for other flavours. I’m fond of using the rice and…

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Sous Vide Eggplant

This recipe is by Brad King from Falls Retreat in Waihi. 1kg eggplant sliced into 1cm slices sea salt Liberally salt a large flat tray and place eggplant, smaller round down. Sprinkle with more sea salt and leave for 2 hours. The salt will draw out moisture and also reduce bitterness, especially in older and…

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Spaghetti Cacio Pepe

Recipe: Megan Priscott, Red Kitchen | Photography: Ashlee deCaires I love this classic Italian dish; it is the epitome of classic Italian. Just a few ingredients and with a food cost of around $1 per person, you can’t go wrong. Use packet spaghetti as homemade is too rough for this dish and absorbs the flavour,…

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