Beans on Toast

Recipe & Images: Emma Galloway If you don’t have cannellini beans, try butter beans, pinto or borlotti. If you don’t have passata, you can blend a third of a 400g can of tinned tomatoes until smooth and use this instead. Raw or brown sugar can be used in place of maple syrup. Don’t have tomato…

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Kapow Bao

Recipe: Whizz Bang Bao | Images: Ashlee DeCaires Hot and Sour Eggplant 200ml tamarind puree 475ml sunflower, rice bran or coconut oil (to fry eggplant) 2 large eggplant cut into large dice 8 cloves garlic, crushed 4cm piece ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 2 large onions, sliced 2 red chillies, de-seeded and sliced 10g fresh…

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Vegan Mushroom Tart

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Images: Ashlee DeCaires The creamy-like filling of this tart is reminiscent of a light fluffy quiche. We’ve topped the tofu filling with garlic sautéed mushrooms, but you could use any number of combinations from cherry or heirloom tomatoes and basil, or leek and pumpkin and in springtime asparagus. Pastry 2 cups flour ½ tsp…

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Gabriella

Recipe: Megan Priscott | Images: Brydie Thompson I don’t really know what to name this salad; garden salad is too broad and boring, it’s not Greek or Mexican, so let’s go with Gabriella. You really can go with what is seasonal and available, think Mediterranean when you substitute any ingredients so it stays balanced and…

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Vegetable and Olive Tagine

Recipe & Images: Amber Bremner The fruit of the olive tree can divide a room. Understandable, if sliced pizza olives are the only olives someone has tried. They would be missing out on the huge variety of plump, savoury and, dare I say it, meaty, olives that can add so much to a meal. I’m…

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Pumpkin Dal

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Images: Ashlee DeCaires Madhur Jaffrey, the Queen of Indian cuisine, writes of the importance of dal when she says in her Curry Bible “you can take meats and fish and vegetables from an Indian, but you cannot take away his dal – the core of his meal”. Technically dal (also known…

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Meaty Mushroom Pie

Recipe and images: Bosh! Healthy Vegan, Henry Firth & Ian Theasby This Joe Wicks-inspired pie is topped with filo pastry. It’s hearty and filling, but is lower in fat, processed carbs and calories (and cooks quicker!). Make sure your vegan meat is low in salt and saturated fat. SERVES 4 1 onion, peeled and diced…

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Baby Carrot Biryani

When researching for this recipe I was surprised to find that a vegetable biryani is not common. I found this surprising because when I backpacked through Rajasthan (nearly 20 years ago!) this was my staple dinner. Much of Rajasthan is vegetarian but the real reason I enjoyed a regular biryani was because this tasty dish…

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ZUCCHINI TART

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Brydie Thompson Simplicity is the key to this striking tart where zucchini is the hero. ½ cup Parmesan, finely grated 1½ cups plain flour pinch salt 150g butter, chilled 2–2½ tbsp water 200g mascarpone 2–3 medium sized zucchini 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper egg or milk…

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