Stelline Pasta Salad (Red Kitchen)

Here’s a great salad idea from Megan and the team at Red Kitchen, using Cuisinescenes black raspberry vinaigrette. Ingredients 1 cup currants ½ cup toasted sesame seeds ½ cup toasted pinenuts ¼ cup poppy seeds 1 red capsicum, seeds removed, finely diced 1 green capsicum, seeds removed, finely diced 1 cup Italian parsley, chopped 2 cups…

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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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Stuffed Chillies (Macha Na Raveya)

Recipe: Laxmi Ganda & Jayshri Ganda This is a tangy and spicy delight. Large sweet chillies are stuffed with a flour based mixture that is lavished with spices then fried. These are amazing! Makes 4 1 small onion, chopped ¼ cup pea flour * 4 tbsp oil, divided 1½ tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp peanuts,…

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Stuffed Eggplants with Lime and Caper Vinaigrette

Recipe: My Green Kitchen by Neena Truscott & Belinda MacDonald, Bateman, RRP $39.99 Photography: Belle Photography – Neil Gussey Serves 4 This is a wonderful Mediterranean dish with flavours of late summer. It’s great for entertaining friends as it can be made ahead of time, so you can relax while the house starts to smell…

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Stuffed Pumpkin

Based on a version by Jamie Oliver this hearty vegetarian meal looks spectacular! Vegan, gluten and dairy free it also makes for a versatile dinner party dish if you don’t know your guests and their dietary requirements well. 1 medium sized pumpkin, approx 1.5kgs 2 cloves garlic 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 tbs finely…

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Summer Berries by Nigel Slater

The last couple of years have seen some of the best berries I have ever grown: small, dark and deeply flavoured. But all too often the strawberries I find in my shopping basket can disappoint and need some help in the kitchen to be truly delicious. Slicing the fruit, tossing it with caster sugar and…

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SUMMER PASTA SALAD

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires This is a great salad to throw together depending on what you picked up at the market on Saturday.  This one was created after a wonderful Summers morning at the Tauranga Farmers Market.  I love to add some grilled slices of Hungarian Artisan salami or chorizo or you…

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Sweet and Sour Vegetables

This dish is inspired after seeing Sachie Nomura demonstrate her sweet and sour chicken.  Her original dish didn’t have many vegetables so when I recreated I added a lot more.  And the consensus was it would have been just as good without the chicken.  So a little tweaking and here you go, a quick easy…

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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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TEMPURA AUBERGINE AND SICHUAN CARAMEL

Recipe from Global Kitchen: Lindy Smith | Photography: Grant Rooney A deliciously filling vegetable dish with complex sweet and savoury flavours. Serves 4 –entrée size Sichuan Caramel 100g liquid honey 450g caster sugar 4 long red chillies 100ml soy sauce 100ml red wine vinegar 70g miso paste 70ml black Chinese vinegar 50g gochujang paste 20g…

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