Carrot, Three Seed and Ginger Salad

Recipe: Henry and Ted Cafe, Papamoa | Vegan, GF, nut free and can be made paleo Easy, fast, tastes amazing! This makes a large salad – perfect if you are feeding a crowd or can easily be halved. 8 cups grated carrot 2 red onions, thinly sliced ½ cup tamari roasted pumpkin seeds 1 cup…

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Carrot Falafel

Recipe and photography: Vicki Ravlich-Horan Serves 4 2 cups grated carrot 1 cup fresh coriander 1 tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 spring onion, roughly chopped 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs 1 tsp cumin 1 tbsp Harissa ½ cup flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp sesame seeds Place the…

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Caramelised Onion and Feta Tart

Recipe: Megan Coupland of Red Kitchen | Photography: Brydie Thompson Crust 2 cups wholemeal flour ½ tsp salt 220g cold butter, cut in cubes ¼ cup iced water cracked pepper ½ cup walnuts Pulse the flour and salt in a food processor then add the butter and mix until just broken up. Add the walnuts…

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Caprice Pasta

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Brydie Thompson The classic flavours of a Caprice salad are turned into a simple but gorgeous pasta. I cheat and use thin dumpling or wonton wrappers (available at most Asian stores), but feel free to spend a beautiful summer’s day making your own pasta. I’ll be at the beach! The…

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Calzone

Pack your calzone (folded pizza) with any number of fillings! Grilled portobello mushrooms, spinach and feta, leftover broccoli and blue cheese, sun-dried tomato, mozzarella and spinach….. Makes 4 large calzone 2 tspns active yeast 1&1/2 cups luke warm water 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 1 tblspn olive oil 3 cups flour Place all the…

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Buckwheat Pasta

Recipe courtesy Megan Priscott, Red Kitchen, Te Awamutu; Photography by Tracie Heasman Buckwheat and Bowties with Caramelised Onions and Watercress (Gangster Buckwheat) 2 tbsp canola oil 1 cup roasted buckwheat 1 large egg 2 cups good strong vegetable stock 175g farfalle pasta, cooked and cooled ¼ cup olive oil 2½ cups sliced onion 2 cups watercress…

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Buckwheat & Roast Vegetable Salad with Tahini Dressing

This is a wonderful hearty salad that is perfect in summer to early autumn when there is an abundance of zucchini, capsicums which all taste great with a little smoky char from the BBQ. Buckwheat is a lovely earthy grain, which is gluten free.  Alternatively you could use couscous, millet or quinoa. Buckwheat & Roast Vegetable…

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Bubble & Squeak Fritters

These are a great way to use leftover mashed potato and or cooked vegetables. Have as a main served with winter salad greens like rocket or baby spinach and a punchy chutney or as brunch on the weekend with a poached egg. 600g or aprox. 3 med sized Potatoes (I used Agria) ½ leek, finely…

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Broccoli, Courgette Spaghetti

Recipe Megan Coupland of Red Kitchen Photography Tracie Heasman This can be a main meal with real spaghetti, but because I love it so much, I have transformed it into a salad. 2 large courgettes (not marrows) ½ cup olive oil 1 head broccoli 6 cloves garlic, crushed Pinch dried chilli 1 cup vegetable stock…

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