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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GRILLED CORN SALAD

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires This beautiful salad was created from ingredients gathered at the Tauranga Farmers Market on a beautiful Summer’s morning. 3–4 corn cobs (from Linehan Tender Sweet Corn) ½ cucumber 1 red capsicum 3–4 tomatoes (from Paul’s Tomatoes) 2 spring onions (from Hetherdale Produce) 1 avocado fresh coriander red wine…

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THYME-ROASTED TOMATO + RICE SALAD WITH PRESERVED LEMON + SUMAC

Recipe & Photography: Emma Galloway Roasting tomatoes until slightly dried intensifies their flavours and makes them the perfect flavour-bomb to add to summer salads. This rice-based salad is the perfect make-ahead dish to take along to summer BBQs. Add some cooked chickpeas for a more substantial stand-alone meal. I used medium-sized tomatoes. If you use…

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HERBED QUICHES WITH TOMATO SALSA

Recipe & Photography: Emma Galloway These herbed quiches use pre-made corn tortillas in place of the usual pastry, making them not only super quick and easy, but crispy and transportable too. Use gluten-free corn tortillas if you need to. You can find sumac in the spice section of most supermarkets, simply leave out if you…

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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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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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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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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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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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