Asparagus, Kumara and Potato Au Gratin

Recipe & Images: 5+ A Day Serves 2 mains or 4-6 sides 1 large kūmara, washed and peeled 1 large potato, washed and peeled bunch asparagus spears, cut into three 1 onion, finely sliced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped drizzle olive oil salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup dried kawakawa 1 tbsp flour 1…

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Asparagus Risotto

Risotto are so versatile and a lot easier and quicker than most people think.  Serve as a complete meal or as a side dish.  You can even make risotto cakes out of left over risotto by shaping into patties and then frying.  This version makes the best of fresh asparagus but you can add in…

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Asparagus and Feta Risotto

Recipe extract: Source New Zealand, available from all good bookshops nationwide and online here. Serves 4-6 250g asparagus 5 cups vegetable stock 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, finely diced 1 clove garlic, finely diced or crushed 2 cups risotto rice 1 cup kalamata olives 200g feta 1 knob butter zest from 1 lemon…

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Asian Salad with Chilli Lime Peanut Topping

Recipe Megan Coupland of Red Kitchen Photography Tracie Heasman We make this salad daily at Red Kitchen on a bed of rice noodles. It is fresh and versatile using veges from the garden and you can sprout your own organic mung beans in three days. 1 grated carrot ½ cup mung beans 3 tbsp toasted…

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Ashak – Afghan Vegetable Dumplings

Recipe: Home Kitchen – Adapted by Amber Bremner | Photography: Amber Bremner Although the team at Home Kitchen hail from a number of countries, food served at the restaurant and cooking classes has been heavily influenced by Afghan and Arabic cooking. The catering menu includes food from Burma and Pakistan, and in the future some…

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