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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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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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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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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Mushroom, Onion and Lentil Pie

Recipe & Images: Amber Bremner There’s nothing more comforting than a pie on a cold winter’s day, and making them yourself is ever so satisfying. A crisp, flaky pastry case breathes new life into pantry ingredients, something that’s more welcome now than ever. I used New Way flaky puff pastry, which is vegan, available from…

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Mexican Black Bean Pasties

Recipe and Images: Amber Bremner One of the first pies I learned to make was a good old Cornish pasty in home economics class at intermediate. This meat free version is much tastier and an absolute hit with my kids. The flavours are loosely Mexican and inspired by South American empanadas, but using store bought…

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Cheese and Onion Tart with Walnut Pastry

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Images: Brydie Thompson Pastry ½ cup walnuts ½ cup wholemeal flour 1 cup flour 150g butter, cold 1 tsp salt ¼ cup cold water Filling 2 large onions extra virgin olive oil 1 cup cream 2 eggs 150g Meyer cheese (cumin gouda is perfect for this tart!) For the pastry Place…

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Coconut Beetroot Soup

Recipe and Images: V on Wheels Serves: 4 Vegan/Gluten free/Oil free 3 beetroots, scrubbed 1 cup leeks, finely sliced 2 cups celery stalks, finely sliced 1 tbsp fresh root ginger, grated 1 litre fresh vegetable stock 1 tbsp lemon juice 4 tbsp coconut cream, plus extra to serve Small handful pumpkin seeds (toasted) and coconut…

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Vegan Spinach & Avocado Lasagne

Recipe and Images: V On Wheels Serves 6 Vegan/Oil Free/Gluten Free 5 cups crushed tomatoes 1/2 onion, diced 1 garlic clove, diced 1/2 tsp brown sugar 6 cups baby spinach 2 avocados, ripe, smashed 1/2 onion, diced 18 GF lasagne sheets 150g “Angel Foods” vegan cheddar cheese (optional) 1/3 cup basil leaves (for garnish) Prepare…

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Easy Vegan Pad Thai

Recipe and Images: V on Wheels Noodles 225g Pad Thai rice noodles (white or brown rice) “Egg” 200g extra firm tofu, drained ½ teaspoon ground turmeric Himalayan salt, pinch Veggies & sauce: 3 cloves  of garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup green beans 1 spring onion, chopped 1 carrot, grated 1 cup…

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