RISOTTO FUNGI PORCINI

Recipe: MEGAN PRISCOTT | Images: ASHLEE DECAIRES Risotto is a real go-to meal for us. I am a huge fan of Ferron rice. It is grown using ancient and traditional methods and milled using the original stone wheel near Verona, Italy, resulting in a less polished grain with the ability to absorb more flavour and…

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BLACK PEPPER GOUDA SPAGHETTI

Recipe: VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images: ASHLEE DECAIRES A cross between cacio e pepe and carbonara, this is a super satisfying pasta that you can whip up at a moment’s notice. 500g spaghetti 5 large egg yolks 1 large egg 300g grated Meyer Black Pepper Gouda salt and extra cracked pepper In a large pot of…

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HONEY SOY TOFU

Recipe & Images: EMMA GALLOWAY We all know honey is great used in sweet dishes, but it’s also delicious used in savoury dishes where its sweetness can help balance strong flavours. Serve with cooked greens for a more substantial meal. Serves 4 600g packet firm tofu, cubed olive or coconut oil for shallow frying 4…

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ASPARAGUS FARINATA

Recipe & Images: AMBER BREMNER Farinata (also known as socca in France) is made with chickpea flour and water. These simple ingredients can be enhanced with herbs, spices or vegetables, then cooked in a very hot oven to create a deeply golden quiche-like pancake with lacy edges. Use any fresh soft green herbs you like…

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SPRING VEGETABLE SALAD WITH GOLDEN TURMERIC DRESSING

Recipe & images: AMBER BREMNER We are fortunate to have a number of asparagus growers in the Waikato, making it easy to find locally grown, perfectly fresh asparagus at an affordable price. Choose asparagus with firm stems and tight tips. Store it in the fridge with the cut ends wrapped in a wet tea towel…

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CORN & VEGETABLE FRITTERS

Recipe: ANGELA BERRILL, Dietician & Nutritionist | Images: SHAUN CATO-SYMONDS Recipe excerpt from The Sweet Louise Cookbook 2020 – sweet and savoury favourites raise funds for women with incurable breast cancer. The new 2020 edition of The Sweet Louise Cookbook can be downloaded for $40 from 1 October from sweetlouise.co.nz “Do any of you have…

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NOURISHING COCONUT CHICKPEA CURRY

Recipe: SARAH GANDY, Broadcaster | Images: SHAUN CATO-SYMONDS Recipe excerpt from The Sweet Louise Cookbook 2020 – sweet and savoury favourites raise funds for women with incurable breast cancer. The new 2020 edition of The Sweet Louise Cookbook can be downloaded for $40 from 1 October from sweetlouise.co.nz “This super easy, comforting curry was a…

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