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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Urab Sayur – Balinese Coconut and Vegetable Salad

Recipe and Photography: Amber Bremner Urab sayur is a traditional Balinese salad made with blanched vegetables, grated coconut and a chilli-spiked dressing. You can be flexible with how much to use of each vegetable, and use snake beans from an Asian grocer if you can get them (otherwise use any thin green beans). This salad…

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Twice Baked Goats Cheese Soufflé

If the thought of making a soufflé gives you cold sweats my advice is give it a go!  They are not nearly that hard just be prepared to sit and enjoy them straight away.  So my second suggestion and recommendation for a great, no stress dinner party entrée is a twice baked soufflé. This recipes…

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Truffled Spaghetti

Recipe: Mat McLean | Photography: Vicki Ravlich-Horan 1 cup cream 1 cup ricotta ½ cup grated Parmesan 3 egg yolks fresh NZ truffle shaved Parmesan truffle oil sea salt 400g fresh spaghetti Cook pasta in a large pot of salted water and drain. Bring cream to a boil, then add grated Parmesan and stir to…

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Tomatoes, Beans and Paneer

Vegetarian, Gluten Free | Serves 2 This is a great dish when you have surplus tomatoes but will work equally well with tinned tomatoes, just shorten the cooking time. Likewise frozen beans can be used although will only need 2-3 minutes cooking. I am a wuss when it comes to chilli so didn’t add any. If,…

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Tomato, Sweetcorn and Basil Risotto Cakes (GF)

This fantastic gluten free and vegetarian recipe is from Alana MacKay, chef and owner of Rouge Cafe in Cambridge. Makes approx 7-8 risotto cakes. 2 onions, diced 2 tbsp vegetable or canola oil 250g Arborio rice 800g tomatoes, diced 670ml vegetable stock 2 spring onions, chopped 2 tbsp basil pesto ⅔ cup sweetcorn ⅔ cup grated cheese…

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Tomato tarte tatin

Recipe by Amber Bremner, Images Ashlee DeCaires Sticky balsamic glazed tomatoes are a stunning replacement to the traditional apples in a rustic tarte tatin. Balsamic and fresh thyme are a natural match and really make the tomatoes sing.  1 sheet flaky pastry, thawed 8–9 small vine tomatoes, halved and stem/core removed 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp soft brown sugar large handful fresh…

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Tomato Pasta Sauce

We are spoilt with an abundance of juicy ripe tomatoes in summer!  This tomato sauce recipe is perfect for freezing so that you can enjoy them all year round.  You can use the tomato sauce on pasta, pizza’s, in winter stews and casseroles. 2kgs of ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped1 onion 3 cloves garlic 2 tblsps…

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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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Three Cheese Tart with an Oatmeal Crust

Recipe: Megan Coupland of Red Kitchen | Photography: Brydie Thompson 300g flour 150g oats 200g softened butter 2 eggs salt cracked pepper 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves 1½ tsp sugar Mix all ingredients in a food processor and rest. Line a 20cm (diameter) deep pie tin with pastry. Bake blind, ready for the filling. Filling 350g…

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