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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Thai Pumpkin Curry

Heat oil in a havy frypan and fry the pumpkin and eggplant until lightly browned. Add the curry paste and fry for another minute or two. Add the coconut cream, lime juice, 1/2 the zest and the fish sauce.

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Thai Butternut Curry with Turmeric Rice

Recipe: Real Health NZ We seriously love curry! This Thai-inspired dish is creamy, spicy, rich and comforting! It’s packed full of vegetables, so if you struggle to get your kids to eat their veggies this is a great meal to try—they won’t even notice them. Serves 4-5 | Dairy Free | Gluten Free | Refined…

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Tempura Vegetables

These make a great starter or part of a grazing plate! 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup chickpea flour a generous pinch of salt 330mls very cold beer (I prefer a larger) or soda water Fresh seasonal vegetables, cut into roughly the same sizes (button mushrooms, onion, carrot, broccoli, asparagus…..) oil for deep frying…

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TEMPURA AUBERGINE AND SICHUAN CARAMEL

Recipe from Global Kitchen: Lindy Smith | Photography: Grant Rooney A deliciously filling vegetable dish with complex sweet and savoury flavours. Serves 4 –entrée size Sichuan Caramel 100g liquid honey 450g caster sugar 4 long red chillies 100ml soy sauce 100ml red wine vinegar 70g miso paste 70ml black Chinese vinegar 50g gochujang paste 20g…

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Sweet Potato Soup with Tamari Pumpkin Seeds

Recipe and Photography: Amber Bremner Sick of chopping pumpkin? Try this nourishing and comforting sweet potato soup that’s mildly spiced with cumin and cayenne, and topped with salty, savoury tamari roasted pumpkin seeds. Double the recipe if you’re feeding a crowd or have big appetites to feed. 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 sticks celery, chopped…

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Sweet and Sour Vegetables

This dish is inspired after seeing Sachie Nomura demonstrate her sweet and sour chicken.  Her original dish didn’t have many vegetables so when I recreated I added a lot more.  And the consensus was it would have been just as good without the chicken.  So a little tweaking and here you go, a quick easy…

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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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Summer Berries by Nigel Slater

The last couple of years have seen some of the best berries I have ever grown: small, dark and deeply flavoured. But all too often the strawberries I find in my shopping basket can disappoint and need some help in the kitchen to be truly delicious. Slicing the fruit, tossing it with caster sugar and…

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Stuffed Pumpkin

Based on a version by Jamie Oliver this hearty vegetarian meal looks spectacular! Vegan, gluten and dairy free it also makes for a versatile dinner party dish if you don’t know your guests and their dietary requirements well. 1 medium sized pumpkin, approx 1.5kgs 2 cloves garlic 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 tbs finely…

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