Cucumber Salad

Recipes and Images Kathy Paterson Refreshing with a punchy hit from the shallots. The dressing is quite thin so use some crusty bread to mop up all the juices. Serves 4 Dressing ½ cup kefir yoghurt (I used Raglan Food Co natural kefir yoghurt smoothie) 1 tbsp sherry vinegar, or use your favourite white or […]

Austrian Cucumber Salad

Recipe: Megan Priscott | Images: Brydie Thompson At this time of year our vegetable garden is overflowing with beautiful homegrown produce. I love that I can go out and pick a bunch of fresh ingredients and throw together a meal. If your fingers are not that green or your plot too small for a veggie […]


Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee deCaires 1 cup couscous (I used spelt couscous from Herbal Dispensary and Red Kitchen) 1½ cups boiling water 2 large garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling zest and juice of a lemon a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 […]


Photography: Ashlee deCaires This refreshing salad from Hamish Carter of Oscar & Otto in Tauranga with its zingy lime and chilli dressing is perfect with the BBQ duck. 4 cups seeded watermelon, cut into ½ inch cubes 1 telegraph cucumber, halved, seeded and sliced into 1cm slices 1 cup fresh mint leaves (½ cup roughly […]