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 […]

Heidi’s Spring Breeze Juice

Recipe Heidi Jennings, Image Ashlee Decaires Aptly named Spring Breeze because of its refreshing, zesty taste, this juice will make your insides sing! Serves 2 4 green apples, cored and quartered 2 whole cucumbers, roughly chopped 5–6 stalks celery, roughly chopped leaves of 4 mint sprigs juice of 1 lime Place all ingredients into a […]

Chilled Soba with Pickled Cucumber, Sesame and Soy

Words and images by Emma Galloway   Chilled Soba with Pickled Cucumber, Sesame and Soy Soba noodles are made with buckwheat flour, but most brands also contain a little wheat flour. If you are gluten free, try searching for gluten-free soba at selected health food stores, or use rice noodles instead. You’ll find black vinegar […]

Cucumber Mint and Lime Ice Blocks

Cucumber, Mint + Lime Ice Blocks With just a handful of simple ingredients, you can make these flavour-packed ice blocks that scream of sunshine and good times. Makes 10–12   Zest of 4–5 limes, plus juice (1/2 cup) 2 cups water ½ cup raw caster sugar handful mint leaves 1 medium telegraph cucumber, roughly chopped […]

Courgette and Noodle Salad

Words and Images by Kathy Patterson The incredibly versatile courgette often gets a bad rap as being a bit tasteless, but if you take a closer look, they are pretty wonderful. Eaten raw (my personal favourite), cooked until just bite-tender or slow-cooked in olive oil and finished with a few good squeezes of lemon juice […]

Summertime Gazpacho with Basil Oil     

Recipes Ian harrison, Sugo. Images Brydie Thompson Summertime Gazpacho with Basil Oil                        The trick to making this the best is using the best produce you can get. The farmers market must be the best place for these treats. You don’t want a strong olive oil for the basil oil because it will steal from […]