Buckwheat Pancakes with Tamarillo

Buckwheat is a gluten free seed that’s packed with nutrition. I love to incorporate it in our breakfasts, and this simple pancake recipe would have to be one of the easiest ways. Whole buckwheat (referred to as buckwheat groats) is soaked overnight, before being rinsed and blended with a few more ingredients to make pancake […]

Satay Roast Cauliflower

I love this satay sauce and often slather it over a whole chicken before roasting, so I knew it would work for cauliflower too. It’s a quick and easy way to make a warming curry-like meal, where you can alter the heat levels to suit by the curry paste you use. This dish is also […]

Chermoula Mushrooms with Baba Ganoush

Recipe and Images Amber Bremner Chermoula is a North African oil-based sauce that is ideal for marinating anything that’s going on the heat. Packed with herbs, spices, garlic and lemon, it’s both bright, smoky and a little fiery, packing a real flavour punch. Here I’ve used it to marinate whole swiss brown mushrooms before grilling. […]

Satay Tofu Soba Noodles

Serves 3–4 Jasmin Johnson Wellington, New Zealand Jasmin can usually be found creating digital content, working in sustainability, drinking coffee or at the beach. Instagram: @thislifeasjasmin INGREDIENTS SATAY TOFU AND MARINADE ½ block firm tofu ½ tbsp Pic’s Smooth Peanut Butter 1 tbsp soy sauce (GF if needed) ½ tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp minced […]

Chargrilled Purple Asparagus with Pine Nut Dressing

Recipes and Images Emma Galloway Purple asparagus is one of those spring treats which comes and goes in the blink of an eye, so make the most of it while you can! During the season you can find it at selected supermarkets or order online from Naked Harvest. Purple asparagus has a slightly higher sugar […]

Baked Kumara with Crunchy Chickpeas and Parsley Pesto

Recipes and Images Amber Bremner Baked low and slow, crunchy chickpeas are one of my go-to components for fast one-bowl meals, salad toppers, snacks or packed lunches. It’s a great idea to double the batch to use across a few meals – once cool they store well in a jar for a week or so […]

Jackfruit and Lentil Kedgeree

Recipe and Images Amber Bremner Popular in many parts of Asia, unripe jackfruit has a fibrous texture that lends itself well to curry and even plant-based twists on ‘pulled pork’. Here I’ve used unripe, canned jackfruit, marinated and baked to create tender, moist, slightly oily chunks of jackfruit with a sharp, salty and pleasingly smoky […]

Brown Rice Pudding with Orange Ginger Syrup

If your sofa is calling, you might be in need of fortification to power through that next binge-worthy television show. These cosy winter desserts are warmed up using both ground ginger for intensity and ginger root for freshness. Fragrant with ginger, orange, cinnamon and cardamom, this creamy rice pudding can be served hot, cold, or […]

Gingerbread self saucing pudding

Recipe and images Amber Bremner Self saucing pudding needs no introduction. This is an easy but delicious recipe that uses common pantry ingredients. With one exception – molasses, which brings dark complexity to the gingerbread flavours, while packing a nutritional punch as a great source of iron and calcium. Serve with vanilla icecream and watch […]

Heidi’s 10-Minute Chickpea Curry

This is a fantastic go-to recipe when time and money are in short supply. It’s super quick, nutritious and so tasty, not to mention cheap to make! Serves 4 1 red or brown onion, chopped 1 tsp garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger, minced 1 tbsp curry powder (optional) 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp coriander 1 […]