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Mushroom Polenta

Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 2:38 pm

I used to think that making polenta was a bit fancy and sort of a big deal, but no longer. Instant polenta is so easy, and traditional polenta can just be baked in the oven for an hour, so there’s really no drama either way. All kinds of juicy braised vegetable / tomato mix would go with […]

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Lets Talk About Pumpkin Soup

Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 1:13 pm

Let’s face it, pumpkin soup season is upon us, and I’m sure for many of us it is a solid winter dish. But let’s not get bored too early and make assumptions about ye olde squash. Here’s what I’ve been exploring lately…

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Leek & Mushroom Pie with Red Bean Base

Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 11:40 am

1.  Preheat your oven to 180⁰C. 2.  Wash and pat dry the red kidney beans. Place the beans on baking paper and squish with a rolling pin or the back of a large spoon. 3.  Line an 8-inch baking tray with the baking paper, pressing the bean mash into the bottom and sides of the […]

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Vegetarian Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancake)

Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 6:58 pm

Peel & grate the potatoes into a large bowl. Add two of the eggs and flour, fish sauce or dashi stock and mix into a loose batter. Then add the shredded cabbage, spring onion & pickled ginger. Mix to combine with a large spoon, then add the third egg to make sure the mixture binds […]

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Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Soup with pumpkin seeds

Monday, June 25th, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Preheat oven to 190˚C. Peel, clean out & cut pumpkin into pieces. Place with unpeeled garlic cloves on a baking tray & toss to coat with a drizzle of olive oil. Bake until soft, removing garlic after 20 mins so it doesn’t burn Fry onion, leek and spices in a large pot over medium heat […]

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Cauliflower & Blue Cheese Soup

Monday, May 14th, 2012 at 12:36 pm

Brown the leek and onions, adding the crushed garlic afterwards to avoid it burning and getting bitter. Add the cauliflower and stock. Simmer for up to 15 minutes or until the cauli is tender. Puree until smooth, adding half the tarragon to flavour as you blend the soup. Serve with crumbled blue cheese and tarragon […]

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Winter Coleslaw

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 6:06 pm

Adapted from a Jamie Oliver favourite, a Winter Coleslaw is a colourful, tasty and easy way of getting the freshest local seasonal veg into your lunchbox.

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Pumpkin & Herb Bread

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 at 6:59 pm

This pumpkin bread is delicious served with hot soup!!

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Pumpkin and Carrot Loaf

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 at 9:35 pm

Coat pumpkin and carrots with mixed spice and bake in slow oven (150C) for 45 mins. Blend soft-baked pumpkin and carrot with eggs until smooth. Add flour and honey and blend for further minute. Fold in currants and walnuts. Put batter in greased 21 x 11 cm loaf tin and bake in moderate (180C) oven […]

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Green Winter Salad

Friday, July 1st, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Stay healthy during winter with this warm and filling quinoa salad tossed with fresh seasonal greens – leek, baby spinach and broccoli. Perfect for packed lunches and full of protein and punch; enough to get you through even the gloomiest of winter days.

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