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Persian orange & almond cake – gluten free cake

Presian orange and almond cake - gluten free cake recipe.indd

  Decadent orange and almond cake topped with a light citrus syrup, perfect for a gluten free treat.    Ingredients 2 oranges 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups of (315g) caster sugar 3 cups (300g) of almond meal 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cardamom Thick cream or mascarpone for serving   Orange syrup Zest and the juice ... Read More »

Snow pea & smoked salmon salad recipe

Snow pea and salmon salad recipe.indd

This luscious snow pea and salmon salad is filling and full of flavour, perfect for a main dish for lunch or a light dinner.   Ingredients 250g smoked salmon or trout 1 x cos lettuce bunch 200g snow peas 2 tbsp capers 2 x tomatoes 1 x shallot 1/4 cup flaked almonds   Dressing 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp ... Read More »

Herbs for healthy lifestyle – Natural Medicine

Health of herbs #aboutthegardenmagazine.indd

Herbs provide more than just flavour enhancers to our culinary dishes, they enrich our overall well-being.   Today we think of herbs as culinary flavouring agents and they are essential to any good cook. They are almost as essential to any gardener, being amongst the easiest food plants to grow. Many herbs are perennial and are fairly easy to grow, ... Read More »

Fruity Nutty Carrot Slaw Salad

Fruity Nutty Carrot slaw salad recipe.indd

Made in 10 minutes, this recipe for carrot slaw side dish is ideal to serve up as a BBQ side salad with your favourite meat or use as a wrap filling for a healthy lunch time bite.    Ingredients 450g or approx. 5 medium sized, coarsely grated carrots 2 sticks of celery, finely sliced 3 shallots, white and green parts, ... Read More »

Roasted pumpkin & feta salad recipe

Roasted pumpkin and feta salad recipe.indd

Try this hearty summer salad when guests next pop around for a BBQ. It ticks all the boxes on health, taste & quick prep. Ingredients 400g cubed pumpkin Red onion Packet of baby spinach 1/2 cup walnuts Persian feta 200g baby beets, quartered Dressing 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp honey 1 tbsp olive oil Method Place pumpkin cubes and ... Read More »

Passionfruit Melting Moment Recipe

Passionfruit melting moment recipe.indd

For a truly pleasurable experience, find a moment to enjoy these passionfruit delights. Ingredients 250g unsalted softened butter 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup icing sugar, sifted 2 cups plain flour 1/3 cup cornflour Passionfruit Filling 60g butter, softened 1 large passionfruit 1 cup icing sugar Method Preheat oven to 160˚C. Line two flat baking trays with baking paper. Cream ... Read More »

Creamy cauliflower mash recipe

Creamy cauliflower mash recipe.indd

This tasty cauliflower mash has no potato in sight but still has all the creaminess of traditional mash.   Ingredients 4 rashers of bacon, finely chopped 6 cups of cauliflower florets 4 whole cloves garlic 200g sour cream salt & pepper to taste handful chives, finely chopped 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese   Method Cook bacon and garlic in a ... Read More »

Onion and Haloumi Savoury Slice

Onion and Haloumi savoury slice recipe.indd

This moreish haloumi slice compliments much needed weekend lunches or a picnic outing with great company.  Ingredients 2 red onions Rind of one lemon 500g zucchini, grated, excess moisture drained 220g haloumi, chopped roughly 6 eggs 3/4 cup self raising flour 1/2 cup mint leaves 1 tbs Tuscan seasoning 2 tbs pine nuts Olive oil  Method  Thinly slice into rings one ... Read More »

Flavour infused water recipes using herbs, fruit and spices

Flavoured water ideas.indd

We have all been told to drink lots of fluids to stay hydrated during the summer months, but drinking litres of water every day can get a little boring and fizzy drinks adds to your calorie count quickly…what to do? Here are some ingredients from the garden to add some zing to your water. Herbs, fruit and spices to flavour water ... Read More »