Recipe Quick Mango & Avocado Salad

Use all those delicious mangoes and avocados off the trees with this lovely little fresh salad dish for Summer entertaining. Ingredients 2 mangoes, diced 2 avocados, diced 100g baby spinach, washed handful of flaked almonds or pine nuts 4 tbsp mango chutney or similar Method Place baby spinach in a salad bowl or on a serving platter. Top with mango, …

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Recipe Vegetarian Stuffed Capsicums

Ingredients 3 large capsicums (1 red, 1 yellow,1 green) halved, seeds removed 5 tbs sliced black olives 250g cherry tomatoes, quartered 100g mushrooms, finely chopped 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp dried or 1⁄4 cup fresh oregano 1 tsp dried or 1⁄2 cup torn fresh basil 3⁄4 cup cooked cous cous 1 1⁄2 cups grated parmesan …

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Recipe Lemon Myrtle Barramundi

For a beautiful spring  fish dish, you can’t go past Barramundi. This recipe is simple, delicious and perfect for entertaining.   Ingredients 1 cup white rice ½ teaspoon turmeric 10 strands saffron 250g fillet barramundi 50g butter ½ cup plain flour 6 cherry tomatoes 10g baby spinach   Sauce 10 g Butter ½ cup thickened cream dried, ground lemon myrtle …

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Recipe Snow Pea and Prawn Stir Fry

  Crispy and sweet when picked fresh off the vine, Snow Peas make for the ultimate ingredient in an Asian stir fry dish. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 crushed garlic clove 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp vegetable oil 12 peeled large prawns 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 1/2 tbsp dark sesame oil 150g trimmed snow peas     Method 1. …

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Recipe Creamy Lemon Tart

Delicious Lemon Tart with super easy base

This Creamy Lemon Tart recipe is delicious served hot or cold and has a very simple pastry base, the perfect comfort food. Winter is the usual time for lemons to come into fruit.   Ingredients Simple Pastry Base 2 cups plain flour 125g cold unsalted butter, chopped 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup cold waterbase Lemon Filling 125g double cream 4 large …

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Recipe Oven Baked Spring Rolls

Oven baked spring rolls with cabbage

Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped half cup mushrooms diced 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 cups of shredded cabbage half cup of diced ham (omit ham for a vegetarian option) 1 tablespoon of cornflour 1 tablespoon of sweet chilli sauce 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 2 tablespoons of coriander or …

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Recipe Fruit Bread French Toast with Baked Figs

Recipe French Toast with baked figs

Fruit Bread French Toast with Baked Figs is the perfect ‘I Love You Mum’ breakfast in bed. Author: Bread & Butter Chef Louise Dolben Serves 4 Ingredients 4 slices Fruit Bread. 2 Eggs. 1/2 cup Pure Cream or Milk. 50g Unsalted Butter plus extra for cooking the toasts. 8 Fresh Figs. 1/4 tsp ground Cinnamon. 1 tblsp Vanilla Sugar. 3 tblsp …

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Recipe Fresh Mint Tea

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Mint Tea is a beautifully refreshing fragrant beverage, that is calorie free and known to settle minor stomach aches and nausea. Making it a great morning pick-me-up! Ingredients 1 Cup of mint leaves (picked from stem)….adjust this quantity dependent on the intensity of flavour you desire & size of Tea Pot. 4 Cups of boiling water  Method STEP 1. Chop …

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Recipe Lamb Kofta’s with Fresh Herbs

Use your abundance of fresh herbs (such as parsley, coriander and mint) in this delicious recipe. This is a great meal for ‘Little Gardeners‘, particularly if they are involved in harvesting the ingredients. Ingredients 500gram Lamb Mince 1/4 cup Bread crumbs 1 TBS Tomato paste 1 TSP Cinnamon powder 1 TSP Cumin powder 1 TSP Coriander powder 2 cloves crushed Garlic 1 …

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Recipe Baby Spinach & Basil Pesto

Homemade Basil Pesto

Ingredients 1 cup fresh basil leaves 1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (alternative Avocado Oil) 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pine nuts (alternative cashews) freshly ground black pepper   Method 1. Pre heat pan and lightly fry pine nuts in 1 tablespoon of oil. Remove from heat once …

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