Twice Cooked Sticky Pork Belly

Pork 1kg pork belly 8 garlic cloves, crushed 2cm knob ginger, grated ¼ cup white vinegar ¼ cup golden caster sugar vegetable stock Dice the pork into 2cm cubes, place in large pot with garlic, ginger, vinegar and sugar. Cover with vegetable stock. Bring to the boil then simmer on a low heat for 3-4…

Raw Cauliflower Salad

1 small head cauliflower or half large head, grated or whizzed in a food processor 2 punnets cherry tomatoes, halved 1 yellow Capsicum, finely diced 1 bunch spring onion, finely sliced 1 small bunch parsley, finely chopped 1 small bunch mint, finely chopped 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup cashew nuts…

Potato Salad

1kg new season potatoes sml bunch sugar snap peas, finely sliced sml bunch string beans, finely sliced sml bunch mint, finely chopped sml bunch parsley, finely chopped 1 cup green olives, chopped ¼ cup capers, chopped 1 bunch asparagus, finely sliced handful borage flowers, to garnish Halve or quarter the potatoes, depending on their size,…

Mexican Night

Salsa 1 red capsicum, finely diced 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, diced 1 bunch spring onion, finely sliced 1 sml bunch coriander hot sauce, I used kiwifruit habanero 1 lime, juiced Mix together all ingredients, add as much or as little hot sauce to your taste. Guacamole 2 ripe avocados, lightly mashed with a fork 1…

Lentil Salad

2 x tin lentils, drained and rinsed 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced 1 red capsicum, finely diced 1 block feta, crumbled, I used sheep milk feta 1 cup green olives ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar Combine all ingredients, season with salt, Enjoy  

Lasagne

800 grams beef mince 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tin cherry tomatoes 1 onion finely diced 2 carrots small diced 1 capsicum small diced I packet of pasta sheets (I used gluten free) 2 heaped Desert spoons of ground cumin 2 heaped Desert spoons of ground coriander 2 heaped Desert spoons of smoked paprika 6…

BBQ Burger Patties

1.2kg beef mince 1 cup LSA ¼ cup curry powder ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper Mix all ingredients together. Roll into a log and slice ½ inch thick patties. Chill until needed. Heat the bbq to a med high heat and grill on both sides until cooked, flip a few times to prevent…

Asparagus, Blue Cheese, Pear & Walnut Salad

2 bunches, asparagus, thinly sliced 1 peckams pear, small diced 1 block good quality blue cheese crumbled 1 yellow capsicum, finely diced ½ cup walnuts, toasted 1 bunch spring onion, finely sliced 1 lemon, zest and juice ¼ cup apple cider vinegar Pan fry the asparagus in a little olive oil, until heated through but…

Garden Pea Salad

2 cups garden peas, steamed lightly 1 punnet cherry toms, sliced ½ cup pine nuts, toasted 1 block feta, I used goat feta sml bunch parsley, finely chopped sml bunch mint, finely chopped DF Pesto 1/2 Cup toasted Cashews 1 red capsicums roasted 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes sml bunch oregano sml bunch mint sml bunch…

Fish Tom Yum Style Soup

Serves 4 2 cups/500ml fish stock 1 400ml can coconut milk 200ml water 1 jar tom yum paste 1/4 cup water 1 packet vermicelli noodles 4 Bok choy, sliced 4 medium sized firm fish fillets, I used monk fish 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 bunch coriander, finely chopped Chilli flakes to garnish In a large…

Steak Parsnip Puree & Asparagus Blue Cheese Crumble Bake

Serves 4 Parsnip Puree 4 Parsnips, peeled, diced and boiled until cooked through 50g butter or ¼ cup olive oil salt to season Strain the parsnips, place in a blender with the butter or oil and whiz until smooth. Season to taste, I added 1 teaspoon salt. Asparagus Blue Cheese Crumble Bake 4 bunch asparagus,…

Grilled Fish with Red Slaw

Serves 4 Red Slaw ¼ red cabbage 1 beetroot 4 carrots 1 red capsicum Remove the outer leaves from the cabbage and remove the core, slice as thinly as you can. Peel the beetroot and carrots, finely slice. Deseed and remove the white pith from the capsicum and finely slice. Place all the slaw mix…