Thai Seafood Salad

Dressing Small bunch coriander 2 Tbsp palm sugar 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce 2cm knob ginger, grated 3 stalks lemon grass, thinly sliced 2 tbsp fish sauce 6 limes, juiced 4 lemons, juiced 1 small red chilli (optional) Place all ingredients into the small bowl of your food processer or blender, whiz until well combined,…

Tofu Pad Thai

Pad Thai Sauce 1 1/2 tbsp tamarind paste 3 tbsp packed brown sugar 2 tbsp fish sauce 1 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce Combine all ingredients, set aside Pad thai ingredients 1 block firm tofu,, sliced 1 packet pad thai rice noodles 1/2 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 4 eggs, lightly whisked 2 cups…

Thai Chicken Green Curry

Ingredients 1 Ltr Coconut cream, I used Kara Coconut Cream 4 Tbsp green curry paste 8 Kaffir Lime leaves 2cm knob ginger, finely sliced or grated 2 Tbsp palm sugar 1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce Fish sauce to season 600g chicken thigh, diced into 2cm cubes water if needed coriander to garnish Bring the coconut…

Falafel

This recipe is a great one for the freezer. I will often make a big batch, freeze the uncooked falafel balls and then pull out of the when I need them. Tip. When freezing place the balls on a tray and freeze then place into a bag or container. 2 cups dried chickpeas, soaked overnight…

Baked Avocado with Smoked Salmon

Salsa 1 punnet cherry toms, cut into different sizes and shapes 3 spring onions, finely sliced 2 red capsicums, finely diced Small bunch basil, leaves torn ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup sweet chilli sauce 2 limes, juiced Dash of tabasco, add to your taste Combine all ingredients, set aside Baked Avocado Preheat oven to…

Soul Nourishing Chicken Soup

Chicken Stock 2 kg raw chicken carcasses ½ head garlic , unpeeled and bashed 5 sticks celery , roughly chopped 2 medium onions , roughly chopped 2 large carrots , roughly chopped 3 bay leaves 5 sprigs of fresh parsley 5 sprigs of fresh thyme 1 tbsp whole black peppercorns 6 litres cold water Place…

Pumpkin, Parsnip & Feta Fritters

1/4 pumpkin 2 parsnips 1 block feta, I used goat feta 3/4 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup coconut cream 1/4 cup sweet chilli Salt and pepper to taste Peel and de-seed the pumpkin, grate. Peel and grate the Parsnip. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix until well combined and mixture is sticky. Heat…

Pumpkin & Chickpea Yellow Curry

¼ small pumpkin, diced into 1cm pieces 1 tin chickpeas, drained & rinsed 5 tbsp yellow curry paste 1 tin coconut cream 6 kaffir lime leaves 2cm piece ginger, grated 2 small red chillies 1 tbsp palm sugar Fish sauce or salt to taste Coriander to garnish Using either a wok or medium sized saucepan,…

Mushroom Soup

2 onions, diced 6 cloves garlic, crushed 500g portabello mushrooms 500g button mushrooms 2 litres vegetable stock Salt & pepper to season Roast the mushrooms until they are soft this will take 20/30 mins at 200C. Sauté the onion and garlic in a little oil until the onion has softened. Add the mushrooms and cover…

Manuka Hot Smoked Salmon

1/2 cup sea salt 1/2 cup brown sugar 700g side salmon 2 cups Manuka chips Coat the salmon with the sea salt and brown sugar. Leave to cure overnight. Line a baking tray with foil, spread the Manuka chips over the foil. Place a cooling cake rack on top of the chips. Wash the salt…

Curried Carrot Soup with Coconut Cream

2 Medium Onions (diced) 4 Cloves garlic 4 tbsp curry powder 10 Carrots, peeled and diced 2 litres vegetable stock 1 can coconut cream Bunch of coriander Dice and Sauté the onions, garlic and curry powder in oil until onion turns clear, being careful not to burn the curry powder on the bottom. Add the…

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