Category: Recipes

Ricotta Gnocchi with Basil and Spinach Pesto

For a simple, nutritious and delicious mid week dinner why not try Kate McIntosh's recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi with Basil and Spinach Pesto. Packed with flavour and even some hidden greens, this is a meal the whole family will enjoy. Serves 4 Prep time: 25 minutes Ingredients: Gnocchi: 500g ricotta 60g parmesan, grated 1 egg 2 tsp lemon zest 1...

Herbie’s Shish Spiced Lamb Kebab

Try Herbie's delicious recipe for shish spiced lamb kebabs! Doing things on skewers makes your guests think you’ve been working hard, but the truth is that once you’ve invested in a few metal skewers so that you don’t have to soak bamboo ones, it only takes a few minutes to do. Ingredients: 3 or 4 lamb leg chops, cut into 2-3 cm cubes 1 oni...

Lemon Wattleseed Shortbread

What better ingredient could there be than wattleseed to give your Christmas bikkies a true Aussie flavour? The wattle tree has been known for thousands of years as marker of seasons, and as a source of food in Australia. Wattleseeds have been a part of the diet of indigenous Australians for centuries. They are a source of protein and carbohydrate...

Jewelled Rice Stuffing

This ‘stuffing’ is loosely based around a Persian polow, a regal rice dish typically served at celebrations. Laced with butter and saffron, this mix is fragrant and full of fruit and nuts. This delicious Middle Eastern mix may be used as a stuffing for turkey, chicken, lamb or even fish and vegetables or simply served as a side dish. Note:...

Teriyaki & Sesame Salmon

Sometimes the seasonings we buy at the shop are so easy to make at home with ingredients most of us have in our pantry. For this recipe we asked our Kate to create a delicious teriyaki salmon using a selection of our fabulous new range of Japanese ingredients. Ingredients: 4 x Salmon Fillet 3 x Carrot 1 cup Bean Sprout 2 tbsp Smoked Vinegar 1...

Pomegranate Hummus with Spicy Sausage

Somer Sivrioglu is from Turkey, but his restaurant's most popular dish, hummus, isn't! So in order to satisfy his clienteles love of both this Arabic staple and Somer's signature Turkish cuisine he had to make some changes. Having tried both Somer's hummus and the one we made following this recipe, we can confirm that it is definitely a change for ...

Superfood Salad

Spring is here and we want to keep our meals light while still enjoying amazing flavours. With the introduction of Extraordinary Foods range of snacks, seasoning and sprinkles we thought we would share one of their  most popular recipes for Balsamic Glazed Superfood Salad. Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh curly kale 1 pomegranate 50g sliced almonds 4 ...

Savoury Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding is just as delicious as a savoury meal as it is a sweet treat. The key to elevating this recipe from its 'things to do with stale bread' status is to use quality ingredients. Try our interpretation of the humble bread and butter pudding recipe, with a savoury twist. It takes a little more time than your usual bread and butt...

Recipe: Lamb Balti

The Balti originates from Baltistan in Northern Pakistan where the cuisine style has some similarities with neighbouring China. Traditionally cooked in a round shaped, two handled pan, the Balti Dish or Karahi as it is also known, has a strong passing resemblance to the Wok. This aromatic, quick to cook, medium hot curry is made with lean lamb stri...