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March 14, 2019

BEEF, MACADAMIA AND KUMARA CRISP SALADS

Another meal to add to the ‘interesting salads’ collection! These beef, macadamia and kumara crisp salads are exceptionally quick and easy to make. Delicious paired with the sweet yet tangy balsamic dressing. After suggesting kumara crisps as a gluten-free alternative to crispy noodles in one of last week’s recipes, I couldn’t get the idea of a kumara crisp salad out […]
February 7, 2019
Dukkah crusted chicken with kumara fries and tomato and feta salad - this meal is packed with exciting flavours! Homemade dukkah is super easy to make and tastes so good fresh!

DUKKAH CRUSTED CHICKEN

Dukkah crusted chicken with kumara fries and tomato and feta salad – this meal is packed with exciting flavours! Homemade dukkah is super easy to make and tastes so good fresh! Using dukkah instead of breadcrumbs or batter is a great lower carb, gluten-free way to coat chicken or fish. This homemade dukkah is perfect for other uses too – […]
January 24, 2019
Panko crumbed salmon with smashed potatoes and creamy lemon sauce is just a little gourmet. Ready in just under an hour, with plenty of time to clean up while everything cooks!

PANKO CRUMBED SALMON

Panko crumbed salmon with smashed potatoes and creamy lemon sauce is just a little gourmet. Ready in just under an hour, with plenty of time to clean up while everything cooks!  This recipe is a great one to whip out when you have company for dinner. Crumbing the salmon and smashing the potatoes don’t take much time but they really […]
January 3, 2019
This summery meal of chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and corn on the cob can be cooked inside or outdoors on the barbecue. It’s easy and yummy!

CHARGRILLED STEAK WITH KUMARA CAKES

This summery meal of chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and corn on the cob can be cooked inside or outdoors on the barbecue. It’s easy and yummy! The kumara (sweet potato) cakes are fairly soft – if you prefer, you can use red kumara which will make the patties firmer. For an easier option, you could easily skip the kumara […]
December 20, 2018
The flavours in each part of this summer entertaining main course complement each other perfectly. From lamb and haloumi skewers, to rosemary chicken nibbles, salad and vegetables, there’s something to suit everyone's tastes!

LAMB AND HALOUMI SKEWERS

The flavours in each part of this summer entertaining main course complement each other perfectly. From lamb and haloumi skewers, to rosemary chicken nibbles, salad and vegetables, there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes! Most of this meal can be made in advance, making things a lot less stressful when you’re entertaining guests. Then fire up the BBQ and leave the […]
December 13, 2018
It’s hard for something not to be delicious when it’s crumbed and fried! This yummy chicken parmigiana is served with kumara rounds and lots of salad, so you won’t feel too weighed down!

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

It’s hard for something not to be delicious when it’s crumbed and fried! This yummy chicken parmigiana is served with kumara rounds and lots of salad, so you won’t feel too weighed down! If you don’t like the idea of pan frying this, the crumbed chicken could be baked in the oven (spray with a light coating of oil and […]
November 22, 2018
Roast pork belly is one of my favourite indulgent meals. This is the quicker, weeknight version, served with a sweet potato mash and easy homemade apple sauce. Yum!

ROAST PORK BELLY

Roast pork belly is one of my favourite indulgent meals. This is the quicker, weeknight version, served with a sweet potato mash and easy homemade apple sauce. Yum! I’m not promising tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork belly with this meal (it is the quick weeknight version after all); however, it still makes for a pretty delicious dinner! The crackling is super delish […]
November 1, 2018
This is a classic Kiwi dinner, jazzed up just a little bit. Bacon wrapped sausages add extra yum-factor, and the potato and egg salad includes kumara, extra veggies and a lightened up yoghurt-based dressing.

BACON WRAPPED SAUSAGES

This is a classic Kiwi dinner, jazzed up just a little bit. Bacon wrapped sausages add extra yum-factor, and the potato and egg salad includes kumara, extra veggies and a lightened up yoghurt-based dressing. Cooking the sausages on a rack set over a roasting dish is a good way to get rid of the excess fat – it can be […]
October 25, 2018
These roast veggie stacks feature kumara rounds, cauliflower steaks, caramelised onions and haloumi cheese. A delicious vegetarian meal that’s surprisingly filling.

ROAST VEGGIE STACKS

These roast veggie stacks feature kumara rounds, cauliflower steaks, caramelised onions and haloumi cheese. A delicious vegetarian meal that’s surprisingly filling. These stacks are filling enough without the meat, but you could add some grilled steak if you like. If you’re wondering what to do with the leftover cauliflower florets, you can roast these too and serve with the meal. Alternatively, […]
October 11, 2018
Tender chicken stuffed with sundried tomato pesto and cheese, layered with kumara and spinach. This chicken and kumara bake is so easy to put together, and you’ll have plenty of time to do other things while it cooks.

CHICKEN AND KUMARA BAKE

Tender chicken stuffed with sundried tomato pesto and cheese, layered with kumara and spinach. This chicken and kumara bake is so easy to put together, and you’ll have plenty of time to do other things while it cooks. Cooking the chicken this way makes it really nice and tender. Added bonus: the ingredients list is short yet the meal has […]