Archive For: light lunch

prawn, risoni and feta salad

prawn, risoni and feta salad

 a spring lunch outside with a glass of pinot grigio is the way to enjoy this pasta salad ingredients 1 1/3 cups risoni pasta 1 bunch watercress , leaves picked ½ bunch parsley, chopped 1 large fennel bulb, finely sliced 1 kg king prawns, cooked 200g feta cheese 1 lemon, juice ¼ cup extra virgin ... Read More
cous cous salad with roasted baby carrots

cous cous salad with roasted baby carrots

A North African staple adapted to be a light and tasty lunch or a perfect side dish for lamb or chicken. ingredients 1 ½ cups cous cous 500ml chicken stock, hot 1 tbsp butter A bunch of baby carrots, washed, cleaned and tops removed 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp currants ½ cup of orange, juice ... Read More
classic pea & ham soup

classic pea & ham soup

A family classic. My mum has always made this in bulk after Christmas with the left over ham bone. If you don’t have a ham bone to use, ham hocks are easily available at a butcher and they both give the best taste to this classic soup. ingredients 1 white onion, finely chopped 1-2 tbsp ... Read More
coconut and vanilla pannacotta with mango cheeks

coconut and vanilla pannacotta with mango cheeks

A light and refreshing dessert perfect for hot summer days. ingredients 400ml coconut cream 400ml cream 6 sheets of gelatin 1 vanilla bean, split in half 2 heaped tbsp caster sugar 3 mangoes, cheeks only instructions Place the gelatin in a bowl of cold water and allow to soak for ... Read More
prawn stack with avocado salsa and basil oil

prawn stack with avocado salsa and basil oil

This dish is a perfect summer lunch or start to an evening meal. ingredients  ½ kg prawns, peeled and deveined 2 avocados, peeled and diced 1 red capsicum , de-seeded and cut into dice 1-2 tea spoons of red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon of honey ½ tbsp sesame oil basil ... Read More