Crumbed chicken tacos

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https://www.farrahs.co.nz/crumbed-chicken-tacos  Farrah’s Taco Tortillas2 Chicken breasts, cut into strips1/2 cup flour2 eggs, whisked2 cups breadcrumbsSalt and pepper to season3 Tbsps oil Serve with:Iceberg lettuce, shreddedTomato salsa (Pico de galo)GuacamoleChilli lime mayo Divide the flour, eggs and breadcrumbs into 3 separate shallow bowls. Gently press the chicken strips into the flour to coat and then shake off the excess flour.Dip into … Read More

Spicy nuts for Christmas

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From https://ottolenghi.co.uk/recipes/spicy-nuts  Ingredients 100g cashew nuts 100g macadamia nuts 120g pecan nuts 60g whole almonds (skin on) 80g pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp sunflower seeds 2 tbsp nigella seeds  3 tbsp sunflower oil 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp fine salt 2 sprigs rosemary, leaves picked 2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper 2 tsp cayenne   Method Preheat the oven to 170C/325F/gas … Read More

Roasted marmalade ham

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Adapted from Jamie Oliver’s https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/how-to-make-roast-ham/  Ingredients 1 x 3-4kg pre-cooked ham16 black peppercorns1 bouquet garni (1 piece of leek, 1 stick of celery, 1 fresh bay leaf, 1 sprig of fresh thyme)2 lemons or oranges1 jar of quality thin-rind marmalade½ a bunch of fresh rosemary (15g) Method Remove some of the fat from your ham, to leave you with about … Read More

Chelsea Winter’s ‘Macho Nachos’

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Prep time 15 minutesCooking time 30 minutesServes 4 To make gluten-free, make sure your stock, corn chips and tortilla chips are gluten-free. Found here http://chelseawinter.co.nz/macho-nachos/  Ingredients 1 large onion, finely chopped3 cloves garlic, crushed1 tbsp paprika1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp ground coriander½ tsp chilli powder1/3 cup red wine1 x 400g can brown or puy lentils, drained and rinsed1 x 400g can … Read More

Peruvian ceviche

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  This delicious recipe is courtesy of Jamie Oliver and can be found here – https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/seafood-recipes/peruvian-ceviche/  If you haven’t tried ceviche (suh-vee-chey), you will be delighted at how simple it is to make and how fresh and satisfying it is!   

Spinach and red pepper mini frittatas

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Spinach and red pepper Mini Frittatas   Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 red bell pepper, diced small (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 small yellow onion, diced small (about 1/2 cup) about 3 cups loosely packed spinach, roughly chopped 4 eggs 4 egg whites 1/4 cup skim milk 2/3 cup grated cheddar cheese salt and pepper to taste   Instructions Preheat … Read More

Asparagus Omelette

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Asparagus Omelette Serves 2   Bunch of asparagus – sliced in half lengthways 6 eggs 2 tablespoons pesto 2 handfuls of crunchy sprouts – found in the fresh produce section of supermarket Chilli flakes – pinch Salt – pinch   Heat a large frypan with 1-2 tbsp oil. Toss the asparagus in the oil. Season with chilli flakes and a … Read More

Crunchy Vietnamese Chicken Salad

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Ingredients 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon Asian fish sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving 1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 tablespoon water 1 long red chilli with seeds, minced 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 cup vegetable oil, for frying 2 large shallots, thinly sliced (use spring onion if you can’t … Read More

Berry Bircher Muesli

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Perfect for those get-out-of-bed and go sort of people. Prepare this muesli the night before (5 minutes!) and you’ll wake up to a fast, healthy, convenient breakfast. This recipe is super versatile – swap for different seeds, nuts and fruit as desired. This breakfast is not only delicious, but is a nutritious choice. It has high-fibre oats to fill you … Read More

Gluten Free Spaghetti Bolognese

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This week is ‘Coeliac Awareness Week’ – June 10-16th 2019. If you haven’t checked it out already, see our blog on what coeliac disease is, and how to eat gluten free HERE. Spaghetti Bolognese is a family classic, and this dish can easily be turned into a gluten free dish for one or all. You can either cook this dish … Read More