Cauliflower with chilli and mustard

Cauliflower with chilli and mustard

This one-pot cauliflower dish is fragrant, spicy and has a hint of sourness from tamarind. Ingredients: 60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil 1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 long fresh green chillies, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons mustard seeds 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1kg cauliflower, cut into large florets 125ml (1/2 ..

Chana masala with tomato and coriander salad

Chana masala with tomato and coriander salad

A tomato salad adds freshness to the rich flavour of this Indian vegetable and chickpea curry. Ingredients: 60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 brown onion, halved, thinly sliced 283g can Patak’s Tikka Masala Curry Sauce2 sweet potatoes (kumara), peeled, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, thickly sliced 400g can chickpeas, rinsed, ..

Beans with almonds & lemon dressing

Beans with almonds & lemon dressing

Warm, smooth and tart, this dressing adds zing to a simple side of green beans. Ingredients: 60ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 700g green round beans, trimmed 50g (1/2 cup) flaked almonds, toasted Instructions: Step 1 Combine the oil and lemon zest in a saucepan over ..

Zucchini & caper salad

Zucchini & caper salad

Taste the best of spring with this vibrant, colourful salad that is packed with flavour. Ingredients: 3 small zucchini, trimmed, peeled into ribbons 225g jar chargrilled artichokes, drained, quartered 50g mixed salad leaves 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed, drained 1 1/2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions: ..

Persian herb salad

Persian herb salad

Packed with fresh herbs and peppery radish, this salad is a classic Persian side. Ingredients: 1 bunch watercress, sprigs picked 1 bunch radish, trimmed, halved 6 shallots, trimmed, cut into 7cm pieces 1/2 bunch fresh mint, sprigs picked 1/2 bunch fresh continental parsley, sprigs picked 1/2 bunch fresh coriander, sprigs picked Instructions: Step 1 Place ..

Thai-style salad

Thai-style salad

This side salad starring colourful fresh vegetable strips is effortless to make. Ingredients: 1/2 carrot, peeled, cut into matchsticks 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, cut into matchsticks 1 Lebanese cucumber, seeded, cut into matchsticks 1 long fresh red chilli, seeded, chopped 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves Instructions: Step 1 Combine the ..

Horenso no goma-ae (spinach & sesame salad)

Horenso no goma-ae (spinach & sesame salad)

This classic Japanese spinach salad combines nutty sesame seeds with spinach for added flavour. Ingredients: 40g (1/4 cup) sesame seeds, toasted 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons sushi seasoning 2 teaspoons caster sugar 2 tablespoons warm water 1 bunch English spinach, trimmed Instructions: Step 1 Process the sesame seeds in a food processor until coarsely ..

Japanese pickled vegetables

Japanese pickled vegetables

This refreshing sweet and sour Japanese side is a great way to cleanse your palate between bites. Ingredients: 1 small Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, thinly sliced diagonally 1 teaspoon salt 2 Dutch (baby) carrots, trimmed, peeled, thinly sliced 1 radish, trimmed, thinly sliced Pinch of dried chilli flakes 60ml (1/4 cup) rice wine vinegar 1 ..

Chargrilled tomato & bean salad with spicy dressing

Chargrilled tomato & bean salad with spicy dressing

With mouth-watering smokiness, this bean salad wins for health and taste. Ingredients: 60ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon paprika 250g tomato Medley Mix, halved olive oil spray 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 500g green round beans, trimmed, halved diagonally 400g can ..

Crisp roast potatoes with thyme & garlic

Crisp roast potatoes with thyme & garlic

With plenty of thyme and garlic, these fragrant roast potatoes are the perfect support act to any Christmas main. Ingredients: 2kg Kipfler potatoes (see note), peeled, halved lengthways 1 head garlic, unpeeled, cloves separated 10 fresh thyme sprigs 60ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil Fresh thyme sprigs, extra, to serve Instructions: Step 1 Place ..

Green salad with spicy pepitas

Green salad with spicy pepitas

Put some bite into this fresh green salad with spiced pumpkin seeds. Ingredients: 80g (1/2 cup) pepitas 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning 60ml (1/4 cup) fresh lemon or lime juice 2 garlic cloves, crushed 60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil, extra 200g mixed salad leaves 1 large avocado, halved, stone removed, peeled, cut ..

Warm roast potato salad

Warm roast potato salad

Crispy roast potatoes are tossed with tangy capers and sharp, salty olives. Ingredients: 1kg Red Delight potatoes, coarsely chopped 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil 80g (1/2 cup) pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped 1/3 cup chopped fresh continental parsley 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons drained baby capers, ..