Lentil, Walnut and Vegetable Salad

This is great vegetarian salad that is perfect for lunch and so healthy. Marinaded artichokes, cucumber, baby cos lettuce, red capsicum, mini Roma tomatoes, walnuts and Spanish Onions, all add a rainbow of colour to the cooked green lentils. Served with a vinaigrette dressing and crusty bread it makes a delicious lunch. Lentil, Walnut and Vegetable Salad Ingredients: 2 cups cooked green lentils 1 medium … Continue reading Lentil, Walnut and Vegetable Salad

Classic Paella Valenciana

  Classic Paella Valenciana This is a classic recipe for a delicious Valencian Paella. Traditionally, it is served for lunch. If you can, use Bomba, Calasparra or other paella rice which is traditionally used to make paella. It is a short grain, low starch rice that is excellent for absorption of the flavours and moisture of the recipe and these properties make it different to … Continue reading Classic Paella Valenciana

Asparagus, Silverbeet and Potato Soup

Fresh Asparagus and silverbeet and the creaminess and density of the potatoes come together well in this healthy soup. It is quick to prepare and easy to make and is a great starter to a meal served with crusty bread. Asparagus, Silverbeet and Potato Soup Ingredients: 2 bunches of fresh asparagus spears. Snap the spears. Reserve 2 of the tips for each bowl to garnish the … Continue reading Asparagus, Silverbeet and Potato Soup

Roast Chicken with Forcemeat Stuffing

Roast chicken, golden brown and made with a delicious stuffing, makes a great centrepiece for your New Year’s Eve celebration meal  or for New Year’s day. By preparing all the ingredients ahead,  it is so easy to assemble and bake. Serve with your favourite vegetables and other accompaniments. So prepare your table and chill the champagne  and have a wonderful celebration! Roast Chicken with Forcemeat … Continue reading Roast Chicken with Forcemeat Stuffing

Classic Pesto Genovese Sauce

Classic Pesto Genovese sauce originates in Genova the capital of  Liguria, Italy. It is made using seven ingredients: fresh sweet basil leaves, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, Pecorino cheese, garlic, rock salt and olive oil. In Italian, the word pesto means to crush and this how the sauce is produced, by crushing all the ingredients. To get the best flavour the basil leaves are crushed rather … Continue reading Classic Pesto Genovese Sauce