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Warm potato, beetroot and onion salad

Warm potato, beetroot and onion salad

Three humble ingredients cooked to enhance their natural organic flavour, resulting in a highly nutritious, delicious salad that can accompany almost anything or simply enjoyed on its own!

In season: Apricot cake

In season: Apricot cake

Central Otago apricots are like no other and their flavour offers a special twist to whatever you add them to, Allison Lambert writes.

Green shakshuka

Green shakshuka

Alison Lambert's recipe this week may be green, highly nutritious and wickedly good - but it's also mighty tasty and great for brunch, lunch or a light meal.

In season: summer berries

In season: summer berries

Berries are in season and every week they seem to be getting sweeter and juicier. This simple recipe is a life saver on the hotter days, Alison Lambert writes.

Chickweed and wild garlic pesto

Chickweed and wild garlic pesto

This is a forager's delight and one full not only of sweet spring flavours but rich in nutrients and minerals, writes foodie Alison Lambert.

Fresh ricotta with baked rhubarb

Fresh ricotta with baked rhubarb

Making ricotta is so easy and it has so many uses, Alison Lambert writes. As rhubarb is in season, she has served this alongside. And when the juicy summer fruits arrive, they will partner beautifully with the cheese.

Asparagus and boiled egg

Asparagus and boiled egg

Some combinations in life are just meant to be, and this is a fine example of one of those classics.

Obviously, a few things need to be considered: use only the freshest asparagus and a mighty fine good-quality egg.

Rhubarb Cake

Rhubarb Cake

I did some foraging for this in my backyard and it was served for a glorious afternoon tea.

Warm parsnip, carrot and yam salad with yoghurt and honey dressing

Warm parsnip, carrot and yam salad with yoghurt and honey dressing

Root vegetables are great in so many ways, but serving them with a dressing and turning them more into a salad adds a freshness and lightness to these hearty vegetables.

Apple pancakes

Apple pancakes

Make these with your children for Sunday brunch. They will love it from start to finish.  

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