Polenta, laden with butter and cheese, is the ultimate comfort food. Here, I have simply adorned it with mushrooms, more cheese and, of course, slivers of fresh fragrant truffles.
Talk about being super excited and forever grateful on getting my hands on a fresh local perigord black truffle from Bannockburn, Central Otago.
This recipe from Alison Lambert ticks many boxes, as it’s great if you are gluten or dairy intolerant.
Salads like this are fabulous as you bring together flavours, textures and combinations that surprise.
Recipes that only use the florets of broccoli are great as you can get two dishes from the one vegetable.
The stalks of broccoli make a delicious salad — they are crunchy and nutritious and, perhaps best of all, you are not wasting any part of the vegetable.
Winter adorns our menus with more comforting dishes and flavours that mingle together nicely.
Salads need never get boring, as seasonal ingredients are just that — seasonal! Winter brings delicious flavours and textures which go great with grains. Don’t forget to add a punchy dressing.
Alison Lambert shares some spiced-up winter warming dishes that are full of flavour, texture and easy on the pocket.
This recipe is a classic and one that works perfectly with the cooler weather. Sometimes you just want something cheesy and comforting — this ticks all the boxes.
Potatoes are one of my go-to comfort foods. This simple dish works for brunch, lunch or dinner and to top it all off, you only need one pan!
The season is upon us for comfort food and cauliflower cheese needs to make a comeback as it can be a show-stopper!
Now this is a serious slaw combining some robust, nutritious ingredients. When using such ingredients you need to complement them with a tangy, punchy dressing.
Carrots and fragrant fennel make the perfect combination — sweet, savoury and aromatic.
Pears never let you down as they are sweet and juicy and by adding them to your cake the results are sumptuous and moist. This cake is so delicious it could easily pass for a dessert.
Roasting beetroot brings out another level of flavour to these already flavoursome beauties.
Warming, comforting dishes are creeping into our meal times and risottos are a great go-to, as they are fast to make and only one pot is needed. For this recipe I have used bulgur wheat to lighten...
Pumpkins are adorning my kitchen once again and I simply love them.
Here I’ve combined two very economical and versatile ingredients to make a quick vegetarian curry. This is a great dish that you can add more vegetables to and it will be ready in about 30 minutes.
I love these wholesome slices filled with seasonal fruit.