Saturday , August 17 2019

Cooking

Strawberries and Cream Un-cheesecake

» SERVES 16 » PREPARATION 1 HOUR 10 MINUTES (PLUS STANDING AND REFRIGERATION) You will need to start this recipe at least one day ahead to soak the cashews and to set the cake. 2½ cups (375g) raw cashews 1 cup (140g) raw macadamias ¾ cup (60g) desiccated coconut ½ …

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Charred Tofu with Chimichurri and Radish Slaw

» SERVES 2 » PREPARATION + COOK 45 MINUTES Chimichurri is an Argentinian herb sauce that’s delicious with veges. ¼ small red cabbage (200g), shredded finely 4 red radishes (140g), sliced very thinly 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar ½ tsp caraway seeds, toasted 300g firm tofu 2 tbsp extra virgin …

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Loaded Kumara with Chickpea Tabbouleh

» SERVES 4 » PREPARATION + COOK 20 MINUTES Try to buy kumara that are equal in length and width so that they cook evenly in the microwave. 4 small orange kumara (1kg) 400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, chopped coarsely 2 small tomatoes (180g), chopped finely 1 Lebanese cucumber (130g), …

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Cauliflower Mac ’n’ Cheese With Rye Crumbs

Spray oil 250g macaroni or small dried pasta 350g small broccoli florets 250g mixed frozen peas and corn 350g small cauliflower florets 2tsp dijon mustard 250ml skimmed milk 125g ball light mozzarella, finely chopped 40g vegetarian hard cheese, finely grated 200g piece light rye bread, crust removed 1tbsp fresh thyme …

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Lamb Racks With Shallot Sauce and Crispy Potatoes

600g medium floury potatoes, cut into 3mm slices 4tsp olive oil 1 garlic bulb, cloves separated, unpeeled 2 x 6-cutlet french-trimmed lean lamb racks (about 400g) 2 shallots, finely chopped 125ml dry white wine 1 very low salt gluten-free chicken stock cube, dissolved in 200ml boiling water ½tsp cornflour 1tsp …

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The Latest Need-to-Know From The World of Diet and Fitness

Don’t let a festive drink derail your diet You may think a festive latte is a healthier way to enjoy the flavors of Christmas than that slice of stolen, but think again. A peek at the seasonal menus from some high-street coffee chains reveals that many drinks are full of …

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Get into the Christmas Spirit Without a Drink

DOES CHRISTMAS HAVE TO BE all about alcohol? When you think about it, far from adding to the festive season, a few drinks can often spoil it. After several work parties and nights out, the season can turn into a slog. By the time the big day arrives we’re wrecked …

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Spicy Squash and Prosciutto Pizzas

250g butternut squash, peeled and grated 10 baby carrots, scrubbed or peeled and halved lengthways 2 x 220g balls frozen wholemeal pizza dough, thawed 6 slices prosciutto, halved lengthways ½tsp chilli flakes Spray olive oil 100g baby rocket ½ cucumber, peeled into ribbons 60g kalamata olives 1tbsp balsamic vinegar 1- …

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Chicken, Semi-dried Tomato and Kale Involtini

4 small skinless chicken breasts (about 500g) 4tsp olive oil 100g kale, woody stalks removed, chopped 50g semi-dried tomatoes, chopped 40g reduced-fat feta, crumbled 1 x 400g can no added salt chopped tomatoes Pinch chilli flakes 600g frozen mixed vegetables 200g wholemeal couscous ½ small bunch fresh basil leaves 1- …

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Beef Kofta with Mediterranean Salad

500g lean beef mince 1tsp harissa paste ½ x small bunch fresh coriander, chopped 40g almonds, slivered or roughly chopped 1tbsp sunflower oil 100g mixed salad leaves 2 medium peppers (1 red, 1 yellow), thinly sliced 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 200g pot tzatziki 4 wholemeal pittas, warmed, to serve 1- …

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