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Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

Pulled Jackfruit Tacos (by Aaron Brunet) Okay, get your adventure boots on for an interesting excursion into the newly charted regions of plant-based cuisine. Jackfruit is the new darling of the food blogs and for good reason – it’s got a great texture that people describe as “vegan pulled pork”...
Fancy Fruit Medley

Fancy Fruit Medley

FROM THE KITCHEN: Recipe kindly provided by Jinu Abraham, Executive Chef, Heritage Hotel, Auckland. The essence of Christmas, creamed fruit mince with crunchy sliced almonds. Preheat oven to 180C. Roasted fruit – Roast apples, pears and bananas for 30 mins separately with a sprinkling of sugar if required. Put the fruit...
Iced Raspberry Choc Log

Iced Raspberry Choc Log

Iced Raspberry Chocolate Logs (by Aaron Brunet) Start by making the chocolate ripple: place all ingredients in a blender and whizz for about 15 seconds till well combined and the sugar is dissolved. If using chia seeds instead of guar gum, blend these with the water first, put through a...
Xmas Fruit Tarts

Xmas Fruit Tarts

Christmas Fruit Tarts (by Aaron Brunet) Makes: 12        Prep time: 60  mins      Cook time: 10 mins To make the pastry, first preheat the oven to 160 with the fan on. Place the cashews, oatmeal, lemon zest and salt in a food processor and run till...
Raw Black Forest & Chocolate Mousse Tart

Raw Black Forest & Chocolate Mousse Tart

Pop your dates in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak for about 10 mins. While they are soaking, pop the coconut, sunflower seeds, oats, cocoa powder and salt in a food processor. Drain dates and squeeze out any excess water, add to the food processor. Pulse until it’s...
Basil & Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Basil & Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Chop the breadstick into 1cm thick slices, before brushing each side with olive oil. Place bruschetta slices on a lined oven tray and place in the oven to bake at 180°C for 15-20 minutes.   Chop the cherry tomatoes into quarters and place into a bowl with lemon, salt and basil. Mix...
Mouthwatering no-meat balls

Mouthwatering no-meat balls

Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl, and roll into meatballs. Set aside and refrigerate for over an hour (or overnight). Fry or bake on a lined tray, until golden. Serve with fresh parsley. Recipe by Mouth Watering Vegan
Salted Slow Roasted Pecans

Salted Slow Roasted Pecans

Makes 4 cups 30 minutes or less These pecans can be served warmed or cooled. They will stay fresh in a tightly sealed glass jar for up to a week and can be eaten on their own or tossed into salads. Preheat oven to 120 degrees Celsius. Line rimmed baking...
Summer pickles

Summer pickles

Makes 1½ cups These simple, pickled vegetables round off a traditional relish tray or can be served as an appetite-whetter. The recipe can be improved with celery hearts that yield larger, paler slices than stalks. Red chillies create a pretty colour contrast, but any hot chillies will work well in...
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