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Avocado ice cream

Avocado ice cream

With avocado prices at rock bottom right now, it's time to get a bit creative with our favourite savoury fruit. Move over guacamole. Step aside chili flakes. It's avocado ice cream time. Flesh of 2 avocados Juice of ½ lemon 1 cup of coconut cream 2 tablespoons...

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Zucchini baba ganoush

Zucchini baba ganoush

Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Image BRYDIE THOMPSON Traditionally made from eggplants, this version is perfect for those zucchini that got away and overnight went from a zucchini to a marrow. 2 very large zucchini 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, peeled...

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Lamb Pita Burgers

Lamb Pita Burgers

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Brydie Thompson Either as burger patties or sausage-like koftas served between pita with a yoghurt dressing, these are great on the BBQ but just as delicious in the middle of winter cooked on a griddle pan. 500g lamb mince ½...

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Sicilian Apple Cake

Sicilian Apple Cake

Recipe and image by Vicki Ravlich-Horan This recipe is one we use to make in the cafe years ago and published in the Autumn 2013 edition of Nourish Magazine.  It just continues to be a popular cake, especially in Autumn and Winter when apples are at their best and in...

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Swede-as Christmas Ham

Swede-as Christmas Ham

If you’re stuck on what to feed your vegan guests this Christmas, or are opting for a meatless celebration, this is the hero dish for you. This glazed swede has the sweet scent of bay leaf, cloves and sticky muscovado sugar. It will leave everyone curious and wanting...

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Smashed Cucumber Salad

Smashed Cucumber Salad

RECIPE BY SHAUNA BRYNE Simple, quick and absolutely delicious!  This light salad is full of flavour and will be sure to become your go-to. 1 large cucumber pinch of salt (optional)1–2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp coconut aminos seasoning 1 tbsp rice vinegar 2 tbsp sesame...

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Sfincione

Sfincione

One of the true joys of travelling is getting a real taste for a place, and for me the challenge is always how to recreate that at home. I was back in New Zealand just two days before I was in the kitchen trying to see if I could recreate these three dishes we enjoyed...

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Lamb Barbacoa

Lamb Barbacoa

Words Vicki Ravlich-Horan, Images Brydie Thompson - first published in Nourish Magazine Barbacoa is a traditional way of slow cooking meat in an underground oven. Mutton, lamb and goat are traditional, although beef is also popular. The meat is wrapped in large leaves...

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Coffee Panna Cotta

Coffee Panna Cotta

2 heaped tbsp fresh ground coffee 300ml cream ½ cup demerara sugar ½ cup milk 3½ tsp gelatine 1 cup cold brew coffee ¼ cup maple syrup Mix 2 tsp gelatine in the milk. Gently heat the cream with the coffee and demerara sugar, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Just...

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Baked Camembert

Baked Camembert

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires Cheese month rolls on... A little retro but oh so nice! 1 whole Camembert flaky pastry Fruity Chutney, I used a blueberry one, but cranberry, peach or plum would all work. 1 egg Heat the oven to 200°C. Using a...

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