Tag: Festive

Sep 20, 2019

Grilled Eggplant Halloumi Stacks

These little stacks are a perfect first course or vegetarian main to enjoy this summer on the deck with guests.

Jun 25, 2018

Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Stuffing

A guaranteed crowd pleaser, this stuffing is savory, crispy, moist, buttery, and most importantly, delicious. It is a twist on the classic, incorporating broccoli rabe into the base. The broccoli rabe adds a beautiful hue of green to the dish, and a flavor that complements each ingredient perfectly.

Dec 16, 2016

Potato and Sage and Olive Fans

Sage and Olive Potato Fan

Enjoying potatoes is a part of many family dinners. Here the combination of sage and olives brings some herby saltiness that is grilled up and ready to serve with any of your favourite grilled proteins.

Nov 6, 2016

Asparagus and Pea Risotto


Always a favourite side dish or base to serve up with grilled chicken, fish or steak. Change up the vegetables you add throughout the season for different colours and flavours your family will enjoy.

Oct 5, 2016

Roasted Pumpkin and Pepitas

Roasting pumpkin needs to be at a higher temperature to get some lovely caramelization as it cooks quickly due to its high water content. Adding in some already roasted pumpkin seeds or pepitas at the very end as some lovely crunch to the sweet pumpkin.

Oct 1, 2016

Lemon Plum Compote

Lemon Plum Compote by Emily Richards

This compote is delicious served with your favourite roast pork or chicken. It also has just enough sweetness to enjoy on its own with aged cheddar on your next cheese platter.

Sep 17, 2016

Sweet Potato Parsnip Pie

Sweet Potato Parsnip Pie by Emily Richards

The combination of mashed vegetables and creamy meat filling is a family favourite. This twist has a colourful combo that packs a flavour boost.

Sep 29, 2015

Spiced Apple Granita

Apple Granita

Need a refreshing cold apple? Try this twist on granita with apple cider and apples. Spiced with hints of fall, this will make a delicious end to your harvest meal or enjoy it as a palate cleanser for a big meal. Want to spark up your party-pour some sparkling wine over top of the granita and serve in a glass.

Sep 3, 2015

Quick Roast Pepper and Tomato Hand Pies

roasted veg hand pies

Eating vegetables out of hand is easy and enjoyable. Now imagine roasting them and eating them in a pie right out of your hand! These hand pies are perfect to pack in a lunch and take on the run. Using prepared pie pastry speeds up the prep time.

May 4, 2015

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Juicy, chunky pieces of salsa are perfectly paired up with a hint of spicy jalapeno to enjoy with tortilla chips or alongside your favourite grilled meats or fish.

Mar 12, 2015

St Patrick’s Day Warm Salad

St Patricks Day Salad
Feb 18, 2015

Salsa Pumpkin Soup

Salsa Pumpkin Soup - Laurie Barker Jackman
Jan 15, 2015

Stuffed spaghetti squash

Stuffed spaghetti squash
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