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VEGETABLE CHILLI

Serves 8-1O • 3 tbsp olive oil • 2 large onions, chopped • 5 large carrots, peeled and chopped • 4 stalks celery, chopped • 4 cloves garlic, crushed • 2 green sweet peppers, seeded and diced • 2 red sweet peppers, seeded and diced • 1 tbsp ground coriander • 1 tbsp ground cumin…

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Vegan Cottage Pie

Serves 4 • 2 tbsp olive oil • 1 red onion, chopped • 2 carrots, chopped • 3 cloves garlic, crushed • 4 stalks celery, sliced • 1 tin (400g) lentils, drained • 2 tins beans of choice, drained • 1 cup vegetable stock • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar • 3 tbsp fresh thyme leaves…

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Thai Rice Wraps

For the wraps: • 8-12 rice wrappers (can be found at some large retailers or specialist stores) • 200g fotu, temphe or canned black beans, cooked to taste • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced with a julienne peeler or mandolin • 1 red sweet pepper, thinly sliced into strips • 1 yellow sweet pepper, thinly…

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SPICY FALAFEL

Serves 4 • 1 cup dried chickpeas, soaked in cold water overnight (or 1 can, store bought) 1 can black beans, or beans of choice • small onion, finely chopped • 4 cloves garlic, crushed • 1-2 tbsp spelt flour, or cake wheat flour • 1 tsp baking powder • 1/4 cup tahini • 1…

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Braised spatchcocks with choy sum

1 Cut along both sides of spatchcocks’ backbones: discard backbones. Cut each spatchcock into four pieces. Rinse under cold water; pat dry with absorbent paper 2 Cook spatchcock, in batches, in a large lightly oiled saucepan until browned lightly both sides. Cook leek, garlic, onion and bacon in the same pan, stirring, about 5 minutes or until leek softens. Add wine, stock and bay leaves; bring to a boil. Return spatchcocks with any juices to pan, reduce heat;

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Pork mince bowls

PREPARATIONTIME 15 MINUTES COOKING TIME 10 MINUTES 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 medium brown onion (150g), chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, crushed 300g pork mince 300g veal mince /4 cup (60ml) soy sauce 1/4 cup (60ml) oyster sauce 1 medium red capsicum (150g), chopped finely 3 cups (240g) bean sprouts 3 green onions, chopped coarsely…

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Salad niçoise

200g green bean, trimmed, chopped coarsely 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup (80g) gherkins 2 lebanese cucumbers (260g), sliced thickly 1 medium red onion (170g), sliced thinly 150g mesclun 6 hard-boiled eggs quartered with yolks removed 425g can tuna in spring water, drained LIGHT VINIGRETTE 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice 1…