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Easy Eggs Benedict

INGREDIENTS 4 English muffins 4 rashers of bacon 4 eggs For the Blender Hollandaise Sauce 3 egg yolks 2 Tbsp lemon juice 150g butter – melted 1 salt and pepper DIRECTIONS For the Hollandaise sauce: This is really simple and can be made the night before. Place egg yolks, lemon juice, salt...

Baked Tomatoes, Chorizo & Feta

This is a version of shakshouka, that marvellous dish of eggs poached in a sauce of cumin-spiced tomatoes, onions, olive oil and garlic, with the added bonus of chorizo sausage. 4 serves for only $18.59* INGREDIENTS 1 Tbps olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed and...

40 Second Omelette

INGREDIENTS 2 grade 7 eggs 2 Tbsp of water Salt and pepper Tbsp butter or margarine ½ cup filling of your choice (see below) DIRECTIONS Beat eggs and water together until blended, adding salt and pepper to taste. In a 26cm non stick pan, heat butter or margarine until it sizzles...

Cauliflower & Broccoli Soup

Ideal when cauliflower is at its most affordable, this dish is a perfect starter on spring evenings. For more recipes see www.5aday.co.nz. Ingredients 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets 1 small broccoli, cut into florets 1 cup kale, finely chopped 5 cups vegetable or chicken stock ½ white onion, cut into cubes 3 garlic cloves, peeled ¼ tsp dried...

Stuffed Button Mushrooms

Some of the simplest dishes really do push all the right buttons and prove that big things can come in small packages. Ingredients 16 medium-large white button mushrooms 300 gms ground sausage meat 300 gms thinly sliced cheese 1 onion 2 celery sticks 1 clove garlic Vegetable oil Salt and pepper Method Heat a little oil in a pan and...

Kumara and Chickpea Curry

Kumara may not be cheap as chips but this recipe helps ensure we can make the most of a valued ingredient. See www.5aday.co.nz for more recipes. Ingredients 2 large or 4 small kumara, cut into 1.5cm cubes 1 onion, diced 2 tsp grated ginger 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tbsp coconut or neutral oil 2 tbsp red...

Hearty Onion Soup

Although winter’s gone, this warming dish (featuring one of New Zealand’s star crops) can help keep out the chill as we head into spring. Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 4 onions, ringed and/or chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 sprigs fresh thyme 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 cup red wine 3 tbsp flour 2 cups chicken stock 6 cups...

Omelette recipe

On the days you just don’t feel like cooking, or you want a quick and easy filling meal for one, two or more... an omelette always comes to the rescue! There are so many ways to enjoy an omelette. Keep it simple or try any filling or combination you like… you...

How to make Poached Eggs

Eggs are a great way to start the morning. They’re filling, 100% naturally nutritious and packed full of protein to power you through the day! You can enjoy poached eggs as a quick snack or a light meal at any time of the day. Ingredients 1-2 eggs per person 1 Tbsp...

Basic Frittata Recipe

This is a great base recipe for all frittata which is utterly delicious as is but can also be added to to change up the flavours. It’s so simple, is packed full of protein and it’s just as good for lunch, dinner, as a picnic item or party piece....

Eggnog fudge

There’s no fudging a poor fudge so for those seeking top results and a special festive treat for the table then this Eggnog Fudge has all the ingredients to please you and your guests. Ingredients: 500 ml (2 cups) sugar 250 ml refrigerated eggnog (see recipe for simple eggnog below) ...

Classic Chocolate Truffles

Satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth with this creamy chocolate dessert. Ingredients: 1/2 cup whipping cream 225 grams semi-sweet chocolate 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 tablespoons powdered sugar Method: In a medium saucepan, bring the cream to a boil. Meanwhile, chop the chocolate into small, uniform pieces. Once the cream starts to bubble, turn off the heat...