Tag Archives: Onions

Cauliflower and tahini soup

Cauliflower goes very well with nuts. I really enjoyed this soup with tahini and sesame seeds. Alternatively you could use roasted almonds, macadamia or walnuts (which would go well with chunks of blue cheese). If you have time, roast the … Continue reading

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Roast beef fillet with mushrooms and shallots

Beef fillet is such a tasty cut of meat, you really get what you pay for. Last time we had fillet, we cut it into thick steaks and pan-fried before finishing off in the oven. This time we seared it … Continue reading

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Kumara Tortilla

This is a New Zealand take on the classic Spanish tortilla or Italian frittata , substituting fried potatoes for the much healthier and tastier boiled kumara (sweet potato). You need to use a frying pan that can go into an … Continue reading

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Roast pumpkin soup with sage and cashew

This is a tasty and warming soup as the weather cools. Roasting the pumpkin, onions and garlic brings out the sweetness and makes this soup super easy to make. The safron is optional, but helps add more depth of flavour … Continue reading

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Broccoli soup with blue cheese

Broccoli is such a healthy vegetable, it even tastes a bit too healthy sometimes. The pairing of the broccoli with caramalised onions and blue cheese works very well, bringing creaminess and sweetness so it still tastes healthy, but not too … Continue reading

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Poached eggs on wilted spinach

This makes a great and very fast Friday night dinner. We have this with a slice of sourdough. The eggs are not poached in water, but by the steam coming off the spinach. This method can be extended to a … Continue reading

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