Strawberry Santas

The tree’s up, the presents are bought (hopefully!), the fridge is full – all that’s left now is to enjoy a wonderful break with the people you love. These simple Strawberry Santa’s are fun to make with the kids – although the adults rather love them too!

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Citrus, Nectarine and Blueberry Ice Blocks

Citrus, Nectarine and Blueberry Ice Blocks ? Fruit cordials are not only for drinking, and these ice blocks are the perfect excuse to try something more creative with them! A citrus lemonade ice block, dotted with blueberries and pieces of fresh nectarine; refreshingly fruity. Prep Time:¬†10 Minutes Makes: 6-10 Ingredients¬† 2 cups water 2/3 cup…

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Bang Bang Chicken Cups

Bang bang chicken in salad cups

This Bang Bang chicken recipe is packed with smokey barbecue flavour and served with a punchy sauce and crisp salad: the ultimate summer dinner! For a vegetarian option, try these flavourful ginger and honey tofu cups.

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Potato Smash

The best potatoes. Deliciously tangy, these baby potatoes are crisp and divine. Serve with a butterflied chicken and loads of green veges and mushrooms.

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Sticky hoisin lamb

Cooked lamb chops with dark brown sauce on white plate and two glasses of red wine.

It’s National Lamb Day on 15th February. 135 years since our first export of NZ lamb left Port Chalmers near Dunedin bound for London. Celebrate with these sticky lamb bites, using New Zealand fresh lamb (of course!), are dangerously good. Pair them with a light Asian slaw or green salad for a gooey taste sensation.

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BBQ Chicken & Pineapple

BBQ Chicken & Pineapple If you’ve never barbecued fruit, now’s the time. Sticky, juicy and absolutely bursting with flavour, BBQ pineapple is the perfect flavour combination for that summer staple, chicken. We’ve used Waitoa chicken again, as it’s tasty, made in NZ so you know what you’re getting – and of course it’s free range…

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Smoked Salmon Dip

Forget shop-bought. Once you've made your own smoked salmon dip you'll never have it any other way. The fresh dill is inspired!

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Asparagus Pepper and Blue Cheese

fresh food ideas asparagus pepper and blue cheese

Try this gorgeous asparagus salad. The peppery, blue cheese asparagus recipe is a perfect match for BBQ steak, sausages and chicken. Serves: 4 Ingredients 500g Asparagus, snap off woody end and wash well. 4 Red Peppers, Quarter remove seeds and membrane 2 cloves crushed garlic 4 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt & Freshly ground black pepper…

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Tropical Strawberry Pie

Strawberries, the first fruit to ripen in spring, are enjoyed all over the world, with native forms growing on every continent except Africa. Strawberries are the only fruit to grow its seeds on the outside. Serves 6 250g cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 punnets strawberries, halved 225g can of crushed pineapple, undrained 1…

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