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  1. Mains

    Mains

    Warming and hearty meal inspiration for lamb, pork, beef, plus vegetarian and gluten free options.

  2. Slow cooked roast beef

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Slow Roast Beef
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    8 hours
    Serves:
    4

    Perfectly cooked Roast Beef with very tasty gravy. This is a simple recipe, meat falls apart and remains very moist.

  3. Chicken casserole with wild rice

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Chicken Casserole Rice
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    I have been making this tasty dish occasionally for over 30 years. The wild rice in it makes it very special in taste and looks. Wild rice comes from Canada and is a very long grain black rice which stays nice and firm with cooking. All ones needs to comp......

  4. Beef Auckland

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Beef Auckland
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    35 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    It would be presumptuous to call this Beef Wellington, because it is just not traditional. Liver and mushrooms are two things my family won't allow me to cook with. This is a great recipe for pushing the boat out.

  5. Spiced beef hotpot with wilted greens

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Beef Hotpot
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is simple, yummy and works! Essential NZ winter fave.

  6. Indonesian Beef Rendang

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Beef Rendang
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours 20 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    Indonesian Beef Rendang is originally from Padang, West Sumatra. This is one of my favourite food in Indonesia. The taste is strong and spicy because there are so many spices in it. It is definitely worth trying it.

  7. Jill Hemara's tasty corned beef stew

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Corned Beef Stew
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This recipe is meaty, filling and very tasty. I have been cooking it for my family for twenty years in Whangarei, Northland, NZ. It has become a True Family Favourite I feel would be loved around the world!

  8. Slow cooked Hungarian goulash

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Hungarian Goulash
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    6 hours
    Serves:
    4

    I love my slow cooker and needed to do something hearty. I had some sour cream to use up and thought I'd invent a dish based on Hungarian Goulash.

  9. Delicious barbecue meatloaf

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Barbecue Meatloaf
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    8

    This is a recipe that has been shared amongst my friends and family as a favourite. Super easy to make and great for leftovers the next day as well.

  10. Mini Beef Wellingtons

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Mini Beef Wellingtons
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    Beef rolled up with liver pate in a pastry package.

  11. Moroccan beef

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Moroccan beef
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is an easy meal to make and I created this after trying Moroccan beef at a tavern. I've made this a few times with finely sliced beef and also lamb mince. My family enjoys it also.

  12. Ox Tail Kare-Kare (Philippine Stew) with peanut butter

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Ox Tail Stew
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    3 hours
    Serves:
    5

    Kare-Kare is a traditional Filipino stew complimented with a thick savoury peanut sauce. The commonly used meats for this dish are ox tail, tripe, goat and chicken. This dish is best served with rice and shrimp paste in order to be enjoyed fully.

  13. Yuknee Bazela (Pea and beef stew)

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Pea Beef Stew
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    7 hours
    Serves:
    6

    A simple Beef and Pea Stew eaten with rice that can be made in a Slow Cooker or on the Stove. It is the seasoning that makes the dish. This is a Lebanese dish and very popular with a crowd.

  14. Marinated eye fillet steak

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Marinated Eye Fillet
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is a recipe I made up many years ago and I think it is absolutely delicious.

  15. Bistek (Soy Steak)

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Soy Steak
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour 10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    5 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This recipe is from the Philippines, and is the first thing my Filipino mother taught me to cook. That's how easy it is to make. Tender steak with soft, melty onions and a sweet-yet-tangy sauce. Serve with plain rice and/or potatoes mashed with more butte......

  16. Steak you wish you could marry

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Steak peanut sauce
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    45 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Easy to prepare, amazingly flavourful, and with the amazing ability to bring people together over the table. I also call this 'proposal steak'. It's the steak you serve to get someone to fall in love with you.

  17. Wiener Schnitzel (Viennese Schnitzel)

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Wiener schnitzel
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    25 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    Austria's most famous dish, copied all over the world, but this is the original! The original always uses veal, in Austria, the name is even protected by law and dates back to 1862. You can also get pork or chicken schnitzel, although they are never calle......

  18. Negi Shio Chicken

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Negi-Shio chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    Pan fried chicken with a fresh & salty leek sauce. Negi means leek and shio means salt in Japanese. This is popular and be-loved in Japan. My friends always say, they can't stop eating them.The photo is a serving sample, served "donburi" style on rice.

  19. Baked sweet and sour chicken drumsticks

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Sweet Sour Drumsticks
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    6

    Impress your family and friends with this easy, quick and tasty dish. Sweet and sour with a twist- it's baked. A sure fire favourite for many years.

  20. Thai chicken with a twist

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Thai Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    This twist on the traditional Thai chicken has the perfect balance between freshness and spiciness.

  21. Butter Chicken

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Butter Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    45 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is a beautiful butter chicken with a lovely taste of spices.

  22. Ceylon chicken and mushroom curry

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Chicken Mushroom Curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    My recipe is very adaptable and comes from a love of Indian spices. I have made it for many years and all whom have tried it love the flavour. It is the blend of the star anise, ginger and cinnamon that makes it special. The infusion of the special spices......

  23. Chicken & potato curry with mustard seeds

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Chicken Potato Curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    4 hours
    Serves:
    4

    This chicken curry is so easy to make, tastes delicious, and the veges are just as yummy as the chicken. Once it's cooked you won't be able to stop eating it!!

  24. Peanut Chicken Curry

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Peanut Chicken Curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This recipe was handed over to me from a dear friend. The whole family love it as it a mild satay chicken curry. It is super quick and easy. It is really a Kiwiana Curry...

  25. Vegetable and chicken curry

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Vegetable chicken curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    25 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A versatile vegetable and chicken curry, which stems from my Indian student friend. It can be made instead with fish (gurnard), beef or pork; or with lentils, various beans or chickpeas. A tasty scrumptious easily prepared, quick cooking dish for many occ......

  26. Chicken supreme

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Chicken supreme
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    25 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours
    Serves:
    6

    A childhood favorite my mother used to make for me that I think everyone would enjoy :)

  27. Deli hot cooked chicken

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Deli Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 Minutes
    Cooking Time:
    Serves:
    4

    Short of time? A hot chicken and fresh deli salads make a meal in moments.

  28. Flamenco chicken

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Flamenco chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    50 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    A punchy melody of Spanish flavours combined with succulent chicken served with crusty bread to consume the lovely sauce that adorn this dish. Wonderful dish for entertaining.

  29. Jamaican jerk chicken

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Jerk chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    45 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This fiery Chicken dish will get the taste buds going.

  30. Lemon and Thyme Chicken

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Lemon Thyme Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    6

    A combination of simple, everyday ingredients that give a sublime result. One taste will transport you to a sunny village Greek taverna.

  31. Melty Roast Chicken

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Melty Roast Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours 30 minutes
    Serves:
    5

    Our family decided long ago that the preference for chicken breast is a curious one, as the leg is almost always more tender and moist. This recipe is a foolproof way we invented of cooking a roast chicken so that the entire bird is moist, tender and the ......

  32. Portuguese Piri Piri chicken with lemon rice

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Portuguese chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This dish I first experienced on a trip to Portugal with my husband in a tiny little restaurant in pedrulha, Coimbra. The chicken was out of this world, the best I have ever tasted. I love cooking this for my husband as it brings back so many memories of ......

  33. Sneak in the spinach chicken

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Spinach Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    The sauce is so delicious you'll never realise you're getting almost a full serving of vegetable with it! The chicken thighs are roasted to perfection wrapped in prosciutto.

  34. Fresh Vietnamese spring rolls

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Vietnamese Springrolls
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    45 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    This is a dish from Vietnam. It's our family favourite, we have it all the time in the summer because it's healthy and tasty. I love to make it for my family and friends. It fits the world cup theme because I've made for many of my friends of different na......

  35. Creamy blue cod pie

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Blue Cod Pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    I like cooking this recipe for my family because it is simple, quick and easy. It is flavourful and is always well enjoyed.

  36. Chamchi Bibimbap

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Chamchi Bibimbap
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    1

    This is my own version of a Norean recipe. I first ate bibimbap when I was living in Korea. I loved this dish and ate a lot of it! It is cheap, delicious and healthy.

  37. Super yummy fish gravy

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Fish gravy
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is a popular dish which can be made in a jiffy and comes from the State of Karnataka in South India. Any firm fish can be used for this recipe.You can be sure that it will be a favourite among family and friends. My family loves this curry and I hope......

  38. Fish Laksa

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Fish Laksa
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is a recipe I came up with, when my mum brought home some fish and asked me to do something different with it. It would now be one of her favorite dishes and is a great way to get fish into kids without that strong fishy taste.

  39. Pix Farm fish pie

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Fish Pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    35 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This recipe has been handed down in my family from my great, great grandmother and is always made by my family on Good Friday. Of course, it can be made at any other time of the year and is so easy to prepare and cook. A real taste of home.

  40. Pasifika fish curry

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pasifika Fish Curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A fantastic recipe I invented inspired by a trip to Fiji. I couldn't get it out of my mind, so I did it myself.

  41. Poisson cru

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Poisson cru
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    I was taught this in Tahiti on a day trip to a small island off Moorea. It is the perfect dish for the Tahitian hot weather and the perfect combination of fresh flavours that embodies the friendly and laid back atmosphere of Tahiti. A light, refreshing me......

  42. Singapore chilli crab

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    chilli crab
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    25 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A version of Singapore chilli crab using fresh NZ crayfish. The tasty, spicy sauce coats the crayfish with out overpowering its flavour.

  43. Fresh Steamed Mussels

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Fresh steamed mussels
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 Minutes
    Cooking Time:
    6 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A quick and tasty way to enjoy fresh New Zealand green shell mussels.

  44. Kung Pad Numprik Poaw (Prawns with roasted chilli sauce and cashew nuts)

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Prawns chilli sauce
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    This is the easiest and tastiest Thai dish you can cook. My husband always says “It sets my taste buds alight and warms the cockles of my heart”. One great thing about this dish is it’s not as hot as its sounds, anyone can enjoy it. For spicy food lovers,......

  45. Spicy seafood Thai stir fry

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Seafood Stir Fry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    5 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    I love the freshness of this dish you can use any kinds of your favourite seafood or mix if you like. My sons favourite is prawn & scallop and I like to throw some fresh mussels in, try it out

  46. Spicy Fish Burritos

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Spicy Fish Burritos
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour 40 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A spicy family favourite, with a twist on a classic Mexican dish. The fish is enhanced by the lovely fresh tomato salsa, beans, rice and cheese but not overpowered.

  47. Spiced duck on kumara and coriander mash

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Duck Kumara Mash
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This recipe was created after being introduced to the unique flavours of duck. I wanted to bring my love for Thai food & duck together with something truly New Zealand. Even though its not complicated to make, my friends feel loved and special when I cook......

  48. Duck breast on a potato rosti with caramelised apple balls and aubergine caviar

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Duck Potato Rosti
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    40 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    1

    I fell in love with food on my OE around the UK and Europe, in particular Duck...it is just such a fantastic meat! This dish gives vibrant colour to indulge your eyes and delicate aroma to tingle your senses. Most of all it oozes goodness, enjoy!

  49. Smoky spanish stew

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Smoky spanish stew
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    35 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    With its fiery bite and smoky flavours this is an easy version of Asturian ‘strong’ mountain food that I first ate in the Paradors of Spain. It makes a great dish with saffron rice or roast game or in smaller portions as tapas.

  50. Chiles En Nogada (stuffed peppers)

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Stuffed Peppers
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    8

    This is one of the most traditional dishes of Mexico. The colours are reminiscent of the Mexican flag and is traditionally eaten on Independence day. It takes days to prepare properly, here's a simplified version.

  51. Grandma's Swedish Meatballs

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Swedish Meatballs
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Meatballs is a very famous Swedish dish, which is served as a part of the Christmas dinner, as well as an everyday meal. Every family has their own recipe and this one is based on my grandma's. Forget the meatballs from IKEA, this is the real thing!

  52. Lamb Biryani

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Lamb Biryani
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    This dish is from the western part of India, although my family is from the north. We loved it there. The secret ingredient is my mums love which made it more delicious. Now I'm a mum myself and I try to do the same.

  53. Lamb with tamarillos

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Lamb with tamarillos
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    8 hours
    Serves:
    4

    I found this recipe in my flatmate cook book and cooked it one night & now I only cook this particular meal for people who need a good hearty meal.

  54. Moroccan lamb, chickpea and coriander hotpot

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Lamb Chickpea Hotpot
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours
    Serves:
    6

    A rich flavoursome main easy to prepare but plenty of goodness.

  55. Moroccan spiced stuffed peppers & sesame potatoes

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Stuffed Peppers Potatoes
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    As a family we enjoy stuffed peppers and, trying something a little different, I experimented with the flavours of Morocco. Once the peppers were good we needed something to accompany them so I created the sesame potatoes. The family say it's a winner!

  56. New Zealand winter red wine lamb

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Red Wine Lamb
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours
    Serves:
    4

    "This dish evokes childhood memories of returning home from winter sports; to a warm home, with tasty food on the table. Created by mum, passed on to me, love sharing it with my friends and family and so will you. Trust me!"

  57. RajaRani lamb in yoghurt

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Lamb in Yoghurt
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Delectable morsels of NZ spring lamb cradled in a creamy spiced yoghurt sauce, scented with fried onions and saffron. I love this dish because it transforms the best lamb in the world - from my country of upbringing - New Zealand - with spices, methods an......

  58. Shepherds pie

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Shepherds pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    25 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Perfect meal made from last nights roast lamb (or beef), as a kid I remember racing over to the neighbours to borrow their blender for mum to make this alltime favourite.

  59. Spiced lamb with sweet roasted vegetables

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Lamb Roasted Vegetables
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours 30 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    Yes, we did go to India, but this isn’t a recipe for the purists. It’s a delicious twist for those who like their roast dinner to have a bit more oomph; a crossover between exotic Indian spices and quality New Zealand meat.

  60. Warm Lamb Salad

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Warm Lamb Salad
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is our favourite spring lamb dish. It is a one-dish dinner fit for all sorts of gatherings and is always described as delicious. Asparagus makes this a spring dish or aubergine makes it suitable for other seasons.

  61. Soused chops

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Soused chops
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    2 hours
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Delightful casserole dish with sweet flavours based around tender lamb chops.

  62. Deans Shanks

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Deans Shanks
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Rich, meaty winter dish, to be enjoyed with friends and family, along with a red wine!

  63. Incredible baked lamb shanks

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    baked lamb shanks
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    45 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours 30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This incredible dish was first brought to my attention on a cooking show. I watch many of them and I love to use fresh organic ingredients and also to cook this dish for my family and my partner. The flavours are fresh and exciting at the end of eating my......

  64. The best lamb shanks ever

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Lamb Shanks
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    3 hours 30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This dish is very easy to make and you can always have the ingredients in your pantry, just waiting for the moment you decide to surprise guests with the fantastic taste. I have been making it for many years and my daughters both make it to. All the peopl......

  65. Creamy bacon and mushroom pasta

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Bacon Mushroom Pasta
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A dear friend of mine lived in Italy for a year. This was the first meal she cooked for us upon her return. My daughter and I thought that it was soooo divine that we got the recipe and made it the following evening. Ever since it's been a favourite.

  66. Yummy, easy lasagne

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    lasagna
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    55 minutes
    Serves:
    8

    I found an easy recipe for lasagna and adapted to make it quick, tasty and filling. Especially for when you are in a hurry after work and don't want to spend time chopping and making a healthy meal. It also is great as the kids don't realise how many vege......

  67. Pasta al tonno

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pasta al tonno
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    35 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    I love this recipe, it's a great 'go to' meal served with a green salad, it's easy, quick and reliable. Mum gave me the basics of this dish and over the years I've added my own touch. It's also great for leftovers - served the next day as a pasta salad or......

  68. Pasta alla Carbonara

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Pasta Carbonara
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    1

    This is my Sicilian Grandmother's recipe, and I am posting it here to re-establish the truth behind this dish. It always breaks my heart when I see it at restaurants with cream, peas and bacon. So here it is, the real original Italian pasta carbonara. Enj......

  69. Portuguese chicken & pasta a la sam

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Portuguese Chicken Pasta
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour 30 minuts
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    Mama Dilce's chicken and pasta favourite recipe across 3 generations!

  70. Potato Gnocchi

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Potato Gnocchi
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    45 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    8 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    The trick with these velvety potato dumplings is to work as quickly and lightly as possible. Making gnocchi and scones is similar – you need to get that feel factor (it comes with practice).

  71. Baked pumpkin gnocchi with pesto cream sauce

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Pumpkin Gnocchi Pesto
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour 5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    Delicious roasted pumpkin with dreamy pesto sauce. Its origins are in Italy. I love pumpkin and pesto, simple really. I wanted to make an unusual Italian inspired recipe for a large crowd. I cook for friends and my partner. Wonderful complex combination o......

  72. Creamy chicken lasagne

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Creamy chicken lasagne
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    40 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    I created Creamy Chicken Lasagne because I was looking for an Italian-style family dish using chicken. It is rich with mushrooms, tomatoes and pesto, with a creamy white sauce and parmesan topping.

  73. Special spaghetti and meatballs

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    spaghetti meatballs
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    This dish is a weekly meal for my family, we love its fresh ingredients, its rich flavour and the humour that comes with eating it. Its origin is Italy but I made it own by adding a few special touches hear and there, I really hope you enjoy this family f......

  74. Chinese pork belly on gingered beans and rice

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Pork Belly Beans
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours
    Serves:
    4

    A delicious and nutritious treat that's rich yet fresh.

  75. Chinese pork hocks

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Pork Hocks
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    3 hours
    Serves:
    2

    We produce our own pigs and have never found a really great recipe to use the pork hocks with, until I found this one, truly amazing. The spices, soy and long slow cooking, really do these hocks amazing justice, yum.

  76. Crumbed pork fillet, red cabbage & apple braise, kumara mash & pinot jus

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    pork kumara mash
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    I created this dish last night for dinner because I love the idea of pork and red cabbage together. It was easy to make and absolutely delicious! The flavours all married well & served with a NZ pinot noir was a perfect match.

  77. Goa style kofta curry

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    kofta curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 30 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    This dish was created when I first experimented with Indian cooking 30 years ago. Goa is predominantly Christian so pork is used in cooking unlike much of the rest of the subcontinent. My dad was born in India & I was fortunate to be brought up enjoying t......

  78. Green papaya salad with crispy pork

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    pork Papaya Salad
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    8 hours
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    We have just returned from our first family holiday to Asia staying in Phuket, in Thailand and fell in love with the people, the place and the food. Fresh, clean, exotic flavours, with a bit of spice that are distinct to Thailand.

  79. Hangi pork curry

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Hangi pork curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    I love to try out different food types. Normally my father cooks wild boar according to this method but it is hard to find wild boar in Auckland, so I started to use hangi pork. Hangi pork is just a bit harder than normal pork.

  80. Klang style dry claypot pork bone tea (Bak Kut Teh)

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Claypot Pork Bone
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    In Malaysia, especially Klang town, Bak Kut Teh is almost available at every corner and every hour. Malaysians can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even supper. A dry version originated from Klang town which later become very popular around Malaysi......

  81. Pork belly & chorizo ragout

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pork Chorizo Ragout
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours
    Serves:
    4

    This Spanish style casserole is rich and spicy although not hot. The combination of melt-in-the-mouth pork belly, chorizo, tomatoes, paprika and red peppers gets a big seal of approval from my husband who has put it on the list of meals he wants again and......

  82. Pork chops with feijoa sauce

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Pork Chops Feijoa
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    Feijoas are really versatile and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. This NZ grown fruit is in season from April to June - So give this delicious recipe a try and make the most of feijoa season.

  83. Really nice pork chops

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Pork Chops
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours 10 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    My dad created this dish from scratch years ago and it quickly became a family fav! After convincing him to give me the recipe It is now a fav in my own home. My dad is a fantastic cook, and did most of the cooking when I was growing up. This recipe shows......

  84. Sweet & Sour pork

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Sweet Sour Pork
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Mum used to make this dish when we were young. The recipe was given to her by a family friend on her wedding day (in the 1960's) so it has been around a long time. Still a firm family favourite.

  85. Sweet and sour pork rolls

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Sweet & Sour pork rolls
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    25 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Sweet and sour pork is a worldwide famous Chinese dish. I put in my creative idea to make pork rolls to show skills and make it more attractive to serve, especially at the World Cup or for any special guests at special time.

  86. Trinidadian pepper pot pork stew

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Pepper pork stew
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    25 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    7 hours
    Serves:
    5

    When it is cold, there is nothing more I crave than this Trinidadian stew that has Indian, Chinese and African influences. I serve it to my friend Taren, she always ends up licking the plate! This is my version of this Caribbean favourite using a crock po......

  87. Yummy spare rib

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Spare Rib
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    8 hours
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    6

    Buy the pork spare rib with a lot of meat and marinade over night.

  88. Pork and watercress pancake pie (Boilup Pie)

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Pork Watercress Pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    25 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Inspired by Allyson Goftons Chicken & Leek Pie, I realised the pancake topping reminded me of dumplings on top of a boil up. I created this pie, which tastes so much like a reheated boilup (better the next day). The topping originated from Scotland, so it......

  89. Eggaroni pie

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Eggaroni pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    8

    They said it couldn't be done! To combine the kiwi classics - Bacon & Egg Pie and Macaroni Cheese - into a towering monument of double-decker deliciousness. After waiting years for culinary engineering to catch up with this avante garde recipe, it was fir......

  90. Family chicken pie

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Family Chicken Pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    Its a favourite family dinner dish. Its simple and tasty, healthy and easy to make. I serve it with a fresh ciabatta loaf and a green salad. Serves 6

  91. Crunchy creamy salmon pie

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Salmon Pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    6

    Easy to follow, anyone can make it easily. It is from Scotland/England. I love it because it is a simple recipe and easily followed.....you can't go wrong! Anyone can make it and it is very different! I love to cook this for dinner parties, snack with sal......

  92. Curried rice and smoked fish pie

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Rice Fish Pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This recipe is a tasty Sunday Night Dinner, easy to make and served with a salad it just fits the bill. I have been making it over the years but it was brought back to mind when my daughter who lives in Chicago requested it a couple of weeks ago when they......

  93. Roast poussin with wild mushrooms & truffle potato mash

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Poussin Mushrooms Mash
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    1 hour
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 50 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Tiny baby crispy chickens, 1 each, roasted with herbs, served with mashed potato & truffle oil, wild mushrooms, artichoke hearts, & broad beans in a cream sauce. There's something wonderful about a baby chicken all to yourself, mmmmmm, knawing on the bone......

  94. 'Mean As' risotto

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pinenut Risotto
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    35 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    In the past I've had trouble keeping this risotto in the fridge -- my flatmates would sneak in late at night and finish any leftovers. Whole toasted pine nuts are the same size as Arborio rice grains, and give the dish amazing texture as well as flavour.

  95. Roast pumpkin and sage barley risotto

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pumpkin Sage Risotto
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A delicious, creamy risotto with all of the flavour and non of the stirring.

  96. Daikon fritter with Mt-Fuji mash

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Daikon Fritter
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    3

    Daikon is so good for health. It keeps your body healthy. I'd like many people to eat Daikon radish.

  97. Yellow lemon rice

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Lemon Rice
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Very popular dish from South India. This is one is simple and easy. I have added some more ingredients to, it to make it more tasty. Even though it is a simple dish, it is richly flavoured. You can add ingredients depending on what you have. You can use l......

  98. Pukekohe potatoes with pepper sauce

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Potatoes Pepper Sauce
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Its a vegetarian recipe that is easy to make, looks great, and has a wonderful taste.

  99. Tasty yoghurt rice

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Yoghurt Rice
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:

    Mainly from South India, this is the easiest meal to prepare consuming very little time. As we are approaching spring....there is no better time to make this one. Very cooling and delicious, itsjust what you need for those hot summers or warm springs!

  100. Green Thai chicken noodle soup

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Chicken Noodle Soup
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    4

    A Thai twist on a tried and true Kiwi favorite.

  101. Marinara chowder

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Marinara chowder
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    "This dish comes from the heart of Maori Culture. Marinara Chowder gives me sense of I'm eating seafood at its tastiest optimum. I first enjoyed it at an ethnic food festival."

  102. Kadhai paneer

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Kadhai paneer
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Kadhai Paneer is a very simple North Indian dish. It is an irrestible combination of spices, capscicum and paneer. It is normally made during celebrations. This dish deserves to win as it not only tasty but also healthy!

  103. Potato & peas dry curry

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Potato Pea Curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is usually made as a gravy curry, but I like to make it dry too. It tastes as good and goes well with Roti, naan or just plain rice. Not many ingredients go into this dish yet this is full of flavour and very satisfying.

  104. Spinach casserole

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Spinach casserole
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is an excellent accompaniment to any meat or chicken main dish. I have been making this dish for over 30 years and i still make it at least once a month. Every one that tries it wants the recipe.

  105. Vitality veggie stir fry

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Veggie Stir Fry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    A quick, veggie-packed stir fry filled with fantastic Chinese flavor. Vibrant vegetables combine with silky noodles, salty soy and the heat of ginger in less time than it takes to order the take out.

  106. Beef wellington with mushroom pate

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Beef Wellington Pate
    Meal Type
    Main
    Prep Time:
    30 Mins
    Cooking Time:
    45 Mins
    Serves:
    4

    This is a delicious traditional recipe but with some classic ingredients updated for our century!

  107. Butterflied leg of lamb

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Butterflied  Lamb Leg
    Meal Type
    Main
    Prep Time:
    2 hours 15 Minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 Mins
    Serves:
    4

    A classic dish with the lamb benefiting from a rosemary marinade. A glass of Australian Shiraz or New Zealand Syrah will bring out the best of this timeless favourite.

  108. Chorizo pasta

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Chorizo pasta
    Meal Type
    Main
    Prep Time:
    5 Minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 Minutes
    Serves:
    2

    This classic dish is quick to prepare and sure to please.

  109. New Edinburgh clam chowder

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Clam Chowder
    Meal Type
    Main
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    The Manhattan version of clam chowder is made with tomatoes and tomato juice; the New England version is made with cream. In New Edinburgh (Dunedin), we do it even better. It has to do with with the climate, water quality, the shellfish, and the vegetable......

  110. Clean Eating

    Clean Eating

    Also called 'eating clean', the emphasis is placed on eating whole, 'real', less processed foods, knowing where your food has come from and how it was made. This is a more holistic approach to nutrition that is also focused on improving general health and......

  111. Guide to Grains

    Guide to Grains

    Here's a guide to help you navigate some of the new whole grains appearing in food products.

  112. Six pantry items to keep you well this winter

    Six pantry items to keep you well this winter

    Look after yourself during the cooler months and keep these six items well-stocked in your pantry for every day consumption.

  113. Why Breakfast?

    Why Breakfast?

    Kick-start your brain with breakfast: Eating breakfast provides energy for the brain and it has been shown to improve alertness – which is important for learning. Additionally, breakfast restores the body’s glucose levels – the brain’s energy source.

  114. Spaghetti with Veal and Ricotta Meatballs

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Spaghetti with Teal and Ricotta Meatballs
    Meal Type
    Dinner
    Prep Time:
    Cooking Time:
    1-1.5 hours
    Serves:
    6

    The key to a good meatball is in the texture: the goal is lightness, a lack of density. Here, veal and ricotta work together to achieve that without any compromise in flavour. You may cook the meatballs in the tomato sauce if you wish. But the meatballs a......

  115. Pumpkin spinach curry with black rice

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pumpkin spinach curry with black rice
    Meal Type
    Main
    Prep Time:
    Cooking Time:
    Serves:
    4

    I cook the pumpkin separately to the rest of this curry so it absorbs the stock flavour and remains distinct. This also helps it retain its shape. The curry can be made in advance and, as with most curries, the flavour will actually get better with a bit ......

  116. Beef Braciole

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Beef Braciole
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1-1 ½ hours
    Serves:

    Pinenuts and spinach go well with Beef. If you have any leftover it can be served cold with salad.

  117. Chicken and Hummus Fettucine

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Chicken fettucine
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:

    Quick and easy this is comfort food with a hint of Middle Eastern flavour.

  118. Crumbed Hoki with Parsnip Carrot Mash

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Crumbed Hoki
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Delicious fresh Hoki with an easy-cheesy breadcrumb coating is sure to go down a treat.

  119. Rosemary Crusted Lamb Chops

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Rosemary Crusted Lamb Chops
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:

    The creaminess of polenta matched with the crisp outside of the juicy lamb chops is delicious.

  120. Steak with Wedges and Crisp Apple Slaw

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Steak with Wedges
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 mins
    Cooking Time:
    20 mins
    Serves:
    4

    Blue cheese dressing over crisp apple slaw is the perfect accompaniment to tender steak!

  121. White bean and sausage ragout

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    White bean ragout
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    4-6

    Served with some crusty bread, this tasty stew is perfect to enjoy on a winter evening.

  122. Roast Vegetables and Chicken

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Roast Vegetables and Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    35 minutes
    Serves:

    When the weather outside is cold and everyone has had a busy day these roast vegetables will be perfect. Add succulent chicken pieces, smoky paprika and the fresh taste of juicy tomatoes. Yum. You can add other vegetables or serve it with gravy but enjoy.

  123. Meatball Tortellini Gratin

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Meatball tortellini gratin
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:

    This tasty meal works well on a busy weeknight. It is easy to make with all the ingredients for the meal in one dish. The lemon and parsley add a hint of summer freshness.

  124. Thai chicken nibbles

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Thai chicken nibbles
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:

    If you are looking for an alternative to a soy sauce based marinade these Thai flavoured nibbles are perfect. They are served with rice and broccoli in a curry sauce which you can make mild and creamy or hot and spicy.

  125. Beef and pumpkin

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Beef and pumpkin
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:

    This is a versatile recipe that can be used as a filling for wraps or pita pockets as well as being served as it is. You could swap the chickpeas for cannellini or butter beans if you like.

  126. Pork with mustard sauce

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pork with mustard sauce
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    35 minutes
    Serves:

    The mustard in this recipe seems to join all the flavours together nicely. This meal is quick and easy comfort food which is perfect for a mid-week meal or a late Sunday lunch.

  127. Chicken, Kale and Lentils

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Chicken, kale and lentils
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:

    The roasting chicken combines with the lentils and kale creating a delicious dish full of good things. A hint of chilli is countered by the creamy ricotta flavoured with garlic and tomato. Cooking it all in the oven frees up your time at the end of a busy......

  128. Stir fried salmon with snow peas

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Salmon snow peas
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    7 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    Alfa One Rice Bran Oil is perfect for all your stir fries, and this delicious salmon and snow pea recipe will be a favourite with all the family.

  129. Mango & pineapple pork stir fry

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pork stir fry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    12 minutes
    Serves:
    4-6

    A quick and easy way to prepare pork that is suitable for the whole family.

  130. Sesame Lemon Chicken Stir Fry

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Chicken stirfry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    12 minutes
    Serves:
    3-4

    A simple and tasty stir fry recipe to feed the family.

  131. Feijoada

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Feijoada
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    30 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    2 hours
    Serves:
    10

    Brazil is a mix of culture and Feijoada is part of this mix. It appeared in Brazil in the 18th century and has Portuguese and African influences. Today it's a very traditional Brazilian dish that you can find easily around the country.

  132. Cottage pie

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Cottage pie
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    45 minutes
    Serves:
    4-5

    "This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!"

  133. Nutty Bircher Muesli

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Bircher Muesli
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    5 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    Bircher Muesli is from Switzerland. My grandma makes it the best with, fresh berries and thick cream. There you eat it any time of the day. Even dinner! This recipe; however is a bit more healthy because, as we all know, breakfast is the most important me......

  134. Butterflied Chicken

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Butterflied Chicken
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    Cooking Time:
    15 to 20 minutes
    Serves:

    Butterflied Chicken: the meat has been specially prepared before cooking which allows it to retain its' juiciness and flavour. This is an easy technique that can be done at home and it's worth your time if you are after perfectly cooked chicken. Recipe su......

  135. Fish in a Paper Parcel

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Fish in a Paper Parcel
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:

    You can't go wrong with a great recipe containing fish - a good source of Omega 3 and proteins. Match your perfect meal with a great Riesling wine. Recipe supplied by The Gates Country Lodge.

  136. Hoki curry

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Hoki curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    In a hurry? Try Hoki curry.

  137. Hoki pasta

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Hoki pasta
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    A tasty and speedy fish pasta dish from Sealord.

  138. Pan fried hoki

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Pan fried hoki
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    A delicious lemony pan-fried hoki dish.

  139. Vanessa's prawn & coconut curry

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Prawn Coconut Curry
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    15 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    20 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This curry is simple yet stunning. I have made it with the smaller, cheaper Vannamei prawns with their shell on as well as with shelled Aussie king prawns. Both make an irresistible dish.

  140. Indian style prawn & mushroom rice

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Prawn Mushroom Rice
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    25 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    This is usually made with mushrooms alone....but I threw in some prawns and got an amazing result!Now I always add prawns. Its easy to make and gives such good flavour and taste.This is one of my favourite 'pot-luck' meals!

  141. Chilli & Garlic Chicken Rice

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Chili chicken rice
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    A flavorsome and spicy (but not too spicy!) dish for the whole family to enjoy.

  142. Peanut crust on lamb racks

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    lamb peanut crust
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    30 minutes
    Serves:
    4-6

    I’m a strong advocate that food should be both tasty and textural and this peanut crust ticks both those boxes. The recipe calls for a food processor but the ingredients can easily be chopped by hand. It’s important to get a crumbly paste consistency to t......

  143. Salmon & prawns with pasta

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    Salmon Prawn Pasta
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    40 minutes
    Serves:
    3

    I was inspired to create this dish one evening after doing my shop at New World. If you're a seafood lover, this pasta dish is definitely for you!

  144. Pizza Bianca

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Pizza Bianca
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    2

    Greatest pizza ever was in Sardinia: no fancy topping combo, just a simple combination of two basic flavours: perfectly crisp, hot, fast cooked pizza base, and rich super creamy melted mozzarella. Use New Zealand mozzarella, and – so long as you can get a......

  145. Poppa's kiwi curried sausages

    Rated 3 out of 5 stars

    Curried Sausages
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    20 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour
    Serves:
    6

    This is a Kiwi take on a curry with all the ingredients that are simple, delicious and cheap. The grand children love the meal. I take the NZ banger and put a Kiwi twist on a curry recipe.

  146. Perfect pork crackling

    Rated 1 out of 5 stars

    Pork crackling
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    Less than 30 mins
    Cooking Time:
    Over 2 hours
    Serves:

    One of life's great pleasures is uncovering a roast pork on the dinner table, and watching the crackling being pinched off the plate with a resounding crunch from eager mouths…

  147. Pineapple fried rice

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Pineapple fried rice
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    10 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    10 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Delicious fried rice for main also good as side dish with your barbie in summer.

  148. Taiwanese stew beef steak noodle soup

    Rated 2 out of 5 stars

    Beef Noodle Soup
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    1 hour 5 minutes
    Serves:
    12

    The seductive and famous Taiwanese stew beef steak soup with an exotic blend of spices with freshness of spring onion and tomatoes as soup base will excite your taste buds. It's a thrill to your pallete with perfectly cooked tender beef steak and chewy th......

  149. Mexican black beans and tomatoes

    Rated 0 out of 5 stars

    Mexican black beans and tomatoes
    Meal Type
    Mains
    Prep Time:
    5 minutes
    Cooking Time:
    15 minutes
    Serves:
    4

    Not only is the tomatoes and black beans base full of flavour (especially when you add the jalapenos!), this base recipe is really versatile.