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Tomato and lentil soup

This simple soup is flavoured with warm spices, then blended to a velvety smooth texture and topped with yogourt. Serve...


Mixed bean chili soup

This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed legumes, making it an...


Braised whole sea bass with chermoula

Sea bass makes an impressive meal, and its delicious flesh is moist, tender and sweet. Here it's stuffed with an...


Persian-style lamb shanks with figs

Roasting lamb shanks before slowly braising them removes much of the fat and gives a wonderful flavour, which perfectly complements...


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Mediterranean roasted lamb

Just a few fresh ingredients, simply cooked, make a warmly satisfying meal. Eggplants and shallots, whose flavours intensify with roasting,...


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Tomato, shrimp and pepper pasta

Rice and corn pasta is great for those with a wheat intolerance. It cooks and tastes just like wheat pasta...


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Fusilli with summer pesto

Whole wheat pasta is a good source of complex carbohydrate and has a low GI value. Tossed with steamed summer...


Stuffed Zucchini

In this delicious vegetarian dish, thick slices of large zucchini are hollowed out and filled with a tasty stuffing based...


Sweet Potato and Cucumber Salad

Sweet potatoes are a healthy alternative to their cousin, the potato. They are high in vitamins A and C, and...


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Fresh Coleslaw with Crispy Spinach Roti

Flatbreads are my favourite bread recipes to make at home. Store-bought varieties have shortening or vegetable oil added to make...


Jerk Chicken

While jerk seasonings are easily accessible in most grocery stores, they can be high in fat. Preparing your own is...


Thai Vibe

This Thai-inspired noodle salad contains kelp noodles which are easily available at your local health stores. Kelp is a seaweed...


Paul Finkelstein’s ‘Breakfast Noodle Soup

"Noodle soup with vegetables is a popular breakfast in many parts of the world," says 'Finkelstein. "I love breakfast soup...


Southwest Pork Chops

Brighten up a meal of pork chops with a medley of tomatoes, zucchini, corn and black beans.


Saag Paneer with Tomatoes

The literal translation of saag paneer is spinach with cheese. Serve this flavourful dish with brown rice and a flatbread,...

Curried Israeli Couscous and Walnut Pilaf

This middle-eastern inspired recipe will please anyone craving a bit of spice. Dried currants, lemon, honey and walnuts give texture...


Seasonal Vegetable & Tofu Stir-fry

This stir-fry combines colourful, crisp veggies with the meaty texture of tofu and the sweet-and-sour taste of Chinese five spice


Amanda’s Ginger Yam Mash

Grated fresh ginger adds warmth and depth of flavour to classic mashed yams.


Guacamole

The word guacamole comes from the Nahuatl words for "avocado" (ahuacatl) and "mixture," or "concoction" (molli)'and what a beautiful "concoction"...


Chunky Grape Salsa

Kids will love having this fruity dip with their chips for an afternoon snack. Grape salsa also makes a great...

Chicken in Tikka Masala Yogurt Sauce

Apricots, almonds and a spicy yogurt marinade bring chicken breasts to life. Serve with a side of your favourite vegetables...


Spanish Platter

Garlicky shrimp, fruity roasted peppers and fat green olives turn your dinner table into a tapas bar.


Vietnamese Noodle Soup

If you have any meat, vegetable or tofu leftovers in the fridge, this Vietnamese staple is your chance to give...


Couscous and Squash Salad

This quick-to-make salad matches chewy Israeli couscous with super-nutritious squash and walnuts. Try pairing it with a crisp Chardonnay.


Raw Pad Thai

Try this vegan, raw version of the spicy and delicious Thai classic Pad Thai.