Quinoa Beetroot Patties

I got this message last week: “Hi Kath, I have looked high and low for the quinoa beetroot patties you sent out in a newsletter once. Are they on your website please? hashtag missing them!!” Thanks Sal. It was 2012 when I shared this delightful recipe – 4 years ago Sal! I understand the hunting […]

Pip’s Easy Peasy Homemade Mayonnaise

This is so good and so fast, you’ll never buy horrid commercial mayo again. This is Pip’s recipe. (Pip is one-half of the dynamic duo behind the Farmhouse Kitchen). Years ago at a co-op meeting, I was having a moan to her that I couldn’t find a mayo recipe the whole tribe enjoyed (“too runny”, […]

Zucchini and Basil Soup

A quick, fresh tasting soup that’s as nourishing and soothing as Autumn. For 4 Serves Using a wide pan gently saute 1 onion in some oil and butter until soft and translucent. Add crushed garlic sliced fresh chilli (optional) 6 sliced zucchini (use small ones) 1 diced kumara Turn up the heat and saute until […]

Tomato Miso Soup

I adore this soup, its one of the highlights of my tomato season. Best of all there’s no fiddly peeling or de-seeding to do – you’ll be slurping soup 15minutes after you picked the tomatoes. For 1 soup bowl: 4 or 5 homegrown tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 or 2 garlic cloves, crushed 100ml stock or […]