A nourishing rice dish starring sustainably fished, premium quality Sirena tuna. Infused with the fresh, juicy saltiness of Kalamata olives alongside red onion sauteed in sundried tomato oil, these punchy flavours will keep alive memories of the beach irrespective of the season.
Serving Suggestions: Sprinkle with additional fresh parsley, freshly toasted pine nuts and optional crumbled feta. Serve on its own or with olive oil-drizzled bread.
Ingredients: Sirena tuna, arborio rice, vegetable stock (gluten free), sundried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, red onion, pine nuts, parmesan, black pepper, parsley.
Our vegetarian spin on this Russian classic bears a hearty taste without a heavy feel. Antioxidant-rich mushrooms and fibre-charged butter beans are smothered in a lush sauce of onion, tomato, and a hint of sweet paprika. We stir through a touch of light sour cream as a finale and top with a parsley garnish.
Come to think of it, there’d be no better combo to represent Kahani’s late maternal grandparents – her Russian grandmother (the Stroganoff Queen) meets her English grandfather (the ultimate Mr. Butter Bean). Here’s to them!
Serving Suggestions: This splendidly saucy stroganoff pairs extra well with pasta, but also mighty fine atop mashed potatoes, rice, and/or steamed greens.
Find in this healthified, family-friendly lasagne wholemeal pasta sheets, fresh basil, and layers of roasted pumpkin, eggplant, and cherry tomatoes. Chopped pecans and cottage cheese hidden within further give her a special twist. Topped with traditional bechamel sauce and pumpkin-spiced pepitas. Mamma mia!
Serving suggestions: Keep it light and fresh with a side salad or bulk up your meal with some crusty bread and extra veggies.
Hey presto, it’s a homemade pesto! Nick’s original zesty basil sauce has the creamy texture we love pesto for but leaves behind the cream of restaurant sauces and the additives of store-bought jars. Smoked bacon and sundried tomatoes add bold bursts of flavour while the juicy chicken breast chunks and baby peas keep this dish tasting fresh. Toasted pine nuts and shaved parmesan work a treat to top it off.
Pasta not included.
Serving suggestions: Serve atop your favourite type of pasta or combined with arborio rice for a refreshing risotto.
The one the whole fam can’t get enough of. Featuring red wine, traditional herbs and a creamy layer of ricotta sandwiched inside (what makes this a special one!). With a crusty, crunchy lid, this Italian classic will not disappoint.
Serving suggestions: This filling dish goes well with your favourite few vegetables or a side salad to lighten things up.
A traditional Italian pasta dish with a nutmeg and garlic-infused vegetarian filling. Featuring loads of fiber and antioxidants from the spinach and using low fat ricotta, this dish is super simple but will put a smile on all faces around the table.
Serving suggestions: This filling dish goes perfectly with a light side salad and garlic bread or focaccia. Ingredients: Low fat ricotta, cheddar cheese, spinach, cannelloni tubes, free range egg yolk, nutmeg, garlic, tomato, salt, pepper.
SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI
We have a wee bit of an obsession with sweet potato, and this vibrant, vegelicious show-stopper of a dish is no exception. Hand-rolled, pan-fried sweet potato gnocchi made from scratch, tossed with broccoli in a garlic sage butter sauce. The definition of pleasure.
Serving suggestions: Splendid on its own, or topped with toasted pine-nuts and a squeeze of lemon juice.