Barley Risotto

This recipe was spotted in Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbook called NOPI, visit his website http://www.ottolenghi.co.uk and have a look around.  I did not have the watercress so made as per the instructions below and found this a great alternative to your standard rice risotto.  Delicious, mushroomy, creamy risotto from barley, spinach and organic vegetable stock powder. As…

Raspberry Coconut Mousse

Hello friends, a sweet (but not too sweet) treat that looks stunning for your special occasion, but is very simple to make 🙂 To get maximum impact you will need some nice looking glasses (not too big is good), some baby mint leaves (raid a garden) and a piping bag with a large star nozzle…

Roasted Cauliflower and Parsnip Soup

Greetings 🙂 The last couple of weeks we have been very busy kicking off our Wednesday afternoon cooking workshops at Youth Space in Palmerston North. What great fun, with around 10 – 12 teens cooking with us each Wednesday. Today’s recipe is a thick and tasty roasted cauliflower and parsnip soup garnished with fresh thyme.