Freekeh salad with macadamia, barberries and feta
Modern Australian / Recipes / Salads / Vegetarian

Freekeh salad with macadamia, barberries and feta

Freekeh is wheat  harvested when still young and green, then roasted and rubbed to remove the grain from chaff. It has a special smoky flavour and is quite rich in fibre and protein. It is traditionally cooked as a stew, however chefs of modern Middle Eastern cuisine are reinventing this ancient grain and using it … Continue reading

Kale, sun dried apricots, walnuts, asparagus and beetroot salad
Modern Australian / Salads / Vegetarian

Kale, sun dried apricots, walnuts, asparagus and beetroot salad

The tangy taste of the sun-dried apricots teams up really well with the crunchiness of walnuts to give this salad an interesting twist on flavours. The Beetroot and the grilled sweet potato introduce a lovely sweetness which contrasts quite well with the sourness of the dressing. prep time: 20 min cooking time: 30 – 45 min … Continue reading

Mediterranean style rice paper rolls with grilled asparagus and haloumi
Mezze / Side dishes / Modern Australian / Vegetarian

Mediterranean style rice paper rolls with grilled asparagus and haloumi

Taking a bite out of these rolls, is like having all the flavours of an antipasto platter exploding in your mouth at the same time. Absolutely delicious and so light, it is my Mediterranean twist on the very popular ‘Vietnamese rice paper rolls’. I wanted a gluten-free and light alternative to the usual crusty bread piled … Continue reading

Grilled fig salad with pomegranate molasses and caramelised walnuts.
Mezze / Side dishes / Modern Australian / Salads

Grilled fig salad with pomegranate molasses and caramelised walnuts.

The sweet and salty flavours pair so well in this refreshing salad. It has various textures too which makes it a delight to the palette. Note: for a vegetarian option, omit the prosciutto and scatter extra cheese pieces on top of salad. Serves: Two people Prep Time: 15 min Cooking time: 5 min 4 figs … Continue reading