Did you attend our recent cooking demonstration at the Bundy Flavours Festival? If you did, you would have seen me make some delicious, healthy recipes using a vast array of local produce.

Here’s the recipes from the day and if you’d like to know where to source the ingredients, visit Nana’s Pantry for the pantry items (vinegar and the like; plus, the also have local garlic, ginger and more) and Learmonth’s Foodworks (for pantry items and great avocados, garlic and the like (don’t forget, always ask if they’re local!) or Beemart for fresh produce (don’t forget, always ask if they’re local!) and Tender Sprouted Meats for top quality local beef or lamb to marinate with our delicious marinade recipe.

You can also visit our Local Produce page for a full rundown on WHAT you can buy that is locally produced and WHERE to buy it!

 

AVOCADO & LEMON MYRTLE DRESSING

3 tbsp filtered water

100 g avocado (roughly 1 medium avocado)

1 tbsp Australian olive oil (or macadamia oil)

1 tbsp coconut oil

2 tbsp AYAM coconut cream

1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp Dijon mustard

 ½ tsp sea salt/ Himalayan salt

 ½ tsp lemon myrtle powder

2 tsp lemon juice

Blend together till perfectly smooth and dress your salad with it! You can source most of these ingredients at Nana’s Pantry, including the lemon myrtle!

 

GINGER-TUMERIC DRESSING

2 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed)

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar

2 tbsp honey / 100% maple syrup / coconut syrup

¼ cup good quality tamari (or coconut aminos)

¼ cup Australian olive oil

2 cloves garlic

2.5 cm fresh ginger (peeled)

1 cm fresh turmeric (peeled)

Blend on speed 10 until smooth. Dress your salads with it! OR, marinate meat overnight with this delicious dressing, come, marinade!

NB. You can source most of these ingredients at Nana’s Pantry!

 

MACADAMIA RICOTTA

Soak 1 level cup of macadamias in ½ cup filtered water for half an hour; then tip nuts and water into a blender

Add 1 tbsp lemon

½ tsp sea salt/Himalayan salt

½ tsp apple cider vinegar

2 tsp nutritional yeast

Blend briefly on a medium speed until a slightly crunchy texture is achieved

NB. You can source most of these ingredients at Nana’s Pantry!