‘Summer’ Category

  1. Roast Vegies Mediterranean Style

    by Shell

    Ingredients (serves 8)

    • 1 Butternut pumpkin, halved, seeded, peeled, thickly sliced
    • 2 red onions, cut into wedges
    • 4 large potatoes, cut in to wedges
    • 1 red capsicum, halved, seeded, thickly sliced length ways
    • 200g green olives
    • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
    • Olive oil spray
    • 100g feta cheese, crumbled


    1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Place the pumpkin, potatoes,  onion, capsicum, olives and rosemary in a roasting pan. Spray with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast for 35 minutes or until vegetables are tender and just starting to brown.
    2. Sprinkle the feta cheese over the vegetables. Roast for a further 3 minutes or until the feta cheese melts.


    • Serves 8 as an accompaniment.
    • This can also be done in the BBQ.

  2. Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

    by Shell


    • 2 fresh buffalo mozzarella (260g), torn into bite-sized pieces
    • 500g cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 2 tablespoons torn fresh basil leaves
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


    1. Arrange cheese and tomatoes on serving platter and top with basil.
    2. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with salt and freshly ground pepper.

  3. Summer Chicken Sauce

    by Shell

    Perfect for chicken and salad.


    • 3 tlbsp Oil
    • 2 Onions chopped finely
    • 1 tbsp curry powder
    • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
    • 2 tbsp apricot jam
    • 1/2 cup mayo
    • 1/2 cup whipped cream


    1. Combine and cook the oil, onion and curry powder until onion is soft
    2. Combine all ingredients with onion mixture