What’s In?

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This time we’re not referring to what’s in season for our wardrobe but instead what’s in season for our fridge!! We’ve welcomed July with open arms and now it’s time to prepare for the month ahead. When you know exactly what is in season for produce, cooking is made easier. So we’ve done our research and know  exactly what storms we can cook up this month!

Cooking In July

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       Fruit:

  • Avocados
  • Custard apples
  • Fuji apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwifruit
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Mandarins
  • Nashi
  • Navel oranges
  • Pineapple
  • Pink lady apples
  • Pomegranates
  • Quinces
  • Red delicious apples
  • Rhubarb

Vegetables:

  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Broccolini
  • Brown onions
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Chinese greens
  • Dutch carrots
  • English spinach
  • Fennel
  • Gai lan (Chinese broccoli)
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Jerusalem artichokes
  • Kumara or sweet potatoes
  • Leeks
  • Olives
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkin
  • Silverbeet
  • Spinach
  • Witlof

HAPPY COOKING

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Cheesecake Sandwiches

Home, Food & Body, The Dressing Room

Have you ever associated a cheesecake with a sandwich??

Well here it is . .

Makes: 10  Prep: 15 minutes (plus chilling)

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 200g sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, finely grate zest
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice, finely grate zest
  • 1/4 cup thickened cream
  • 1/2 cup of chopped can pears
  • 200g packet of lattice biscuits
  • icing sugar for dusting
Method:

1. In a large bowl combine coconut, condensed milk, juices and zest, stirring until thick. Fold cream through then pears

2. Spoon 2 tablespoons of mixture onto each of half the biscuits. Sandwich together with remaining biscuits and arrange on a tray.

3. Chill for 15 minutes. Dust with icing sugar to serve.