Kiwi Coulis & Apple

SERVES 4 PREP 5 minutes + cooling COOK 5 minutes COST $1.95 a serve INGREDIENTS ✛¼ cup caster sugar ✛2 green kiwifruit, chopped ✛2 cups thick vanilla yoghurt ✛1 small red-skinned apple, unpeeled, cored, chopped ✛1 golden kiwifruit, peeled, chopped METHOD Combine the caster sugar and 2 tablespoons water in a small saucepan over low heat.…

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Zesty Strawberry

SERVES 4 PREP 5 minutes  + 20 minutes to stand COST $2 a serve INGREDIENTS ✛200g strawberries, quartered ✛1 tablespoon icing sugar ✛1 teaspoon lemon juice ✛2 cups thick vanilla yoghurt ✛1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest METHOD Combine  strawberries, icing sugar and juice in a large glass bowl. Stand for 20 minutes or until…

Mocha Chequerboard Cake

SERVES 12 PREP 1 hour COOK 1 hour 15 minutes + 2 hours 10 minutes to cool COST $1.90 a serve INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules, plus 2 tablespoons extra ⅔ cup milk, warmed, plus ⅔ cup extra 250g butter, at room temperature, plus 250g extra 1 cup caster sugar, plus 1 cup…

Citrus Chequerboard Roll

SERVES 6 PREP 30 minutes COOK 10 minutes + cooling + 30 minutes to chill COST $1.20 a serve INGREDIENTS 3 eggs, at room temperature ½ cup caster sugar, plus 1 tablespoon extra ½ cup self-raising flour, triple sifted 2 teaspoons grated orange zest, plus extra, coarsely grated, to serve Orange and yellow food colouring…

Lamb Rogan Josh with Coconut Sambal

SERVES 6 PREP 15 minutes COOK 2 hours 10 minutes COST $3.35 a serve Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable or peanut oil 600g lamb shoulder, cut into 3cm pieces 1 onion, finely chopped ⅔ cup rogan josh curry paste 2 large beef stock cubes 2 cinnamon sticks 550g pumpkin, chopped 270ml can coconut milk 420g can…

Sun-dried Tomato & Chorizo Risotto

SERVES 4 PREP 15 minutes COOK 45 minutes COST $3.35 a serve Ingredients 3 large chicken stock cubes 1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil 2 fresh chorizo sausages 20g butter 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1⅔ cups arborio rice ½ cup drained sun-dried tomatoes, thinly sliced ⅓ cup freshly grated parmesan 420g…

Chicken Cacciatore with Olive Salsa

  SERVES 6 PREP 15 minutes COOK 1 hour 30 minutes COST $3.45 a serve ¼ cup plain flour 8 (1.5kg) small chicken thigh cutlets 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes 1 large chicken stock cube ½ cup…

Hearty Beef & Black-eyed Bean Soup

Take one trusty pan and your favourite winter ingredients to create  these simple and delicious dinners the whole family will love SERVES 6 PREP 15 minutes + 2 hours to soak COOK 2 hours COST $3.15 a serve Ingredients ⅔ cup dried black-eyed beans 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil 600g casserole beef steak, cut…