Recipes

Homemade Hummus with Crunchy Dukkah Topping

You’ll Need: 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 60ml fresh lemon juice 60ml tahini 1 clove garlic 30ml Vasse Virgin Mild & Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ teaspoon ground cumin Salt 50g Vasse Virgin Bush Tomato Dukkah Vasse Virgin Chilli Pressed EVOO Method: Place the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, olive oil and cumin in a food processer and process on high speed until combined and smooth. Add a...

Rich Chocolate Cake with Mascarpone and Pickled Blueberries

  Ingredients: 125gm unsalted butter 200gm bittersweet chocolate, chopped 3 tablespoons water 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup plain flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 4 large eggs, separated 1 cup caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste Two pinches sea salt 250gm mascarpone cheese 1 jar Vasse Virgin Pickled Blueberries 1 heaped tablespoon Vasse Virgin Pure Honey Method: Heat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan...

Pork & Pepperberry Stir Fry

Ingredients: (to serve 4) 4x Pork fillets Selection of Asian greens and vegetables • Peanut oil Char-siu Sauce Light Soy Sauce Vasse Virgin Pepperberry Dukkah   Directions: Thinly slice each fillet of pork, then marinate them in the char-siu sauce and refrigerate for 20 minutes. 2. In the meantime, chop your selection of Asian greens and assorted vegetables. Heat them gently in a wok. Quickly sear the pork slices in peanut oil....

Wattle Seed Crusted Lamb Loin

Ingredients: (to serve 4) 800g Lamb loin Dijon mustard Vasse Virgin Wattle Seed Dukkah 600g Potatoes 200ml Cream 50g Butter   Directions: Sear the lamb loins in a hot pan then let them cool before brushing each one with the Dijon mustard. Roll the lamb loins in the dukkah and finish them in the oven until cooked through. Prepare a potato mash using the potatoes, cream and butter. Serve the lamb...

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Goat's Cheese

Ingredients: (to serve 4) 800g Pumpkin gnocchi 300g Goat cheese Vasse Virgin Basil Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil Vasse Virgin Macadamia Nut Dukkah   Directions: Gently cook the pumpkin gnocchi, following the instructions, then strain. Mix gnocchi together with soft goat cheese (such as chèvre) and then drizzle with the basil olive oil. Finish with a generous sprinkle of the dukkah. Enjoy!

Cajun Chicken Salad

Ingredients: (to serve 4) Cajun spice mix 4x Chicken thighs 300g Tomatoes 200g Spinach leaves Vasse Virgin Bush Tomato Dukkah Vasse Virgin Chilli Balsamic Vinegar   Directions: Coat the chicken thighs with the spice mix and sear in a hot pan until the outside is blackened. Finish in the oven until cooked through. Whilst the chicken is cooking, assemble the salad with ripe tomatoes and fresh spinach leaves. Drizzle with the...

Pull-Apart Christmas Tree with Basil EVOO and Sundried Tomato & Chilli Pesto

Ingredients: 1 lb. refrigerated Pizza Dough Egg wash (1 egg whisked with 1 tbsp water) 7 Mozzarella sticks 1/4 cup melted Butter 1/2 cup thinly grated Parmesan 2 tbsp Vasse Virgin Basil Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tbsp chopped Parsley 1 tbsp chopped Rosemary Vasse Virgin Sundried Tomato & Chilli Pesto (warmed for serving)   Method: Preheat the oven to 230 degrees celsius. Line a large baking tray with parchment...

Lemon & Garlic Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 head of Garlic (10 to 15 cloves) 1/4 cup Vasse Virgin Extra Virgin Olive Oil 5 tbsp fresh Lemon juice Lemon zest Pinch of Salt 1 tbsp Vasse Virgin Hot & Spicy Chilli Balsamic Vinegar 200gm Spaghetti Fresh grated Parmesan   Method: Place peeled garlic cloves in an oven safe dish, drizzle with olive oil and cover with foil. Oven roast at 400° for 30-40 minutes (until lightly...

Tomato and Olive Salad

Ingredients: 80gm Baby Spinach, roughly torn 2 cup Cherry Tomatoes, mixture of red and yellow, halved 100gm Mozzarella pearls 2/3 cup Kalamata olives, pitted 1/2 small red Onion, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp Vasse Virgin Basil Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste   Method: Prepare the ingredients by halving tomatoes, tearing up the baby spinach leaves, and slicing the onion. Place spinach, tomatoes, mozzarella, olives and onion into...