5 minute recipe for mum - Strawberries stuffed with Nutella chocolate spread

Dean Fountain

This is a 5 minute recipe for mum.

Ingredients

  • 12 large fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Nutella
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • Caster sugar

Directions

  • Take out stems of strawberries. Using a small knife, cut out centres; pipe Nutella into strawberries.
  • Use a toothpick each side of each strawberry. Holding toothpick, (be quick) dip stem end of strawberry into melted chocolate; allow excess to drip off. Sprinkle with hazelnuts or whatever you prefer; place strawberries on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, point side up. Remove toothpicks; refrigerate strawberries until set - doesn't take long.
  • Just before serving, dust with caster sugar.
Nutrition Facts
1 stuffed strawberry: 100 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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Recipe: Salad with horopito dressing; horopito and NZ spinach risotto

Dean Fountain

horopito and spinach risotto

To keep with the indigenous theme, you can use New Zealand spinach in your risotto. 

  1. A good dose of  olive oil on medium heat, soften a finely sliced onion and a few cloves of garlic.
  2. Add two handfuls of arborio rice per serving and a pinch or three of dried horopito per serving. Continue stirring.
  3. If you like add wine here, otherwise slowly... begin adding ladles of vegetable stock, one at a time, stirring until the liquid is absorbed.
  4. Meanwhile, wash and chop the spinach.  Cook it with a little butter and a small amount of water (i use the microwave!)
  5. Alternatively– blend the NZ spinach with a stick blender into a paste. This will make your risotto a wonderful green shade, rather than white with bits of green.
  6. When rice is cooked, blend in spinach, salt to flavour, add a knob of butter (optional).
  7. Grate parmiggiano generously over the dish.

2. Salad with horopito dressing

I used horopito leaves (you can pick your own if its in the garden and use fresh leaves) with a full flavour along with strawberries and tomatoes.

For the dressing I shook together a dollop of extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and two pinches of horopito.

 

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FAQ's about Diatomaceous Earth

Dean Fountain

WHAT IS IT?

What is Love Your Gut Powder made from?

Love Your Gut Powder is organic Diatomaceous Earth – also known as Fossil Shell Flour (Amorphous Silica). Love Your Gut Powder is food-grade, meeting the strict criteria of Food Standards Australia & New Zealand.

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Recipe: Roast kumara halves with crispy bacon & horopito mayo

Dean Fountain

Recipe supplied by DELANEY MES from Stuff.co.nz article.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/recipes/106103626/recipes-brussels-sprout-salad-roast-kumara-with-horopito-mayo-and-cauliflower-mustard-puree

 

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Horopito Wild Herb Seasoning

Dean Fountain

Rhayne – Horopito Wild Herb Seasoning, Makrut Lime Leaf Salt, Porcini & Sea Salt.

Horopito is New Zealand's native pepper tree, sustainable, hand-picked from NZ native bush. These herb salt & pepper seasonings are chefs and home cooks best friend. 

Made in New Zealand with native spice and organic sea salt, freshly ground peppercorns; Makrut lime leaves. Provide a new addition to the spice rack. 


Guaranteed to be a talking point at the next BBQ, with Makrut Lime Leaf Salt suited with seafood and curries, with Horopito suited to meats and game.  

Hunters and Fisherman are impressed with our  lime, porcini and horopito subtle flavours to enhance their rewarding catch. Rhayne products are a great way to enhance the dishes you already prepare in your kitchen.

The Horopito bushes must be at least five years old before they are harvested.

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