'ave an avocado

With buckets of flavour and good fats, this vibrant fruit is right at home in dips, salads and even ice-cream.

This is an interesting and adventurous dish, which can be enjoyed as a main or side salad. Preparation here is very important because there is no cooking involved.
Avocado toast is getting all the attention on Instagram, but we reckon good ol' guacamole is always a winner.
Pokē (pronounced ‘po-kay’) is a traditional Hawaiian salad of raw fish, similar to the Spanish ceviche or Italian crudo. Paired with rice, it makes for a tasty,...
“This is a great alternative to a regular pound cake and great for those half eaten avos that might be lurking around in your fridge or fruit bowl. I was...
In Jamaica, avocados (which are sometimes referred to as alligator pears) are commonly eaten with a hard, sweet bread known as bulla, as well as made into a...

Let's do the meringue-o

We all love an Aussie pav, but there's plenty of other meringe magic to be had. Get into these sweet, textural treats.

Think pavlova, Mexican-style. Believed to have originated in Monterrey in Mexico’s north-east, mostachon is a traditional meringue cake, which typically includes...
This is a very Icelandic combination; they love liquorice and chocolate. 
The subtly sweet water and soft, slightly chewy meat of the young coconut are prized ingredients in Thai sweets. This pie creation from Chiang Rai’s Charin Garden...
Bananas are ubiquitous on this Caribbean island and have a natural affinity with brown sugar, one of Jamaica’s most famous exports. The first printed recipe for...
Bombe Alaska is a retro ice-cream and meringue dessert that never fails to impress. In this version, we have made individual portions using vanilla ice-cream...
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Permisison to dip

Slap on your host hat, buy a baguette and whip up these party-perfect dips. Colourful crudites seal the deal.

This is a great recipe for a picnic as it puts a unique twist on a traditional dip and is sure to be a favourite! It's a versatile dish - not only is it easy to show...
Central Asia has vast flat plains, including the world’s largest steppe region, ‘the Great Steppe’, as well as mountain regions. This expanse of grassland is...
In my opinion, Jerusalem artichokes are highly underrated (and underutilised!). Roasting brings out the sweet nuttiness of this fabulous root vegetable – perfect...
An extra portion for all bean-sheller helpers here! Don’t be put off by the need to start with skinned beans: buy them already skinned (I have seen them in a few...
This traditional wholemeal flatbread gets its flakiness from the layers of ghee that are added to the dough as it is rolled.