Smart lunchbox staples

And back-to-school they go across the country, fuelled with good food for good learning.

An easy and satisfying Greek meal to make at home. And because it's so simple, it can be yours any night of the week. 
Everything you love about a sushi roll, only it’s a sandwich. Layers of spicy tuna, pickled radish and avocado is sandwiched with a mix of brown rice, quinoa and...
These versatile, vegetarian-friendly fritters are deliciously crisp and enriched with the salty, umami edge of feta. 
Use any nut butters you please, but I particularly like almond and sesame butters together. There's something magical about dates and tahini in a sticky sweet union!
Here’s a fun idea for a picnic or Sunday lunch - a loaf you don't need to slice! Simply pull sections apart to serve. The secret is in the way the uncooked dough...

The versatile grape

Grape ideas for every kind of meal.

Our grain bowl is a base of mixed grains (quinoa, wild rice, freekeh), topped with tuna, cauliflower that’s been tossed in caraway salt and roasted until caramelised....
This simple Italian pancake bread is made  from chickpea (gram) flour, water and oil and, when cooked right, it is crispy on the outside with a warm and soft...
Buckwheat, a pseudo-grain like quinoa and amaranth, is gluten free and has a delicious earthy taste that teams well with sweet grapes and nutty hazelnuts....
This is an excellent simple summer dessert. The sweet and icy granita keeps things cool and refreshing, giving way to the juicy pop of the fresh grapes. The...
It might be more unusual to see fruit instead of vegetables in a pickling liquid, but we pickle lots of fruit and find the vinegar offsets its sweetness...

Lime sunshine

Limes burst onto the scene in the sweetest possible way.

This tropical take on Australia’s much loved lemon delicious pudding sees finely diced pineapple, coconut and zesty lime take centre stage. #BringBackTheClassics
Layers of sweet meringue and mango ripple ice-cream combine together with toasty coconut flakes and roasted macadamias tp make the ultimate tropical cake –...
The base for this light and summery tart can be made a couple of days in advance and stored in an airtight container. Use any berries or summer fruits that are in...
"These lime, coconut and mint balls are the perfect healthy treat and great in the summer time because they're a little bit tropical and such a yummy, satisfying...
Mmm… this beautifully tangy little parfait is set off to perfection by the crisp chilli toffee. These make an impressive final flourish to any meal.

Indigenous Australian flavours

Celebrate ingredients like saltbush, wattleseed, pepperberries and quandong.

This salty, herby native Australian green adds wonderful flavour to meat dishes; call it the Aussie bay leaf, if you will. They are extra tasty when deep-fried, giving...
There is much debate about the merits of hot pineapple but I remain firmly in the positive camp. These are a grown-up version of pineapple fritters that I used to...
"Every element of this dish is so uniquely Australian and the use of bush food adds an authenticity to it. Hervey bay scallops are famous for their sweet, white...
Dense with lemon myrtle-scented quince and soaked with the poaching syrup, this cake is just as wonderful served warm as a dessert or for afternoon tea. 
The wattleseeds add a nutty, coffee-like flavour and smell fantastic when sliced hot.
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