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15 Father’s Day Recipes Dad Is Sure To Love

Treat Dad to all his favourite foods this Father's Day, with these 15 Fathers Day Recipes Dad Is Sure To Love....

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Horopito Roast Lamb with Orange & Mint Sauce

To me, a roast lamb is the epitome of a family roast dinner. Sunday dinners at my parents’ and grandparents’ meant the aroma of a roast lamb or hogget, which always came with rich gravy made from the pan drippings.

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Mānuka Honey-Roasted Tītī

Tītī, also called mutton bird, is known for its unique mutton-like flavour and texture.

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Buttermilk Brined Lamb With Mint & Pistachio Relish

The secret to this succulent leg of lamb is the buttermilk brine, bringing out juicy flavours that pair wonderfully with the mint and pistachio relish. 

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Scandi Seafood Smorgasbord

Featuring smoked salmon, prawns with whipped ricotta, rye and chive crepes and a sweet pickled cucumber salad with chopped egg, there’s something for everyone on this Scandi-inspired seafood smorgasbord.

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Chilean Style Hot Crab Dip

Perfect to serve when entertaining, this creamy crab dip is topped with manchego cheese and grilled until golden and bubbling.

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Mozzarella-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Creamy Tomato & Chilli Sauce

This mouthwatering pasta dish is a true crowd-pleaser. Stuffed with mozzarella, herbs, lemon and garlic, the hearty chicken breasts are the star of the show.

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Oven-Baked Crispy Buffalo Hot Chicken Sandwich

This deluxe hero sandwich makes the most of family-favourite ingredient, the chicken breast. Marinaded in a spicy buffalo sauce then panko-crumbed and oven roasted to crispy perfection, this chicken couldn’t be tastier.

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Silver Fern Farms Lamb Mezze Platter with Couscous Salad & Grilled Vegetables

Silver Fern Farms’ delicious cuts of grass-fed lamb, beef and venison help create delicious summer meals, like this easy mezze platter.

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Green Tomato & Mussel Pasta

Heirloom tomatoes range in variety from apple to deep green, stripped and speckled. These varieties are green even when they are ripe. They have a fresh flavour with a subtle floral sweetness. Look for ones that have smooth and firm skin. With green heirloom tomatoes paired with green-lipped mussels, basil, rocket and spinach pasta, this meal is a real green feast.

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Jaggery Goat Curry With Roti

Beautifully spiced and with a richness from bone marrow, this Jaggery Goat Curry recipe from Minoli De Silva is a must-try for all lovers of curry.

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Ron’s Chicken Biryani

I’ve grown up eating my dad’s biryani and it is essential at our home-celebrated occasions.

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Smoky Black Garlic Chicken & Black Rice Tray Bake

Bulbs of fresh garlic that have been cooked (and cured) at very low temperature for up to a month are called ‘black garlic’. These soft, deep black cloves have no resemblance in flavour to raw garlic, but taste like a mixture of balsamic vinegar, miso and molasses. It’s a flavour that pairs beautifully with chicken and porcini mushroom in this super easy to make tray bake dish.

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Salmon Sashimi with Pickled Pink Oyster Mushroom & Shallot Dressing

Oyster mushrooms are a delicate fan-shaped variety of the fungi family. Pink oyster mushrooms are a blushed variety. Popular at farmers’ markets, they have both a delicate texture and flavour, that pairs beautifully with this salmon sashimi and shallot dressing.

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Chickpea Pasta with Burnt Butter & Broccolini

Packed full of vitamins, plant-based protein and beloved all over the world, chickpeas are nutritional powerhouses. If you have any dried or canned chickpeas in your pantry, stretch your ingredients (and your budget) further with this delicious chickpea pasta with lemon, burnt butter and broccolini.

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Cheese & Broken Pasta Bake with Salami & Caper Crumb

We all have that section in our pantry where the almost empty packets of dried pasta live. This recipe embraces different-shaped dried pasta and all the leftovers from a cheese and charcuterie board to make a scrumptious meal.

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San Francisco Style Clam Chowder

Try this warming clam chowder served San Francisco style inside a sourdough cob loaf. Topped with crispy streaky bacon, this couldn’t be more tasty.

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Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup with Pumpkin

Thai food always tantalises, and this vegetarian Thai red curry noodle soup with roasted pumpkin is no exception. Make your own red curry paste with this super easy recipe.

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Pasta with Lemon, Garlic & Parmesan

Embrace the simple and divine flavours of Italy with this lemon, garlic and parmesan pasta. With garlic simmered in white wine and lemon juice, this dish has all the best flavours.

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Crispy Fried Beef with Orange Peel & Black Tea Vinegar

This recipe is the perfect starter for a Chinese inspired banquet. If you would prefer to serve it as a main, it is best with steamed Asian greens.

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One Pot Wonder Lamb Curry

A warming winter one pot wonder. This recipe is special because it’s a dish that brings the family together. Known to be a good flavoured curry all over the world. It’s a classic.

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Gujarati Fish Curry

Gujarat is located on the west coast of India and has easy access to fishing. Fresh fish is a popular once a week Wednesday dish in our home. This is quick and super simple with a tasty curry gravy.

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Stir Fried Cauliflower and Peas

Ready in less than 30 minutes, this cauliflower peas nu saark dish is an easy vegetarian curry made with only two vegetables and stir fried with spices to create a delicious flavour.

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Mixed Seafood Risotto

Fall under the spell of Italian cuisine with this mixed seafood risotto. Fishing has always been a mainstay of Italian village life. Harnessing the flavour of fresh fish and shellfish, this risotto embodies the taste of ‘l’Italia autentica’.

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Creamy Miso & Corn Pasta with Crispy Seaweed Crumb

With a can of creamed corn from your pantry you can quickly and easily whip up this creamy and umami miso and corn pasta with crispy nori crumb.

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