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Masterchef NZ Winner 2011 Nadia Lim delivers fresh, tasty, easy recipes

Organised by seasons, this is a must-have collection of recipes that will become favourite staples in every household. Covering breakfasts, lunches, nibbles, starters, main meals and desserts there's inspiration for everyone; and Nadia's half Kiwi/half Malaysian heritage means that her food style is modern Kiwi with Asian and Mediterranean influences. A few examples are: Mint and Caper Lamb, Roast Tomato, Asparagus, Feta and Butterbeans; Lime Coconut Bombes with Raspberry Sauce; Pear, Date, Rocket, Blue Cheese and Walnut Salad; Chocolate Panna Cotta with Plum Sorbet; Potato Top Guinness Pie with Savoy Cabbage, Bacon and Croutons; Cranberry Coconut Cake and much more! Nadia's training as a dietitian and nutritionist is evident throughout the book with the recipes being well thought out and balanced, her excellent tips and header notes and her philosophy of how to eat clearly outlined in the introduction. With great attention to detail, Nadia has delivered a thorough, carefully thought-out cookbook. Her delight in cooking and eating is plain to see and the beautiful photography by Kieran Scott and styling by Tamara West adds up to a stunner of a cookbook!


fresh-looking and healthy food . . . simple and affordable and should appeal to the younger generation of cooks

Lauraine Jacobs, NZ Listener

awesome . . . an absolute delight . . . dynamic photos

The Christchurch Star

bright, interesting and inviting

Sunday Star-Times

Packed with a wealth of easy to make, healthy meals, which at the right time of the year are also budget-friendly, this is a recipe book to covet. . . . the mix of contemporary flavours and old-fashioned ingredients . . . make it truly a collection of delicious-sounding, eye-catching, complete meals.

Urban Life

inspired, balanced meals with an international perspective and with influences from both the Kiwi and Malaysian side of her family tree

Kia Ora Magazine

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    April 5, 2012

    Random House NZ

    256 pages

    RRP $55.00

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Also by Nadia Lim

Dinnertime Goodness
Nadia Lim's Fresh Start Cookbook
Easy Healthy Meals
Nadia Lim's Good Food Cookbook


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