The Villas

Feijoa paste: The Villas recipe series

Feijoa season is here and if you know of a pair of healthy and productive feijoa trees, why not make the most of nature’s bounty? Delicious with cold meats and cheeses, it will keep for months once bottled. Makes 800g. Ingredients 10 ripe medium sized feijoas (about 1kg) 3 cooking apples 600mls water 600g sugar […]

The Villas braised beef cheeks

Braised beef cheeks in red wine: The Villas recipe series

When cooked slowly, beef cheeks are delicious paired with chunky, forked potato mash or with silky, smooth polenta. Look out for The Villas’ take on this delicious dish on its new dinner menu. Ingredients 4 beef cheeks 3 tbs seasoned flour 2 stalks celery, 1 carrot, 1 onion, all finely diced 3 cloves garlic, crushed […]

Crispy roasted chickpeas

Crispy roasted chickpeas: liven up your lunchbox with this easy tasty recipe

The humble chickpea is packed full of goodness and when roasted makes a tast snack to munch on while enjoying a beer, or as a healthy lunchbox treat. Ingredients • 2 cans chickpeas • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon salt • 2 to 4 teaspoons spices or finely chopped fresh herbs, […]