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Warm ginger-infused waffles are the perfect foil for matcha ice-cream, creating the hot-cold sensation we all love. If you don't have a waffle-maker, the pears and matcha ice-cream are excellent on their own, too. Start a day ahead to make the ice-cream and waffle dough. Note:...

These noodles are surprisingly simple to make - you can roll them out with a rolling pin or put the dough through a pasta machine. Either way, there's no need for endless folding and rolling. We've made thin noodles, but they could be cut thicker...

Ochazuke is Japanese comfort food at its best - freshly brewed green tea is poured over steamed rice and served with all manner of toppings, from omelette to raw fish or tofu. Traditionally, leaf tea is used, but we've gone for matcha, which imparts an...

These chewy biscuits are a most intense shade of green, and full of earthy matcha flavour. They're the ideal texture for ice-cream sandwiches - vanilla ice-cream would be perfect Prep time: 15 mins, cook 12 mins (plus cooling) Makes about: 18 Difficulty level: Intermediate ingredients 140 gm softened butter 110...

Prep + cook time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 6 slices wholemeal bread (270g), crusts discarded375g wholemeal spaghetti420g broccolini, ends trimmed150g sugar snap peas, trimmed (see tip)1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil2 cloves garlic, crushed1 fresh small red chilli, seeded, chopped finely2 green onions (scallions), chopped...

Prep + cook time: 20 minutes (+ standing) Makes: 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil8 x 8cm portobello mushrooms (400g) (see tips)120g vintage cheddar, sliced thinly8 small soft white bread rolls (240g), split40g wild rocket (arugula) leaves1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves PICKLED FENNEL 1 baby fennel...

Prep + cook time: 45 minutesServes: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 stalks celery (300g)2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped coarsely1 medium yellow pepper, chopped coarsely1 large red pepper (350g), chopped coarsely2 fresh long red chillies, chopped finely1 tablespoon smoked paprika3 cloves garlic, crushed2 teaspoons ground coriander2 teaspoons...

Prep + cook time: 40 minutes (+ refrigeration) Serves: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 litre (4 cups) vegetable stock1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary2 cups (340g) instant polenta400g broccolini, trimmed, halved400g green beans, trimmed, halved lengthways340g asparagus, trimmed (see tips)2 cups (240g) frozen peas100g (3oz) baby spinachcooking-oil spray200g...

Prep + cook time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 ingredients 80ml sunflower oil3 small white onions (240g), unpeeled, each cut into 6 wedges2 medium red peppers (400g), cut into wedges1 large aubergine (500g), cut into 8 wedges1 fresh long red chilli, sliced thinly10g piece fresh ginger, unpeeled, grated3...