Autumn is upon us! With the sudden quick change of weather, it calls for warm hearty dishes to nourish the soul. This dish is a simple, easy and healthy dish to cook using only a handful of ingredients. Not a fan of fish? Change it up and get creative with bacon or pumpkin – have fun with it!

Prep Time: 40min | Cook Time: 10min | Serves: 6-8

Smoked Fish and Kumara Patties:

700g                     Kumara, peeled and cut in chunks
2 Tbsp                  Melted Butter
1                            Juice of whole Lemon
400g                     Smoked Fish, broken into flakes
4                            Stalks of Spring Onions, finely chopped
¼ Cup                   Chopped Parsley
1 Scoop               Flour, to dust
1 Splash               Vegetable Oil, for frying
1                            Lemon, cut into wedges for serving

Brussel Slaw:

300g                     Baby Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and cut into shreds
¼ Cup                   Finely grated Parmesan
1 ½ Tbsp              Extra Virgin Olive Oil


    1. Peel and cut kumara into chunks and cook in boiling salted water until tender.
      Drain well and coarsely mash with melted butter and juice of 1 lemon. Set aside to cool.
    1. Combine flaked fish with kumara, spring onions and parsley. Season well with salt and pepper.
      Form mixture into eight patties. Dust patties with flour.
    1. Heat a non-stick frying pan with a little vegetable oil and gently fry the fish cakes over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown. Serve with lemon wedges.
    1. Prepare the slaw by combining brussels sprouts, parmesan, some lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Toss them gently to combine and serve with the patties and lemon wedges.