Make that a triple serving … I’d be happy to! 1st October is World Vegetarian Day, not something that is ever going to slip under my radar because, in case you hadn’t noticed, we’re rather fond of vegetables at Shared Kitchen. In fact, we’re crazy about them. Beats me though, why potatoes continue to get […]
Archives for September 2015
Extra virgin olive oil, garlic and parmesan are broccoli’s best friends. Just trot them all out together and wait for the response.
What about those annoying little points that you side-step, or blatantly ignore? Will a recipe still hang together?
It’s either that, or open the windows!
If you haven’t had a tour around Shared Kitchen for awhile, here are some of the fabulous vegetable recipes on board (click on the links at the bottom of each gallery of photos): Persimmon & Feta Salad Ilaria’s Spicy Bunnuce Burgers Erbazzone Mushrooms on Toast Eggplant & Date Salad Broccoli Salad with Pumpkin & Peppers […]
Mamma Rosa knew what she was doing: tender savoury meatballs, crunchy crust, melting cheese … mmmm Scented with marjoram.
Burrata, a little dome of happiness, filled to bursting with a rich creamy centre, barely holding its shape, and just wanting to burst open on your plate. Let it!
Simple and seductive – juicy, sweet, salty, crunchy – a brilliant combination.
You could say Italy is coming to Auckland, with street feasts and Chamber music concerts, and Italian restaurants and businesses promoting all that is good about la bella Italia! This Sunday 27th September, Osborne and Kent Streets in Newmarket will be open to pedestrians only as the area is turned into an Italian market place […]
This is a stalwart of the Italian kitchen – spectacular on pasta, fab to layer with vegetables like eggplant and zucchini, and great with polenta or to jazz up bruschetta …
Baked apples with custard or cream are really good but even better served while hot with cold ice cream. The contrast!
My son Luca reckons this is the best chicken dish he has eaten – ever!
Look what 10 minutes in the kitchen can produce! Clean fresh exhilarating flavours – perfect for mid-week dinner.
Rich, creamy and intensely coconutty. Here’s the low-down on all things coconut.
For those miserable days when a cup of soup won’t do … bring on the crunchy cheesy golden scones. Yes sir!
Grapefruit, oranges, chilli, mint, kaffir lime leaves and crushed peanuts – fresh, crisp, crunchy!
Great way to start the day: Purple Power!
Eat your colours for breakfast.
How has Jeremy Dixon managed to sell a stack of books without being in the media spotlight and who publishes his books anyway?
Rosti with a difference.
Eat your purples – it’s easy with this salad.
Croque madame makes no apologies for being extra rich, gooey and drippy, and for being lip-smackingly good, filling and ultra satisfying.
Sometimes the French get it just so right: bread, cheese, ham, all bundled together into the most glorious mouthful.
This stuff’s addictive. There’s no cure. If you make a batch, you’ll simply have to invite neighbours around and not let them leave until the lot is eaten, otherwise you’ll eat it all yourself.
Hi. Ilaria here. It was freakish energetic excitement that helped us get out of bed at a goddam awful time in the morning to catch a cheap flight to Barcelona. But it was all worth it once we touched down about 10am, Spain-time. This city boasts a curiously beautiful balance of 21st century inevitability and […]
Cavolo nero is a bit different to other cabbages because it doesn’t form a head – you know, grow into a ball!