A salad fit for a King – truly!
Archives for January 2017
It’s sublime in its simplicity – but there’s no law to stop you ringing the changes.
Stacked, overlapped or a tumble? Ilaria puts her spin on it.
Now is the time to make cake!
Cake time! It’s easy when you know how.
Summer on a plate!
What’s essential for a dish like this is starting with a superior chicken that has pecked around the grass and had a good time on this earth.
Oh plums, I’ve been waiting for you!
Come see Puglia with me! In May 2017 I’m taking a small group (just 14 people), to undiscovered Puglia for a foodie adventure.
Fresh kaffir lime leaves smell somewhat sweeter than lime zest – sharp, citrusy and clean.
If you get a whiff of this cooking, you’ll come running … succulent chicken, watermelon, feta, lemon & mint … a right tempter!
Roasted carrots and beetroot are okay … but add a bit of red meat and a glass or two of merlot and they taste a whole lot better!
This recipe is utterly sensational. Yes, it’s rich and indulgent, (Whaaa? Butter AND mayo? Oh yeah.), and it’s a right slurp-fest – there’s just no way you can eat these daintily!
What’s this little bundle of joy?
Read the 101 of jam making here and you’ll be away … tips galore!
Mesmerising foamy waves breaking on the shoreline, sand between the toes and nodding off over the crossword; corn on the cob and more avos than you can eat; salads of white nectarines and peaches, red-fleshed plums; chilled frothy beers, salty lips and sizzling seafood … I hope your summer experience is all you want it to be. […]
is deciding whether to drink white or rosé … Waiheke Island has some stunning rosé wines, the perfect match for sunny days, summer lunches and seafood. Share
Make sure the prawns you throw on the barbie are up to scratch.
Get them sizzling!
Here’s what to do with those male flowers – you know the ones that don’t produce a vegetable, just a flower. Stuff them with goodness, then stuff them in (your mouth!!!).
Bring on the shower!
Come and cook with us on Waiheke – and enjoy a sherry tasting at the fabulous Casita Miro.
What you do in the privacy of your own home, is, well, your own business, except I’m rather proud of what happened in mine. Yep, we danced away the end of 2016, and welcomed in the opportunities a new year offers while chasing away the bad bits! When my head hit the pillow at 3.30am […]
Yep, avo and lime will do, but some times you want the whole kit and caboodle!
Smooth, chunky, lumpy … any which way with an avo is fine by me.
Bright, juicy, sweet and hot, with an intriguing hit of molasses, this is one helluva salad.
Oh, plate of happiness … guacamole, pineapple & pepper salad, fried taco strips AND char-grilled pork cutlets. Now there’s a meal!