If I could resist harvesting my fennel bulbs, they would have babies, slim fennel-ettes would start forming that I could pluck out leaving the plant to continue growing and forming more of the same. But I can’t, of course.
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There’s good food to be had in this neck of the woods!
Here’s how to eat your way to good health.
Leftovers are simply gorgeous squished on bread.
Looks good enough to eat.
Time to feast on a bowl of goodness.
Scrumptious food and wine! Come over to Waiheke for an early summer’s evening of food and wine.
Get inspired and come to a cooking class!
So many cheeses to try, so little time … start now! Ding-Dong it’s Cheese Month!
It’s primal … it’s messy … but the rewards are worth it.
Whoa! Hazelnuts and asparagus? Yup.
Who has time to make sugared rose petals? I do. Come along to the cooking class and I will make them for you.
Truffle oil? You can have it but I wish you wouldn’t.
Sizzling and bubbling … utterly impossible to resist.
Colour, crunch and good taste, and good for you. Yep, you can pig out on a tray of baked vegetables.
Here’s a way to create succulent chicken bursting with flavour.
Take your stink somewhere else.
Crunch, juice, colour, taste – one of those !!!WOW!!! salads.
Pan-fried chicken, grapes and almonds with a raspberry vinegar dressing sounds like summer to me.
Oh glory be! Sourdough bread stacked with leftover roast chicken and scrumptious salad!
Sort out the riddle: witloof, endive, chicory …
Look for tangy apricots, not sweet ones, because it is that tang that gives this tart the X-factor.
At least once in your life, make a batch of rich shortcrust pastry. You may just fall in love with it!
They smell sweet and aromatic when fresh and have a nutty creamy taste. They’re difficult to harvest, so you pay more for them than for other nuts.
It’s hard to stay focused with the many atrocious weather events happening around the world. So many people have lost their homes and livelihood, and sadly, for some, their loved ones. The pain must be immense. Recent weather bombs in New Zealand have also left people struggling to put their lives back together. Political change […]
Once you get ginger and spices cooking you’ll have everyone sniffing the air!