Roll on lazy weekend … this is the perfect dish to go with bread and salad, a quiche or tart.
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Russian tarragon is all puffery and little substance – you want taste, not masses of greenery.
Crunchy crumbs – just the thing to top fruit or sprinkle in a trifle!
Oh my goodness, these are the sweetest things, pretty to look at and gorgeous to eat.
What’s this little bundle of joy?
Read the 101 of jam making here and you’ll be away … tips galore!
Last year, same time, Ilaria and I had a bit of a Salad Caprese crush. It’s happened again, organically. She fired in some copy and some pics just as I was fiddling around with a bunch of the cutest little bubby buffalo milk mozzarella balls and some homegrown tiny tomatoes and basil. Tomatoes are at […]
Cordis Hotels & Resorts is the new top-drawer global brand of the Langham Hospitality Group. Lucky for Auckland being one of the first in the group to have a hotel elevated to this level.
As it turns out, 18 lettuce seedlings in a 30cm x 30cm planter is actually quite excessive.
Mini buffalo mozzarella balls are so cute but treat them carefully because they are wondrously soft.
Potato salad ready to go! Think picnic, barbecue or summer snacking.
Great. You get to the end of a meal with friends. Everyone’s having a ball, and you can too, because dessert is all prepared and ready to go!
Not quite vegan, though still delicious without mozzarella, this makes a stunning centrepiece for a vegetarian meal.
Pretty, sweet and sharp, green tomatoes make a perfect foil to the nutty taste and rich texture of avocados.
Song & Poetry Thing held the last Friday of each month Waiheke Island
Would you look at these prices!
Food to help you cool down!
Sweet but tangy, just the right balance.
This little quickie sauce will add zing to the simplest fish dish. Oh, and it’s low in fat!
Dill is a tricky little devil. It looks so innocent, all soft fronds and sweet anise scent, but it packs a potent punch, and the taste lingers. That makes it perfect with oily fish such as salmon.
Crunchy crusts add contrast to smooth soups. Way to go!
Now is the time to load your plate with summer summer vegetables and fruits!
Buy seasonal – corn, tomatoes, watermelon, avocados and stone fruit …
Letting some fennel plants go to seed, (accidentally or on purpose), will ensure you have fresh fennel seeds to use in dishes.
These pizzas are sooooo good.
A quiche worth making
Scrumptious. Best-ever. All of that. These are the only muffins you should be making.