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.
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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.
Sumac gives this salad a nice little lemony bite.
You could liken this to a Bloody Mary, a hangover cure, but it is fab on a really hot day, no hangover required!
Rich, yes. Gorgeous, YES! Sweet corn caramelised on a barbecue then slathered with tarragon butter & mayo, and dusted with parmesan, cumin & smoked paprika, served with lime wedges, is a winner!
Truly Holy Guacamole! A good chunky guac topped with hot-smoked salmon, preserved lemons and lime leaf fluff. Far out!
This is always a crowd pleaser. Ramp it up a notch with lemon oil, green chilli and spiced rockmelon seeds!
Chilled, juicy and sweet, watermelon is the quintessential summer snack.
We rocked the The Great Kiwi Beer Festival with beer cocktails and spicy food.
If you are feeling a pinch in your tootsies, and your nose is a bit Rudolph-like, you need to get cooking so you fill your house with inviting smells and draw everyone into the warm kitchen to sup, sip and be merry. Here you go then, some ideas to warm you up: Crispy Broccoli & […]
Snip, snip, snip those noodles (don’t get caught!). Long noodles, long life.. but who cares ’cause short noodles are easier to eat!
If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes …
Bake a batch of these bad boys, grab some olives, good bread, tomatoes – that kind of thing – and have an easy summer feast!
Scrumptious little mouthfuls … just the thing to serve with drinks.
What to serve with this fresh and crunchy salad? I’d go for fish, steamed, barbecued, fried, baked, any which way you like.
We will be setting lips smacking this weekend as we tinker with fire and spice at The Great Kiwi Beer Festival.
Come watch our gig Saturday 27th January at The Great Kiwi Beer Festival
Homemade burgers made from scratch, (by that I mean making your own mince) are sensational.
Here’s a quickie for midweek. Team these peppers with a grain salad and leafy greens for a healthy meal.
Goat cheese worth celebrating: The Drunken Nanny produces a sensational range. This little beauty travelled from Wairarapa to Waiheke.