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Archives for 2018
Cute as a button, tomatoes baked with their tops on make a stunning vegetable main course.
Heaps of flavour here, serve with anything!
Here’s a great brunch munch – bulk it out with poached eggs, baked tomatoes, roasted fennel, that sort of thing.
No excuse not to cook with this line up of gorgeousness!
Capri is where I discovered this almond cake, sweet, nutty, chocolatey with a fresh note of lemon, an ingredient which the island is famous for. I’ve been making it a lot lately and it just gets better and better.
Mmmm … tender soft crumb meets nutty spicy topping. Add the heady whiff of feijoa, and, yep, you’ll be back for another slice …
Like things hot? Then rark up the chilli!
Roasting buttercup pumpkin intensifies the sweetness – crank up the oven!
Glorious pumpkins … but which one to use for which job?
Champion cheeses up for grabs
Sunday afternoon laid-back salad. Yee-haw!
Get savvy, save dollars and feed your family well!
Surely a peach is just a peach? Think again – hot pan, sizzling butter and frying peaches! Roll over Chicken Maryland.
Ohhhh – little sticky nuggets of goo, how I love thee.
Little green buds never looked so appetizing!
Roll on lazy weekend … this is the perfect dish to go with bread and salad, a quiche or tart.
Russian tarragon is all puffery and little substance – you want taste, not masses of greenery.
Chocolate and peach, peach and chocolate … whichever way you say it, I want some!
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.
Black boy peaches have succulent melting flesh and buckets of flavour.
Short sharp season. Get them while you can.
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.