Succulent falling-off-the-bones scrumptiousness.
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Here’s one for the littlies to make. They’ll eat plenty of crisps as they go, but that’s half the fun!
Tacos, tortillas and a can of beans. Get inventive and feed the troops something tasty over the next few days.With your pantry sorted you only need to shop for fresh items. Mask on, take your own shopping bags into the supermarket (don’t use a trolley; carrying the shopping around the aisles counts as exercise!).In and […]
25th March 2020 Hi everyone, You will notice a difference to the Shared Kitchen newsletter layout this week. As we all prepare to go into lockdown this evening in New Zealand I am not wasting your time or mine with frippery: it’s straight to the heart, an idea to feed your family with side ideas […]
Zucchini are zucchini until you add CHEESE!
Green beans boring? Not on my watch.
Stuff into crusty bread for an easy lunch.
Heart in hand, the caterpillar missed this one!
My brother Pat and I ventured out to the supermarket yesterday. I’m down in the Wairarapa staying with him and partner Lynne for a few weeks. Although they have impressive vegetable gardens and orchards, we needed a few extra things. Like milk. And flour. And bread. Masterton supermarket had promised ‘wipes’ for the trolley handles […]
The sins that have been committed under the name frittata. Stop! No more please. Call what you bake in the oven in a cake tin a vegetable bake. Got it? Yaaaah!
Dates are seriously good for you. True!
Easy enough to do for dinner … it sure is!
Sherry vinegar has nuances of roasted nuts, oaky notes from the barrels it is matured in, and sweet floral spices. Add a splash to the pan to lift flavours.
Grapes may not be a classic ingredient, but I love them in here!
Couscous with attitude. That’s what we want.
These little dried semolina pellets are quickly reconstituted in water.
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.
Pep things up with peppppppitas! Spicy pumpkin seeds add bags of flavour to a cabbage slaw.
Crumble for breakfast? You betcha, should there be any left.
They might look like apples in this picture, but they’re just foolin’ wid ya!
Easy blueberry cake – just mix and stir!
A knockout tart that evokes summer days. Get on to it NOW!
This is one of those kind-to-the-cook dishes that must be made in advance though at its stunning best while still warm from the pan.
Summer fresh tangy sauce that goes with everything.
Ilaria’s found her happy place – though I’m not sure she is going to share.
Add a little spice to your dinner plate.