tener, succulent lamb – and how to make it go further!
Feast your eyes on this – Leelands leg of lamb cooked to succulent perfection.
“My favourite cut of lamb … the lot,” says Bill French.
Slow-cooked lamb shoulder that falls apart with a fork and spoon. Gorgeous!
Add a salty tang to your next dish of slow-cooked lamb with a quick preserved lemon pickle.
Mid-afternoon miseries? Talk about a wicked pick-me-up …
Sharp, banging flavour, adds a punch to roasted, grilled or barbecued meats.
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Mac ‘n Cheese – so many versions, so many disappointments. This is the only one you need. This is the ULTIMATE Mac ‘n Cheese!
Fat noodles with a creamy artichoke sauce topped with crispy sage leaves … sounds good to me!
Time to chase away winter blues and spice things up!
Fresh sage is strongly herbal, spicy and warming, and is most commonly associated with cooked dishes, especially meat, but just a little added to a salad of green beans can be a revelation.
Sweeten it up if you dare!
You’ve got to run fast and if its downhill, you’ll most likely lose.
Butter up. Yep, loaf tastes good, but buttered loaf tastes even better.
Beetroot adds such a shock of colour to a table set with nibbles and drinks. Bring it on!
Candy-coloured beetroot will turn heads at your next gathering.
Waiheke Island has lost the wonderful Ringawera Bakery. The last bake was Sunday, and like many islanders I now have a freezer full of Patrick Griffiths bread which is going to have to do me for some time. That’s it for now. After nearly 8 years, the quirky café and bakery much loved by locals […]
There’s no better a way to spend a wintery Saturday than enjoying great food and wine!
The week as it was.
The gods listened, and dropped the price. Get in!
You have to admit these look pretty cute, all bright and shiny. Go on, give them a go! Cheap, abundant and oh so good for you.
A jacket-baked potato is like swallowing a warm glow of happiness that spreads from the pit of your stomach upwards, leaving nothing but pleasure in its wake.
Mince is your midweek friend. Spice it up! Serve it up! Gobble it up!
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Take a thermos of mulled wine to a picnic and they’ll come running!