Whoa, steady on! This is rich, as in old-fashioned Frenchified rich, dripping with cream.
This is the dish when you need something you can make in advance, that can stretch to feed more mouths (just make it hotter and serve with more rice!), that is easy to reheat, but importantly, that blows away the cold and warms you right down to your toes.
Crisp, crunchy, nutty, tangy, all the elements to excite your palate before a fancy-pants dinner.
Peas, pasta, parmigiano, pomodori …all great stuff!
A finger food that’s hard to resist.
Lunch or just a munch – this’ll hit the spot!
Don’t know which brand of preserved lemons to buy? Check out the tasting of preserved lemons here …
Pears and beetroot, walnuts and blue cheese, edible flowers and salad leaves …mmmm
Crunchy crust, melting cheese … need I say more?
Tomatoes – baked until bursting with their own sweet juices.
Sweetness and spice, baking and butter, Chelsea Buns have everything going for them.
Autumn cooking classes on Waiheke. Come and celebrate the season. There’s nowhere better than a cosy kitchen!
Get stuffing – PUMPKINS!
Pomegranate molasses adds an intriguing sweet spicy flavour and hint of sourness that lifts this lamb filling out of the ordinary.
Quick fig tarts – make one, or make a dozen!
Don’t add anything else to this salad, nor leave anything out. Just make it and eat it and let yourself be seduced.
Introducing my roast pumpkin and pear salad – possibly one of the most delicious combinations of fruit and veg ever.
There’s plenty to write about pears, and I’ve already done it, so click the link if you want to find out about choosing, storing and preparing them. And check out the different varieties. What I’m showing off here are some great ideas of what to do with pears. I love them with blue cheese and […]
Pears & parmesan may sound a little quirky, but read here why it is such a great combination.
Plum & blueberry tart signals the end of summer. Wrap them up in cinnamon pastry and bake until the juices run and the pastry is golden.
Harissa’s a hot little devil – add as much or as little as you dare!
Stunning to look at, full of goodness and tastes divine.
Add a squirt of lemon to blueberries – it brings them alive!
Fries! We go back a long way. You could say I know a good one when I eat one.
Freekeh freak-out! Traffic light bright!
No freekeh? Use burghul or couscous … just get cooking them.