Carrots have never tasted so good
Dig the spoon in and eat!
Oh, glory be, crunchy, golden, cheesy … and usually cheap!
Add a little zing to crunchy cauliflower with a quick caper salsa
This is a superb cake, moist and rich, perfumed with coffee and studded with walnuts, which is offset nicely with the lemony tang of the icing.
Pink and juicy, succulent and tasty, perfect beef guaranteed.
These shiny sweet and sharp shallots make a stunning plate mate for roast beef
If your barbecue is still doing service, or if you have just cleaned the cobwebs off yours in preparation for summer, a sizzle-up of mushrooms for a late breakfast with a tomato on the side and an egg sunny side up, or over easy, is just the business.
How to make the most of cultivated mushrooms.
Remember this for a mid-week no-fuss meal
Oh, gorgeous, sweet fragrant fruit, lemon grass, lime and chillies with pork chops … bad for you? Are you kidding me!
This dish has got bags of flavour: chillies, sage, olives and sherry vinegar equals YUM!
Pickled peaches pretty as a picture
A knockout tart that evokes summer days. Get on to it NOW!
Get into it, it’s calling to you!
Now’s the time to make this simple and gorgeous frangipane fruit tart.
Thank god for ovens, for shallow roasting tins, for non-stick baking paper and for vegetables!
Light and luscious, you could add a few toasted or caramelised walnuts to give this salad a bit more grunt.
Would you look at that! I know what I will be having on my table this weekend.
Hard to resist – puff pastry, sticky caramel bananas and rum and raisin ice cream – so why try? Just tuck in!
Cook in the pan. Serve in the pan. Only one thing to wash. Mum – it could be good for you on Waiheke to save water!
Burrata, a little dome of happiness, filled to bursting with a rich creamy centre, barely holding its shape, and just wanting to burst open on your plate. Let it!
Baked apples with custard or cream are really good but even better served while hot with cold ice cream. The contrast!
Cavolo nero is a bit different to other cabbages because it doesn’t form a head – you know, grow into a ball!
If lining tins with pastry scares your pants off, just make one big free-form pie. It’ll taste just as good.
Need something to fill hungry tums midweek? Chunky pasta with chorizo tomato sauce is the answer! Easy, filling and bags of flavour.