Now is the time to load your plate with summer summer vegetables and fruits!
Category: Julie’s Blog
Buy seasonal – corn, tomatoes, watermelon, avocados and stone fruit …
Letting some fennel plants go to seed, (accidentally or on purpose), will ensure you have fresh fennel seeds to use in dishes.
We rocked the The Great Kiwi Beer Festival with beer cocktails and spicy food.
If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes …
We will be setting lips smacking this weekend as we tinker with fire and spice at The Great Kiwi Beer Festival.
All your medicine in a pearly white clove: antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, anti-fungal, antioxidant = GARLIC.
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A blunt knife is way more dangerous than a sharp one. True or false? Absolutely true!
Nuggety fudgy freshly dug spuds. Mmmmm.
It’s been a big week, everyone keeps saying, and I think it’s because Christmas is getting so close you can almost taste the panic. Eeeiiii. So much to be done. BUT we must not forget to eat well, if only to ensure we have stamina to drink all the bottles of bubbly coming our way […]
Hobby horse: We all deserve to eat, but let’s make it easy on our hosts.
Hobby horse: Just think what you are doing every time you stuff a slice of luncheon sausage, saveloy or chipolata in your child’s mouth … and what healthy option you could replace it with.
Cauliflower spans the seasons as this dish shows.
A garden party needs these things to be successful: good weather, great food, good amounts of booze, a beautiful location, and guests willing to enjoy themselves.
Breathtakingly beautiful Sacred Blessing Sanctuary garden, lovely Lynda Hallinan regaling us with her gardening anecdotes, Julie Biuso on canapés … Waiheke Garden Party is set to rock!
Are you set to go for festive and summer entertaining?
Get your mojo rocking and come on over to Waiheke for an inspiring cooking class.
The only way to eat a broad bean is when it is very young, crisp textured and bright green, or, parboiled and stripped of its outer skin.
Carrots are the star this week because a sweet young carrot is a lovely thing, and with a few ingredients to hand they can be more than just a splash of colour on a plate. Feathery herbs are growing an inch a day on Waiheke in this weather. Carrots will happily cosy up with parsley, […]
Did someone say Hump Day? I’m up for it, but I wish they could spell my name correctly.
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There’s good food to be had in this neck of the woods!
Here’s how to eat your way to good health.