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, […]
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Did someone say Hump Day? I’m up for it, but I wish they could spell my name correctly.
Interested in good food writing? Get a copy of Corsica by Nicolas Stromboni.
There’s good food to be had in this neck of the woods!
Here’s how to eat your way to good health.
Scrumptious food and wine! Come over to Waiheke for an early summer’s evening of food and wine.
Get inspired and come to a cooking class!
So many cheeses to try, so little time … start now! Ding-Dong it’s Cheese Month!
Truffle oil? You can have it but I wish you wouldn’t.
Take your stink somewhere else.
It’s hard to stay focused with the many atrocious weather events happening around the world. So many people have lost their homes and livelihood, and sadly, for some, their loved ones. The pain must be immense. Recent weather bombs in New Zealand have also left people struggling to put their lives back together. Political change […]
In with the new and out with the old – time to liven up your spring kitchen with a cooking class. Get booking and get cooking!
Dishes with a little X-factor to shake the tree.
Are you a budding poet? Get budding and blossom! Take part in a poetry event near you.
Feast your eyes on this – Leelands leg of lamb cooked to succulent perfection.
You’ve got to run fast and if its downhill, you’ll most likely lose.
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.
Italian cooking classes on Waiheke. Don’t miss out!
NZ’S GROWING ARTISAN CHOCOLATE MAKERS TO BE RECOGNISED WITH AWARDS Friday 7 July 2017, World Chocolate Day As World Chocolate Day is celebrated, this country’s growing artisan chocolate makers have received good news, with the announcement their hard work will be celebrated at the inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards. Announcing the awards, organisers Intermedia and Marvellous Marketing, […]
Crackling. CRUNCHY crackling. Gorgeously golden, so fingerlickin’ salty, and so perfectly crackled you hear it shatter in your ears, and all lined with a layer of sweet creamy fat that melts on your tongue. OMG! Died and gone to heaven with this one. Get the deep casserole out and get this humming along in the […]
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Well, after a week that’s seen packs of wild animals resembling lions roaming the streets around Auckland’s Viaduct, and the breaking of Burgergate, and people shaking the moths out of bright red socks and Champagne sales soaring … it’s all gone a bit bonkers. 4th July is approaching, and that’s the time Americans like to chow down […]
Get your skates on and set a date to come to Waiheke for our Winter White Cooking Class Special.