First stop Paris, O Chateau for a wine & cheese tasting
Category: Julie’s Blog
I’d happily eat everything that’s on the menu at Dishoom
Expect your world to be shaken …
Crisp mornings, brilliant blue sky, long walks on the beach, there’s nothing not to like about Waiheke at the moment. Last week saw thousands of visitors descend on Te Motu vineyard for the wine & food festival. Some people planning to come listened too intently to the weather forecast and decided to put off their […]
Yep, it’s the last gasp for outdoor tomatoes …
Pretty as a picture and all mine!
Get down & dirty with a little foot stomping of grapes
Cooking Class Schedule
The renowned Waiheke International Jazz Festival is on this weekend. The sun is set to shine and the island is set to sizzle. Yeah! Come and enjoy spectacular food and wine while you are at it. The line-up is, as always, inspiring. The Festival kicks off on Friday at Rangihoua Estate. I’ll be stationed there […]
Darling Fifi, cute as a button baby-blue Fifi. Mmmm. Fifi! Two weeks ago it rained cats and dogs, not literally, but I wouldn’t have been surprised if it had. There was a lot of water, and, well, Fifi has a habit of wetting herself and forming a puddle under the driver’s feet when it rains. […]
Coolest hotel in the capital
If they ever take this off the menu …
A line-up of food trucks along Wellington’s Queens Wharf gets the heart racing …
Sometimes I’m not quite sure where a salad will take me …
Yep, it’s time to get your chops around some New Zealand lamb racks, riblets or cutlets, or whatever your fave cut of lamb is, so you can join in National Lamb Day. Seriously, there is such a thing. It takes place on Monday.
I’m such a wimp!
Drop some good food before Fat Freddy’s concerts at Cable Bay Vineyards Waiheke Island today/tomorrow – great choices at Verandah (Cable Bay) and Thomas’s Bach (free bus from Matiatia).
When the chips are down, there’s nothing like a fried cheese sandwich to perk you up!
Island charmer – superb food and wine to be had at Te Whau Winery & Restaurant Waiheke Island
Shared Kitchen gets a Gourmand gong!
Make the table the heart of your home this festive season.
My back may be aching, but the garden is flourishing!
Lucky there’s compost and pea straw!
Gin & tonics scheduled for 2018
Bacon & eggs for dinner? Why not …get a glass of sav on the go, find a sunny spot and away you go.
Oh, I love a bit of mollycoddling … especially when the weather is crappy. A pot of chicken broth, chugging away, fills the house with hope!