Be a pie nerd and get the lowdown on making great pastry.
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Ha! This is really just a fancy-pants casserole with a pastry lid on!
Golden and gorgeous – best chicken pie filling ever!
Quick ‘n spicy pasta for dinner? Yep!
Soft fluffy buttermilk pancakes will have them coming back for more.
Get your skates on and set a date to come to Waiheke for our Winter White Cooking Class Special.
Award-winning book – get yours signed with a dedication.
The olives are looking good!
Exquisite! Just pressed olives yield olive juice – OIL!
Crank up the fire and gather around as Paula and Ignacio cook up a harvest feast.
Gently massage a shoulder of pork with spices and slow cook until it falls off the bone … there’s nothing better to do on a Sunday afternoon.
Orange blossom water, cinnamon and vanilla are the calling cards of this unbelievably creamy rice pudding.
Get all your greens in a mouthful.
Come and cook with me on Waiheke!
Cool days and nights where you are? A mug of smoked fish chowder will see you right.
Does black barley sound like it has been charred or smoked? Has it? Nope. It’s barley pretty well in its natural state with just the outer skin removed.
There’s a bit of action with pots and pans required for this dish, but it’s pretty easy to do none-the-less.
Barley has become one of my favourite comfort foods, not just cooked in soup, but added to a stew, threaded through a roasted vegetable salad or steamed in a pilaf.
Cooking pears in a slow cooker produces a perfect result – you’ll never go back to poaching pears once you try it.
When that cold wind blows, reach for the soup pot!
Comfort food in a bowl – barley pilaff is great with a roast chicken, but it’s also pretty good on its own!
Here’s a good one – looks like lots of ingredients, but it is basically measure or chop … you know the drill.
Come and titillate you senses!
Here you go – layer up your breakfast in a glass for a life less ordinary.
Mix it up baby! Nuts, seeds, oats and dried fruit any which way you fancy.
Top the muesli with a little more yoghurt and sliced Brazil nuts, or a handful of homemade muesli and fresh fruit.