Shiny and green, sweet and crunchy, here’s an easy midweek broccoli dish.
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Cauliflower can do with tarting up … throw in a few soaked sultanas, some chilli flakes and capers, add a splash of sherry vinegar… Wooomph! Off she goes!
The most important point with mince is to use it fresh. The extra handling and exposure to air make it more vulnerable than fresh joints, slices or cubes of meat (a joint of meat will keep fresher longer than sliced or cubed meat). Unlike a piece of meat, or even cubes of meat, where there […]
If like us chicken is your go-to, why not mix it up a little? Bring on the prawns, broccoli crumbs and feta!
Mmmm. Sugary-topped, crimson juices, woody notes of cinnamon …
A perfect expression of the seasons – tamarillos are peaking and at their best price and my kaffir lime tree is flush with large fragrant leaves.
Get your skates on and set a date to come to Waiheke for our Winter White Cooking Class Special.
Be a pie nerd and get the lowdown on making great pastry.
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.
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.
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!