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What you do in the privacy of your own home, is, well, your own business, except I’m rather proud of what happened in mine. Yep, we danced away the end of 2016, and welcomed in the opportunities a new year offers while chasing away the bad bits! When my head hit the pillow at 3.30am […]
Yep, avo and lime will do, but some times you want the whole kit and caboodle!
Smooth, chunky, lumpy … any which way with an avo is fine by me.
Bright, juicy, sweet and hot, with an intriguing hit of molasses, this is one helluva salad.
Oh, plate of happiness … guacamole, pineapple & pepper salad, fried taco strips AND char-grilled pork cutlets. Now there’s a meal!
Make this a ‘go to’ for those times when you want something super tasty, but easy to prepare, to serve as a nibble with drinks.
Removing the eyes (little pesky bits) from a pineapple, and the core, ensures a tender mouthful of juiciness with every slice.
There are heaps of recipes on Shared Kitchen to help you cook up the perfect storm in your kitchen over the festive period. Meringues, Raspberries & Cream Bombe Summer Fruit Salad with Sugared Yoghurt Cream Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Preserved Lemon Prawn & Scallops on Skewers Strawberry Tartlets Cocktail Sandwiches: Classic Ham & […]
Salty, sweet, tangy and creamy, but not rich … dunk away and feel good about it!
A little blob of yoghurt and mint leaf keeps the fritter flavour clean and bright. You’ll be back for more!
Oh, soft, warm and smelling like heaven … slices of asparagus frittata stuffed between soft or crunchy bread rolls is delicious.
Colour, taste and texture, edible flowers brighten up summer salads.
Looking for something easy enough to do mid-week that packs plenty of flavour? Here you go, pork balls with ginger, lime, lemongrass and a smattering of red chilli.
Whoa! The Fish God! Yep, Boz cooks a mean salt-crust fish. Learn how to do it …
Looks like it is straight off the menu from a Ponsonby Road restaurant (Auckland’s culinary pointy-end) … learn the secrets!
Just because this was the winning King Ora Salmon Dish 2016 doesn’t mean you can’t make it at home … Marc Soper shares his secrets.
Giulio Sturla is an exceptional talent. Having made his way to NZ via Mugaritz restaurant in Spain (in the top 10 in the world), he is unearthing some of our greatest culinary treasures.
Kyle Street, ex Depot, has just set up his own space, Culprit, in Wyndham Street, which he describes as ‘a haven for secondary cuts and the unloved’. He’s doing things his way with a modern take on Yum Cha service.
It’s easy to smoke fish at home … no fancy equipment required!
The Tasting Shed – Pan-fried market fish with fennel and crab salad with courgette cream … summery & delicious
The colour pops, the flavour sings … they’re easy to make, and they’re good for you!
What was the most popular dish at my cake stall for the Garden Safari on Waiheke last weekend?
Would you look at this – a perfect summer’s lunch, with pretty colours, plenty of zing and fresh notes, a nice hot nip and plenty of crunch. Yeah.
Seal a little chopped preserved lemon inside oysters, dunk them in tempura batter and deep-fry until golden … oh so good!