Sizzling and smoky prawns and bacon-wrapped scallops. Mmmmm. Now there’s a thing to serve with drinks …
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Sometimes the simplest things are the best but often we don’t see them as such unless we stand back and inhale deeply. ‘Come ‘round for drinks’ just rolls off the tongue when we invite people over, but as the day approaches, it can strike fear in our hearts, not because the house needs a makeover […]
Keep sandwiches soft and fresh – curled up edges are a turn-off.
These sandwiches make a little hot-smoked salmon go a long way.
This dessert is a winner. Simple, quick, must be prepared ahead, and tastes fantastic.
Thank god for ovens, for shallow roasting tins, for non-stick baking paper and for vegetables!
Bevan Smith chats about what matters to him most – food, family and friends
Cooking classes with Julie at Rangihoua Estate Waiheke. Summer dates added.
Lucky there’s compost and pea straw!
Imagine these on your Christmas table. Oh-er, yes!
Peaches with avocado? Yep. Tastes amazing!
Crab, fennel, chilli and garlic sounds good, but it’s even better with skinny pasta.
It’s summertime, sum, sum, sum, sum SUMMER-TIME! Burgertime! Eat outdoor time! Yeah.
These are insanely good. Not going to say any more.
Heading to Waiheke? Indulge in delicious offerings at The Annex.
Ever stood at the bench picking bits of eggshell off hard-boiled eggs? You need to know …
Gin & tonics scheduled for 2018
It could be that pomegranates were the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. They’re nothing much to look at on the outside but the clusters of ruby-red jewel-like seeds inside could have seduced even the staunchest of hearts.
Mmmm. Pink and juicy and heaps of flavour, these delicious little morsels of lamb are irresistible.
Gin Room bartender wows judges with his Mid-summer Negroni cocktail.
Light and luscious, you could add a few toasted or caramelised walnuts to give this salad a bit more grunt.
Bacon & eggs for dinner? Why not …get a glass of sav on the go, find a sunny spot and away you go.
Come and join us on Waiheke for fabulous food and wine experiences – olive oil tastings, cooking classes, sumptuous long lunches, cellar wines. And talk to us about special occasion dining or festive events.
Succulent prawns with the crunch of a good salad, doused in a sweet sour sesame dressing with a nice bite of chilli is just the thing for hot weather.