Golden and crisp, hard to resist! Just the ticket to go with drinks (and, YES, you can make them ahead).
Category: Special occasions
Cashew nuts bathed in a rich coconutty sauce is utterly delicious!
Full of the scent of sun-warmed carnations, a scrape of orange peel and a sprinkle of spice … Seedlip’s come to town.
Oh yes, once or twice a winter, a little crispy nugget of pork belly pleases my soul.
Crackling. CRUNCHY crackling. Gorgeously golden, so fingerlickin’ salty, and so perfectly crackled you hear it shatter in your ears, and all lined with a layer of sweet creamy fat that melts on your tongue. OMG! Died and gone to heaven with this one.
Pickles and pork and pâté … an a pint. What’s not to like?
Sensational – ginger underpins all the flavours with its hot little nip.
A picture is worth a thousand words …
One of my fave chicken dishes – guaranteed succulence every time.
Here’s the biscuit for you when you want to add a touch of elegance to your next tea party. Serve with your best china teacups and teapot and make a proper pot of tea as an accompaniment.
Easy dip to serve to friends? Roast off some pumpkin, mash with yoghurt and drizzle with a spicy oil. Done.
Do you know where your lamb comes from? Leelands export-quality lamb can be traced right back to Bill and Sue’s lush Southland pastures.
Oh Lordy, fried cauliflower. One of life’s delicious moments.
Capri is where I discovered this almond cake, sweet, nutty, chocolatey with a fresh note of lemon, an ingredient which the island is famous for. I’ve been making it a lot lately and it just gets better and better.
You could liken this to a Bloody Mary, a hangover cure, but it is fab on a really hot day, no hangover required!
Truly Holy Guacamole! A good chunky guac topped with hot-smoked salmon, preserved lemons and lime leaf fluff. Far out!
This is always a crowd pleaser. Ramp it up a notch with lemon oil, green chilli and spiced rockmelon seeds!
Scrumptious little mouthfuls … just the thing to serve with drinks.
Beautifully pink and juicy barbecued lamb … it doesn’t get much better than this.
Get a bit of a Spanish sizzle going on the grill for a tasty start to any meal. Yes!
Juicy and tender, small roasts are easy to prepare and quick to cook.
Peas with little salty nuggets of pork belly. Whoop. Whoop.
Ho-Ho-Ho, are you after a non trad Xmas dish? Try this one.
Biting into a crunchy-crusted succulent lamb cutlet … sweet minty pea purée, sneaky hit of chilli .. oh she’s good!
Colourful, crunchy, juicy, tangy and with a balanced minty ginger bite, a bowl of fresh fruit salad is the perfect end to a summer’s meal.