Time to get off the couch and get cooking!
Oh yay! A big bowl of salad greens that tastes so good, you can eat it on its own.
Yep, someone ate it all up!
Rhubarb forms a pretty pink syrup when cooked with redcurrant jelly and orange. It also likes peaches, plums, raspberries & strawberries, but it’s winter here, so apple & ginger it is.
These garlicky, succulent mushroomy morsels are nothing short of sensational. Love ’em every time.
Melting mozzarella atop roasted broccoli, with sultanas, chillies, anchovies and pine nuts can only have one place of origin: Sicily!
Cooking classes on Waiheke – enjoy a winter’s day in a warm kitchen and go home inspired to cook up a feast!
These were such a huge hit last week, that I’m running them again in case you missed them.
Good with wine, good with beer, easy to eat, and delicious. What more do you want from a cheese straw?
Mmmmm creamy leeks with bacon and mustard all stuffed into little rounds of cheesy pastry …
Most of us have heard of cock-a-leekie (a Scottish soupy stew made with chicken and leeks) but hat-a-leekie is something else. Why anyone would want to wear a leek in their hat is beyond me, but not to the Welsh who claim the leek as their national symbol – all to do with a bunch of …
Fresh, fruity, sweet and salty, oh, and very cute!
Cauliflower never tasted so good
Carrots have never tasted so good
Little cheesy pots of bubbling goodness everyone will love
Oh, glory be, crunchy, golden, cheesy … and usually cheap!
Pink and juicy, succulent and tasty, perfect beef guaranteed.
These shiny sweet and sharp shallots make a stunning plate mate for roast beef
Extra virgin olive oil, garlic and parmesan are broccoli’s best friends. Just trot them all out together and wait for the response.
Baked apples with custard or cream are really good but even better served while hot with cold ice cream. The contrast!
Cavolo nero is a bit different to other cabbages because it doesn’t form a head – you know, grow into a ball!
There’s nothing like a bowl of split pea soup full of tender chunks of bacon hock to fill you right down to your toes.
If lining tins with pastry scares your pants off, just make one big free-form pie. It’ll taste just as good.
Need something to fill hungry tums midweek? Chunky pasta with chorizo tomato sauce is the answer! Easy, filling and bags of flavour.
Yep, eat them on the couch if you want to, just make them because these are stunningly good.
How to make a finger-licking green salad? It’s all in the tossing …