Peas in a soup? Yeah! Thick, warming, intriguing … oh, and speedy, and requiring little more than a bag of frozen peas and a few spices. This was so popular last week, I’ve kept it up for another blast!
Pears are often overlooked for novel or exotic fruit and I reckon it’s because we’ve lost the art of ripening them and we’re eating them hard.
Pillowy mash with little salty nuggets of bacon – go on, make it, you know you want some!
This soup is insanely easy – you probably can’t get much simpler than this.
Whoop-de-whoop! Chicken, chorizo, smoked paprika, char-grilled red pepper, orange & olives … all you need is a fork!
Green leafy things get a kick along
… so much you can do with them. Woo-hoo!
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.
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!
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 …
Fresh, fruity, sweet and salty, oh, and very cute!
Cauliflower never tasted so good
Carrots have never tasted so good
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
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!
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.