Shared Kitchen gets a Gourmand gong!
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Make the table the heart of your home this festive season.
Crunchy sweet and spicy – just the thing with a glass of bubbles!
My back may be aching, but the garden is flourishing!
Sizzling and smoky prawns and bacon-wrapped scallops. Mmmmm. Now there’s a thing to serve with drinks …
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.
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
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.
Oh, I love a bit of mollycoddling … especially when the weather is crappy. A pot of chicken broth, chugging away, fills the house with hope!
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.