Get down & dirty with a little foot stomping of grapes
Archives for March 2016
Lift your game with a quick salsa – works with just about anything
This dish has got bags of flavour: chillies, sage, olives and sherry vinegar equals YUM!
Cooking Class Schedule
How to get a professional result with homemade breadcrumbs
Add a savoury note with a few flecks of thyme – it makes a difference!
How can something so simple be so sublime?
The renowned Waiheke International Jazz Festival is on this weekend. The sun is set to shine and the island is set to sizzle. Yeah! Come and enjoy spectacular food and wine while you are at it. The line-up is, as always, inspiring. The Festival kicks off on Friday at Rangihoua Estate. I’ll be stationed there […]
Darling Fifi, cute as a button baby-blue Fifi. Mmmm. Fifi! Two weeks ago it rained cats and dogs, not literally, but I wouldn’t have been surprised if it had. There was a lot of water, and, well, Fifi has a habit of wetting herself and forming a puddle under the driver’s feet when it rains. […]
Pickled peaches pretty as a picture
Coolest hotel in the capital
If they ever take this off the menu …
A line-up of food trucks along Wellington’s Queens Wharf gets the heart racing …
I’m able to offer a small series of cooking classes in my home, ‘Writer’s Retreat’, at Rocky Bay. Dishes prepared include produce from my garden, free-range eggs and stunning Waiheke wines and produce. Celebrate the last of summer before it is just a dream and we head off into cooler weather. Simple dishes. Really scrumptious […]
No recipe required
These will perk up the office morning tea break
Buttery crispy-edged mouthfuls of gorgeousness
Sometimes I’m not quite sure where a salad will take me …
Best bean leftovers ever
You won’t get in a pickle with this easy dish.
How to make cucumber behave