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.
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There is no such thing as a cheap prawn.
The last few weeks in London have been an absolute dream. The sky is blue (mostly), and dotted with white puffy pillows of cloud … Ilaria dines in London with her flatmates.
Melting mozzarella atop roasted broccoli, with sultanas, chillies, anchovies and pine nuts can only have one place of origin: Sicily!
You’ll often see a heaping mound of broccoli at the market and, yep, that’s when you want to ROCK THE BROC!
Humphrey of Rocky Bay, that’s me!
Cooking classes on Waiheke – enjoy a winter’s day in a warm kitchen and go home inspired to cook up a feast!
We’re celebrating here because we have received exciting news: Shared Kitchen took out 2nd place in Best Website in the World in the Gourmand Awards held at the weekend in Yantai, China.
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 …
I added in a whack of white peach purée half way through the fermenting process in the hopes of creating a delightfully fruity pale ale! While I was unsure what to expect, I have to admit the end result was pretty tasty.
O-ho, this is rich – chocolate, Marsala-soaked fruits and pastry – but sooooo delicious!
I love smooth and creamy hummus but loathe commercial brands that stink of processed garlic and repeat on you later with an acrid throat burn. Making it from scratch is easy.
I might just have to suck this one up … yep, the old wive’s trick works.
You better believe this …
Oh, the speed. And the taste! These eggs will take your breath away.
Rark up the oven and get cooking a leg of lamb …
Putting a toe in the water is something that comes naturally to Tom and Jess Seaton. Counter Café, their London café famed for great breakfasts where everything is cooked from scratch, is situated on the Lea Canal in Hackney Wick, where you can ‘sit on our tropical pontoon and pretend you are on Waiheke Island’. […]
Ho Ho Ho! Potatoes on pizza. Yeah!
First stop Paris, O Chateau for a wine & cheese tasting
Making your own pizza dough costs next to nothing, but you do need time.
Only 10 minutes prep for this? Yep.
It’s not a pasta, it’s a squash!
Fresh, fruity, sweet and salty, oh, and very cute!
I’m always tempted to buy fresh chestnuts. It’s their rich glossy brown shells that get me, but as soon as I’ve bought them I start fretting about what I’m going to do with them.
Light-as-air hot cakes. Serve ’em up and watch them go!