Picking tomatoes green is one way of beating the birds!
Look no further! Everything you need for your FESTIVE FEASTING!
I’ve got the garden going again, and now I’m hanging out for my first feed of beans!
Sweet, juicy and red – if your berries are not quite perfect, learn a few tips to help them on their way.
Pretty and posh – ice cream with berries, shaved halva & maple syrup. Yum!
Breakfast fit for a King? Or a Queen? For ANYONE!!!
There’s still plenty in the garden to keep the bees happy.
A few grates of lemon zest brings these eggplant crostini alive.
It’s easy when you know how!
A sublime trio: strawberries, a dusting of sugar and a puddle of cream
This is so simple it hardly calls for a recipe. Peel and slice juicy oranges, top with sliced vine tomatoes, sprinkle with small mint leaves and finely sliced green chilli, sprinkle with flaky sea salt, grind over black pepper and drizzle with a fruity extra virgin olive oil. Done! A striking, sweet and zingy salad…
This is so good you’ll want to scrape the dish for every last morsel. Get cooking it this weekend, or anytime soon.
My brother Pat and I ventured out to the supermarket yesterday. I’m down in the Wairarapa staying with him and partner Lynne for a few weeks. Although they have impressive vegetable gardens and orchards, we needed a few extra things. Like milk. And flour. And bread. Masterton supermarket had promised ‘wipes’ for the trolley handles…
Wrinkly is good!
A basket of flying saucers? Nope. A basket of scallopini to stuff and bake.
Toot toot! Bright as traffic lights, and definitely worth stopping for.
Roasting tomatoes concentrates their sweetness. Get on to it!
$7.00 dinner. An extravagance? Maybe? Maybe not.
KISS – Keep It Simple Stupid!
Mmmm. If you love eggs, and you love asparagus, it’s time to dunk!
Squishy avocado? Add it to the dressing!
Did someone say BURGER???
Yep! 4th July means party time!
Faking it. Yep, that’s right. If your quince doesn’t emit a head-turning perfume, just fake it.
Make a little bit of red meat go a long way by slicing it thinly and serving it in gorgeous baby brioche buns. Arrange torn lettuce leaves, rocket (arugula) and radicchio leaves, or whatever you have, on a platter. Strew with fresh mint leaves, parsley sprigs and roughly chopped coriander (cilantro). Add halved cherry tomatoes…
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