{Bookshelf} Snapper Pan Fried with Turmeric & Dill from Luke Nguyen’s The Food of Vietnam

This is not actually on my bookshelf it’s on lone from Mr B, was actually last year’s birthday present for him. We’ve cooked quite a bit from here as love Vietnamese flavours; a favourite the seared scallops with tamari. lemongrass & chilli....more

{Bookshelf} Sweetcorn Slaw from Ottolenghi's Plenty More

This another Ottolenghi gem from Plenty More & it is perfect for those summer BBQs & the weather here in Auckland has been just perfect for BBQs these past few weeks....more

Ham & Spinach Tart

Happy New Year!...more

Nigel’s Ham, Cheese & Apple Muffins

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! The Christmas festivities are over once again....more

{Cook Book} Ottolenghi's Broccolini & Edamame Salad with Curry Leaves & Coconut from Plenty More

I’ve had my mitts on this gem for a little while but the cooking mojo seems to have vacated the premises these last few months even with new Ottolenghi inspiration on hand! Desperate times indeed....more

Chicken Satay & a Fiery Noodle Salad

This is one of Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals & yes it did take a little longer. Maybe 45 minutes which was fine by me....more

{Just Photos} Taste Auckland

Bracu's yellowfin tuna with potato, lemon, & chorizo bolognese So we were checking the weather every day but as Saturday grew closer it just didn’t look like the weather gods were going to be on our side....more

Fush & Chups

Fush & chups….quintessentially kiwi....more

Thai Chicken with Crunchy Asian Slaw

This is a great speedy supper for the longer lighter, though not quite warmer days. I’ve still had the heat pump on...more

Shaved Melon, Fennel & Olive Salad

So I am still in the midst of my 4 weeks of healthy living....more