I shared with you a recipe from a young friend who had lived in a student flat on a meagre income while he was studying. It was a delicious and heartwarming chicken stew made from the leftov… Read More
The household numbers just the two of us these days with the children all grown and living away from home. So the days of cooking a roast chicken and making sausage meat balls to make… Read More
Last weekend I met my girlfriend at La Cigale Market in Parnell – she lives out South and I live on the North Shore, so nearly a half-way point, and a great place for a nice weekend br… Read More
Does your letterbox get flooded with loads of retail brochures, and real estate flyers? Ours too – and after the long weekend of Queens Birthday there were even more than normal!  &hell…Read More
Willingness – the state of being prepared to do something Read More
You can’t best a good roast pork belly. The lovely thick layer of fat on pork belly keeps the meat moist as it roasts and also gives you an incredible even layer of delicious crackling… Read More
I love winter root vegetables – especially parsnip! The parsnip is a root vegetable related to the carrot and parsley. It was interesting to learn that parsnip contains more suga… Read More
‘Quark?’ I hear you say – what on earth is that? Quark means ‘curd’ in German and is thought to have originated in Central Europe–in fact it has been made… Read More
I cook without meat at least once a week: as I have got older I find red meat especially less agreeable with my tummy. At the same time it is often quicker to put together a nice tasty veget… Read More
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