Nana’s Chicken Salad

My Nana was a wonderful cook.  She loved fussing over everyone with food, and every one loved the fussing and her food, including my uncles John and Roger. My Nana, knew that Roast Chicken was my favourite and she made it when I came to visit for dinner.  I remember on one ocassion when I…

Creamy Chicken with Penne Pasta

I have been busy over the last week, and have been completely disorganised with my evening meals. The menu plan I set up for a fortnight came to an end on Sunday and I have not found the time to compile a new plan.I will get back into menu planning as soon as I can!…

Chicken Meatballs on top of Spaghetti

Sometimes there is a good reason why we should prepare meals from scratch.  Do you really know what is in your food, and do you care? We rely on labelling and testing, but it appears it is not enough, in light of the the recent “horsemeat” meatballs controversy which hit Europe and Britain last week….

Chicken with lemon and feta

I thought I would start my blog with a very simple recipe, which has been a hit with family and friends. This is so quick to put together, that even my youngest daughter who is reluctant to cook can do it. Donna Hay demonstrated the original recipe at the Auckland Home Show a couple of…