Roasted Vegetable Frittata

Being a foodie I often get asked advice on how to cook something.  I have lots of information in my head from years of cooking and working out how to share it on my blog doesn’t come to me immediately. Today I met up with a good friend, and she asked me if I had…

Puff Pastry Tarts

I’m feeling kind of lazy on this autumn Saturday.  When I’m lazy and relaxing at home, my mind turns to food. My instagram feed is full of beautiful food shots and food created by extraordinary people. The coffee table is full of Cuisine and Dish magazines, and endless cookbooks. I just love to browse through…

Watermelon and Feta Salad

We are experiencing lovely warm days here in Auckland.  Hot summer days calls for something cold and refreshing.  Iced water, ice cream, ice blocks and watermelon are some of the cooling tastes of summer. Watermelon on it’s own is refreshing, especially when it’s cut straight from the fridge.   I found this salad via Jamie…

Fresh Salads

It is Easter weekend, and the sun is still shining in Auckland! It has been an ideal weekend to go out on a boat, laze at the beach or swim in the sea. Autumn is approaching, and one feels this may be the last chance to relish in all things summer in New Zealand for…

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…