Homemade Granola

It's all about planning and being organised when it comes to food. As some of you know I'm not tidy in the kitchen, but usually I'm good at planning. After recent events in the kitchen I think I need to take a new approach to my cooking. I came home from  a long weekend in Wellington... Continue Reading →

Crunchy Roast Potatoes

  We have had many visitors to our house over the years.  I just love to share my home made food  and I regularly cook roast meals for our visitors. It makes great comfort food and is easy to cook. Friends of our daughters that return, mention that they love my crunchy roast potatoes.  ... Continue Reading →

Apple Crumble

We stayed with friends last weekend and we were given a bag of granny smith apples.  I love these apples. I love the green outside skin, and the slightly tart taste contained within. The apple is named after a "granny" who propagated it from a chance seedling in 1868, New South Wales, Australia. Her name... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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