Savoury Recipes

Beef brisket

Beef brisket

The new owners of our local butchery are the lovely Matt and Chelsie. Chatting the other day, we agreed it can be tricky to cook a less-familiar cut of meat, so they are providing the meat and I am providing the expertise... starting with beef brisket.It’s a meat...

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Autumn's here and this is a lovely easy seasonal recipe - it's one of my favourite soups and I hope it will soon become one of yours too.  I've made a video of how to make the soup - it's super easy and tastes really good, so do give it a go. This is another...

Home-made Snapper Fishcakes

Home-made Snapper Fishcakes

An easy recipe to cook at home, using delicious fresh fish from the Hauraki Gulf (sadly we can't catch it ourselves at the moment due to the COVID-19 virus lockdown), but you may have some in the freezer, or be able to buy some from a supermarket or fish shop....

Making Chicken Stock or Bone Broth

Making Chicken Stock or Bone Broth

I can't get out and about at the moment because of the COVID-19 outbreak - but you can come to my kitchen!  I've been meaning to make some short cooking videos for a while now, and this week has been the perfect opportunity. So here's a video about how to make...

Autumn Fruits (including a feijoa chutney recipe)

Autumn Fruits (including a feijoa chutney recipe)

Welcome to my food community… to those new members from the Coromandel Seafood Festival… and to those who’ve hung in there with me for years – I’m so glad you’re there to give me feedback and encouragement, and allowing me to feel part of something bigger...

Making my own sausages

Making my own sausages

Ever fancied making your own sausages? It's long been on my 'to do' list... so this month I got to have a go... and it was so much fun! It’s an exciting time for me right now… I’m doing the final testing of recipes and I’m getting my new book...

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