Savoury Recipes

Koftas

Koftas

Koftas are meatballs, made with onion and the fragrant spices of the Middle East and one of the wide range of foods from that part of the world that have now become more common in our diets - think pita bread, hummus, olives, dates, sumac, mint and yoghurt.So, all of...

Chipotle Ribs with Roast Corn

Chipotle Ribs with Roast Corn

Got some friends or whanau coming over this summer? Why not make pork ribs?Think about that tender meat falling off the bone, crunchy bits from the grill or barbie, tangy and sticky with sauce? There’s not much to do to make this tasty meal – in fact you could cook...

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...

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