Vietnamese food is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, and they get this reputation from the use of all the fresh ingredients and their minimal use of oil. This recipe will transport you straight to Vietnam. It is super delicious and also very healthy; it is jam packed with lots of fresh herbs and the pork is cooked in coconut water. Succulent slow cooked pork, fresh coriander and mint, a sprinkle of peanuts, […]
Merry Christmas to all of the foodies! From me and Martin Bosley. Martin is a well known chef who is based in Wellington. If you have a chance go and check out his new venture, Poneke. It has recently opened on the waterfront and is open for breakfast, dinner and everything in between. x
O ur annual Girls Christmas Dinner Party is the highlight of the social calendar. It started a few years ago, and each year it gets better. There has been Mexican, Magical, and Asian Christmases and this year was Under the Sea. It’s your typical christmas party. Who doesn’t love a pot luck dinner with secret santa, games and a choreographed performance to Mariah Carey. Lets not forget Bublé’s Christmas album on repeat, and a bit of […]
This recipe is amazing! If you are a fan of cauliflower cheese, you will go crazy for this amped up healthy alternative. I first tried this at my friend Emma’s house and I demanded the recipe off her (I even hounded her on Facebook when she hadn’t sent it to me within a few days). Charley Noble has a similar dish at their restaurant, and this is where Emma first got her inspiration to make […]
If you always order polenta chips when you are out for lunch and dinner, here is a recipe for you. This recipe produces restaurant quality polenta chips! The chips taste so good, you would never guess that they are baked not fried. Thank you Donna Hay for the recipe and Laura for the inspiration. The polenta can also be prepared a few days in advance if you need.
When I went to Auckland a month or two ago I had the most amazing breakfast at Dear Jervois (click her to see the deliciousness). The balsamic mushrooms were so freaking good that I had to try find a way to recreate this dish at home ASAP. Hannah and I invited some friends over for brunch to celebrate the long weekend – I know Labour weekend was a while ago, but hey I have been […]
There is nothing better than a deliciously creamy fish pie. It is not everyone’s cup of tea, but if you like fish pie, then you will LOVE this recipe. The first time I tried this pie, was as a flat meal in Dunedin… many years ago when I was a poor university student. There are not many recipe’s that I would ever repeat from my scarfie days as they were all frozen veges and mince […]