When I was home over the summer, one of the things I noticed, and admired about living in a small community was the gift of giving. Waiheke Island is a haven for horticulturists and growers – not just for olives and the vast vineyard blocks that dominate our landscape, but for fresh organic produce, orchards and… Continue reading Sharing & caring.
I think four months is an adequate amount of time to take off from writing a post don’t you think? I got myself a wee bit distracted with life this summer and my writing and recipes have somehow taken a back seat. However, after a summer of baking sweet treats and filling up cabinets with multi-coloured and… Continue reading Bula from Fiji.
When I got home from Bali, I had a curious urge to make (eat) my own granola. All that amazing cafe testing, left me keen to see if I could put some of that inspiration to the test! I made a few batches that didn’t really work out as I’d imagined in my head but… Continue reading Granola test kitchen.
I’ve always been a bread lover. Thick crusty toast being my snack of choice in my early years, then daily sandwich competitions with my brother as a teenager The love of bread carried on through to my twenties when I realised that same crusty loaf went exceptionally well with fine olive oil, balsamic, fresh pesto, sundried… Continue reading An artisan journey.