Asparagus with Pangrattato

    With this recipe, Mum and I had the first taste of asparagus this year, and asparagus means the Spring season has finally arrived. ┬áThe asparagus is locally grown in Hawke’s Bay. This dish is very quick to make, fairly simple to construct, and has nice textures with the soft asparagus topped with crunchy […]

Potato and Herb Frittata (and No Salt Vegetable Medley)

  Mum and I were tuned into ZB Radio on a Saturday morning, listening to Nici Wickes talking about her latest recipes. Spanish Potato and Rosemary Tortilla was the recipe of the day, and Mum and I thought that sounded nice to make for our dinner, so we listened carefully to the ingredients and instructions. […]

Instant Feijoa Ice-cream by Nadia Lim

      This recipe makes quite a lot of ice-cream, and it is a nice light caramel colour. We were still eating this ice-cream for dessert several nights after we first made it. We found that the flavour keeps getting better and stronger as time goes on. So it is good to make ahead […]

Feijoa Tarte Tatin (and environmental integrity)

  Feijoa Tarte Tatin with ‘Lemon Delicious’ Puhoi Valley brand New Zealand yoghurt.   For this little story I get to use my favourite word, synchronicity. On a Friday night, Mum and her twin sister spent a large portion of their evening searching for a recipe for Feijoa Tarte Tatin. With feijoa season beginning in […]