HOMEGROWN KITCHEN COOKBOOK IS HERE!

Tomorrow is the day – Monday 10th April – that my new cookbook Homegrown Kitchen officially hits the shelves of bookstores and retailers around New Zealand. I cannot wait for you to see it in real life! This is the book that I have always wanted to write – a … Read More

SUPER GREEN BROAD BEAN FALAFEL

Hello summer! The season of abundance and giving, beach and river swims, and regular gatherings with friends and family. Every year I have grand plans of a slower time leading up to Christmas but somehow the calendar fills up with school picnics, end of year events and family barbecues. But … Read More

WINTER CAESAR SALAD with Kale & Brussels Sprouts

Firstly, Thank-you… for all the support and encouragement for my new cookbook. I truly can’t wait to share it with you early next year. I have read through every single survey response – over 400 of them! – taking notes (some that will be used at a later date) and … Read More

WILD MUSHROOM SOUP + Fennel Salsa

For many years now I have been eating predominately with the seasons. Over this time I have noticed how perfectly the garden harvest compliments the season. For example bright and vibrant berries and summer fruit scream sun and warmth, while the produce of autumn is more mellow with the colour … Read More

HERB BOOSTED TABBOULEH SALAD with Quinoa

I still clearly remember the first time I tasted real tabbouleh. It was while living in Canada and I was visiting a friend in Whistler. One of his roommates (flatmate) was Lebanese who loved to cook his traditional cuisine. One of the nights I was staying they had a good … Read More