lockdown curry

‘Cos everyone needs a curry at least once during lockdown! For this one I have teamed up with my mates at Silver Fern Farms to create a super-easy slow-cooked beef curry, using their delicious Beef Brisket. I don’t know what it is about curries – they just seem like the ultimate, tasty, belly-filling delicious answer […]

festive margaritas & spicy fish tostadas with lime & coriander crema

Falalalala – how has this happened? It is Christmas next week… I feel like I am holding my breath to stop from hyperventilating, seriously, I can not wait for a wee break, and the opportunity to just chill out with good friends and family. Fortunately I have had the chance for a final festive collab […]

hearty vego curry

Surpriiiiise! Two recipes in two days…whaaaat?! I thought I’d quickly pop this hearty vego curry up this morning before heading into TVNZ for Breakfast as it’s one of the curries I will be talking about this morning. Given Pog and Hoob are both mostly vegetarian I am always thinking of things that I can make […]

show us your brussels, with orecchiette, pancetta, ricotta, lemon & chilli

Lordy, Lordy it’s been a while! Are you still out there!?? My life has been so crazily busy lately, I am relieved to finally have a new recipe for you. It is inspired by one of my favourite dishes at Andiamo restaurant and has a delicious combination of vibrant brussels sprouts, salty pancetta, creamy ricotta, […]

port-soaked sultana & dark chocolate brownie

Lordy, lordy, lordy it’s been a busy few weeks…but first the brownie. They are made with sultanas that have been soaked over-night in port, loads of intense dark chocolate and beautifully rich Dutch cocoa powder – the result is the most fabulously indulgent brownie ever. And moist? (Yup I said it). They are indeed. To […]