Marinating and curing (pickling, salting etc) are methods used to ‘cook’ fresh, raw fish in cultures around the world.
Category: Fiona Smith
Hot summer nights need cooling desserts. Personally, my favourites for this time of year are combinations of fresh fruit with ice creams, sorbets and cream.
Champagne and Sparkling wines shout celebration, don’t they?
Travel has been a huge part of my life and the thought of not being able to leave New Zealand stresses me out.
When we started to plan this issue, the idea was for a potluck dinner for a group of friends. However, at the time we went to print it was not possible to gather to eat and spend time together.
Recently, I was lucky enough to join NZ Travel and Tours on a food tour of Iran.
There are certain ingredients that just evoke the Mediterranean and here I have picked some of my favourites.
When planning food for a party, I really don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen, so getting 90% of the prep and cooking done in advance is high on my priority list – along with deliciousness and looking great of course!
I LOVE THAT SO MANY cuisines feature versions of batter cooked in a pan.
My grandmother was a big fan of baked desserts, her specialities being apple crumble and rice pudding.