I’m writing this just as Auckland has come out of Level-3 for the third (and hopefully the last) time.
Category: Ginny Grant
A scratchy phone line to Rob Beard is explained by the fact he’s on a high inland farm in Hawke’s Bay inspecting farming stock; he’s also overjoyed by the fact that he’s just spotted three deer.
We are all armchair travellers now, whether we like it or not. Like many of you, I was about to travel on holiday, taking my first trip outside Australasia in over a decade.
It’s one of the best times of the year to be cooking; the harvest season when the autumn vegetables are full of flavour, but some of those early winter vegetables are appearing too.
Toast in any form is one of my favourite meals at any time of the day.
We all need a few tricks to make summer meals a little bit easier. I like pulling a jar of something out of the fridge and putting it to good use.
The Christmas period is a time for big-occasion meals, whether it’s the formal Christmas dinner, a barbecue or a ‘bring-a-salad’ affair.
What does comfort mean to you? A bowlful of warm soup prior to a Netflix binge?
THE CITRUS-LIKE clean flavour of lemongrass is both refreshing and invigorating.
Trading of spices has been practised since antiquity through overland and maritime routes. It has built and destroyed economies and has come to represent both luxury and the everyday.