Storm shell clams, octopus and pāua are three kai moana that you might not have considered cooking – the tricky ones, the ones you wrestle with, the ones you avoid.
Category: Ginny Grant
It is thought that tomatoes originated at the northern edge of the Andes in South America, travelled up through the Americas and were then taken by the Spanish to Europe and the Middle East, and more latterly India and Asia.
I’m writing this just as Auckland has come out of Level-3 for the third (and hopefully the last) time.
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?