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.
Tag: Photography Aaron McLean
Marinating and curing (pickling, salting etc) are methods used to ‘cook’ fresh, raw fish in cultures around the world.
As concerns mount over massive industrial-scale fishing, a growing band of New Zealand seafood innovators are turning to practices such as aquaculture and are looking after local communities better by catching fewer fish using more sustainable methods.
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.
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.
Fast approaching its 100th birthday, St Kevin’s Arcade was built in 1924 and has retained much of its character – or regained, rather, after a restoration five years ago saw dubious 1970s touches replaced with the elegant likes of granite and basalt tiles, bronze detailing and tasteful signage.
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.
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.
Toast in any form is one of my favourite meals at any time of the day.
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.