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Flat-iron steak with oven baked veggie chips and balsamic onions. Easy restaurant meal at home. Craft beer optional.
Whitebait fritters for kings and queens. Whitebait fritters are a classic kiwi recipe. Super easy too! Great as a snack or passing around at a barbecue
Balsamic garlic mushrooms. Serve hot or cold, great as a side dish or a platter.
Spiced duck with honey roasted figs
Yakitori-Style Scallops and Bacon
Crispy roast pork belly. Includes 8 tips for first timers.
Grilled cabbage wedges with lemon thyme dressing.
Tuscan hot smoked salmon and sundried tomato pizza.
Bacon jam. Great with eggs, burgers, bread...just about anything. Highly addictive.
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Ribbons. A light lunch or summery starter
Grilled Prawns with Cashew Cilantro Pesto. Easy recipe for entertaining. Also contains recipe for the pesto.
Beetroot and Goats Cheese Risotto
Duck Fat Croutons with Salami & Sage
20 Hour Slow Cooked Pork Belly using slow cooker. Cantonese flavours and spices: black vinegar, soy, five spice powder, garlic, sugar.
Slow Cooked Orange Pulled Pork
Roast Pork with Crackling (crunchy pork rind or scratchings). The hair dryer method.
Cornbread French Toast with golden syrup and fruit.
Smoked Salmon and Urenika Potato Pizza. Also known simply as "Maori potatoes", Urenika are a glorious deep purple.
The Shanghai Chicken Project: Toban Djan Chicken & Kale Yellow Rice. A tasty dish with chicken thighs & Toban Djan chili bean sauce.
Chinese Tea Egg Salad. Chinese Tea Eggs make an exotic variation to a boiled egg salad.
Easy Stroganoff. My mama's recipe.
Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon. Adapted to slow cooker from Julia Child's Mastering The Art of French Cooking recipe. No oven required.
Mini Party Scones with pepperoni, parmesan, cheese, red onion and herbs. Cheap and easy filler for your next party. Serve hot or cold.
Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms. One bite bliss. Mushrooms stuffed with cream cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano, herbs and grilled. Great to graze while you set up the BBQ with a beer or wine in your hand.
Easy Bacon and Egg Pie. Mustard compulsory. Serve hot with a salad or cold as picnic food.
Chinese Tea Eggs. Boiled eggs have never tasted so good. Simmered and steeped in soy sauce, star anise, cinnamon, black tea and sugar.
Smoked chicken, basil, mayo and radish salad. Radishes are easy to grow and the biggest factor is patience. Here is an easy salad to use up your crunchy fresh radish.
Creamy bacon and scallops. An easy 5-ingredient recipe served with pasta or bread.
Pavlova with lemon passionfruit cream, fresh blueberries and kiwifruit. This light, sweet dessert goes great with tart flavours.
Creamy bacon and scallops recipe. Serve on pasta or with thick, lightly toasted bread.
Caprese Salad using home made mozzarella fior di latte, summer tomatoes, fresh basil and balsamic.
Artichoke Dip. Great with chips, crackers, a baguette or crudites. Amazing as a sandwich spread.
Roasted Garlic with herb seasoning. Great addition to a platter or stir through mash or pasta. Easy and cheap.
Butterscotch sauce and apple hand pies. Much easier than it sounds and you may already have the ingredients in your kitchen.