Category Archive: food

Fresh green beans

Fresh green beans

Saturday morning ritual – The vege market. Special time with my husband Alone together Buying fresh fruit and vegetables to feed our family for the coming week. A hive of …

 

Food

Food

It’s probably because I’m finally paying attention, or, maybe merely noticed, but it seems to me that food has become a lot more politicised recently. …

 

Garden fresh

Garden fresh

When I was a kid my Dad created a highly productive vegetable garden. It was beautiful, but, sadly, we thought it was so mundane that …

 

Defiance II

Defiance II

Another day, another plant in full defiance mode. This morning I found this daikon had decided to resist the inevitable and blast forth with these …

 

Chicken soup

Chicken soup

Chicken soup is top of my¬† list when it comes to foods that nourish my soul. No other food gets even close to this number …

 

Sunday brunch

Sunday brunch

We used to have pancakes for Sunday brunch fairly regularly in our household. This hasn’t been the case for quite some time. This morning when I …

 

Taking the long road home…

Taking the long road home…

Friday night. Some Friday nights you’re busting to get home. The weekend in all its splendor awaits, and you charge into the traffic, and before …

 

Rafioli

Rafioli

Food is always at the heart of our family gatherings. Over the years we have developed an eclectic cuisine that reflects where we have come …

 

Coffee mornings

Coffee mornings

Oh, Saturday morning. Isn’t today the big day? Big plans, plenty to do? Action packed places to go, people to see? After a very solid …

 

Spring calls

Spring calls

It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential New Zealand image than a tui gathering nectar from a kowhai hightlighted against a bright blue sky. It …