These zucchini, pea and feta fritters are equally as good for lunch as they are for dinner. For a non-vegetarian option, I can highly recommend adding either bacon or smoked salmon! The brown rice flour works a treat in the fritters, providing a boost of nutrition and making this a very easy gluten-free meal (just make sure your baking powder […]
This summery meal of chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and corn on the cob can be cooked inside or outdoors on the barbecue. It’s easy and yummy! The kumara (sweet potato) cakes are fairly soft – if you prefer, you can use red kumara which will make the patties firmer. For an easier option, you could easily skip the kumara […]
This super easy chicken and nectarine summer salad has become a regular in our household! It’s fresh and light with a surprising yet delicious combination of flavours. This recipe was inspired by a salad I had while out for the Y.U.M Christmas lunch at The Conservatory in Wynyard Quarter (this lunch involved me and my two unpaid but very dedicated […]
This week's summer entertaining menu features a beverage, appetiser, main and dessert. Kick the evening off with a watermelon and strawberry cooler, served with the ultimate chips and dip. For main course, enjoy lamb and haloumi skewers with rosemary honey chicken nibbles. Finish with an delicious, easy Black Doris plum Bakewell tart.
Delicious Black Doris plum Bakewell cake makes a super easy dessert that can be prepared ahead of time. Raspberries, blueberries and strawberries are also great options. The Black Doris plum sauce is such an easy addition that really takes this dessert up a notch. I like to serve the cake with softly whipped cream, but ice cream or custard are […]
The flavours in each part of this summer entertaining main course complement each other perfectly. From lamb and haloumi skewers, to rosemary chicken nibbles, salad and vegetables, there’s something to suit everyone’s tastes! Most of this meal can be made in advance, making things a lot less stressful when you’re entertaining guests. Then fire up the BBQ and leave the […]
This summer entertaining appetiser is the ultimate chips and dip. One healthy dip, one indulgent dip and some very tasty homemade chips make for a great way to kick off the evening! I definitely recommend giving the homemade chips a go. They’re so easy and every time I make them they get rave reviews! THE ULTIMATE CHIPS AND […]
For a refreshing summer drink, you can’t go past this watermelon and strawberry cooler. Bonus: you get to consume one of your daily fruit servings at the same time! Serve this delicious cool beverage to your guests when they arrive and send them straight into relaxation mode! It works just as well without the rum too, as a mocktail. […]