Making your own vanilla extract is ridiculously easy. It needs just two ingredients – alcohol and vanilla. Generally vanilla extract is made with vodka due to its neutral flavour but it can also be made with other alcohol such … Read more
Achieving perfect poached eggs should be simple but for many of us it can prove a challenge to get them looking as good as they taste and also tasting as good as they look. Everyone seems … Read more
With Christmas just around the corner it is a time of planning. Many of us are planning holidays, the gifts we are going to buy and also what we plan to cook for our Christmas dinner. While we may … Read more
The tomatoes are like nothing I have ever seen before, their colour densely red and full of rich flavoured juice. Maybe this has something to do with a summer of brilliant hot days, no rain at all, yet enough underground … Read more
Sometimes in life, and not very often, you get to taste something that is so perfect that the moment stays with you forever and maybe you will never be able to replicate it again. Most recently for me it was … Read more
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Now that the kids are back to school and calm is restored, it is the perfect time to consider where you might head to next holidays or even for a long weekend away to break up the school term. … Read more
Kai Niue Food Festival is 19-22 September 2014 This event is designed to showcase our extraordinary local foods to the world and to learn from culinary experts’ new ways to prepare, cook and present our food. Running for 4 days … Read more
Niue offers a holiday menu experience like no other. “You won’t find this on many – or any – menus anyplace else in the world,” smiles Kaiika Restaurant owner, Avi Rubin, as he proudly places a sharing platter of … Read more
Tegel Hot Cooked Chicken Competition VOTING Thanks to Tegel, Circulon and Anolon for these fabulous prizes. Our fabulous prize pool is as follows: First: a Tegel apron, $100 Tegel vouchers, two Analon knives, a Circulon French skillet and … Read more
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Some of my favourite all time meals are based around pasta and while they come and go in my cooking repertoire, they remain timeless in my mind. Pasta is one of the ultimate in comfort foods and something … Read more
South Australia has everything a food lover could ever possibly wish for; incredible wine, fabulous local produce, a plethora of artisan bakers, cheese makers and numerous dairies (the milk/yoghurt product sort not the corner sort), making South Australia arguably the … Read more
Verjuice or verjus if you like, has loads of uses in the kitchen and it really is a case of the more you use it the more you will. The juice of unripe grapes, verjuice is produced on a small … Read more