How to Make Really Good Hummus

Making smooth, creamy restaurant quality Middle Eastern hummus is unbelievably easy with a few simple tricks. After years of making hummus, it has almost been an eureka moment when I realised I was making very average hummus and with little … Read more »

20 Ways with Sauerkraut and Kimchi

  While fermented foods were once the domain of alternative lifestylers, the bug is super catchy and is now finding its way into homes (and supermarkets) everywhere.  From kimchi, kombucha, sour doughs, sauerkrauts and kefir, fermenting is the new buzz … Read more »

Bali with Our Teens

    Warning:  If you are a family that likes riding elephants or zoos, apologies you won’t find that here. There is an eager air of anticipation as our boat is loaded with guests, dive gear and a reassuring ratio … Read more »

How to use Yuzu

  The Yuzu is a citrus, although quite different to citrus that we are used to here in New Zealand.  Looking a bit like a large bumpy mandarin they are anything but. Originally from Japan, the yuzu is a hybrid … Read more »

Tasty Barbecue Ideas

Tasty Barbecue Ideas

With the days being hot enough to almost cook an egg on the patio,  most of us are choosing to cook and eat outside in the evening cool rather than face the heat of the kitchen. With tongs in our … Read more »