Jasberry Rice, An Awesome Initiative

One of the big things that the last few months have reinforced is how much I want to support businesses that have a social conscience. Helping them to continue working in this tumultuous world of uncertainty. Our dollars suddenly seem more precious … 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 »

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 »

Spicing Up Summer

  With long summer days ahead of us it is time to relax, unwind and enjoy some fabulous easy recipes that also have a little zing to make them interesting. This feature is brought to you by Valcom, makers of … Read more »