Friday night fish and chips

I was feeling the need for an old habitual meal from my childhood with a bit of my own modern twist. I made a roasted tomato and caramelised spanish onion relish. I roasted the tomatoes slowly on a low oven heat for about an hour, caramelised the spanish onion in a saucepan over low heat…

A foray into japanese

My lovely friend Katie and I went a did a great little Japanese Comfort Food course at the Chef’s Armoury a couple of weeks ago and I’m finding it fun attacking this cuisine in a different way. The first thing I did was to replicate exactly some of the dishes that were made on the…

Home smoked salmon breakfast treat

I am loving the surplus NZ salmon we have in our freezer from our smoking day a few weeks ago. This was a breakfast of home smoked NZ salmon, chive and potato rosti, poached egg, wilted silver beet from the garden and roast tomato. For the rosti I boiled two medium peeled potatoes with the…