Happy New Year!

Well, I know it is waaaaaay into the new year already, but it has been chaos with hospitals, beagles and family. But all seems to be settling down now.   What's he plan for 2015 you say? Well, mainly to get sorted… Lol. The plan involves posting far more frequently, more recipes and knitting patterns….…

Pie…. mmmmmmm….. Pie

Goodmorning…. here in New Zealand it is autumn.  Apples are fully in season, and the cooler days make warm apple pie such a delicious option. Here is a recipe for Apple Pie…. made IN THE APPLE. But I am being sneaky… this is my recipe, but I currently have it in a pie making contest. …

Culinary Legacies and the Experience of Time

I’ve been thinking a lot about my favourite foods recently…. Like, a lot. They are so different from that of my immediate family, and that’s when the realisation that my own food experiences have been shaping and changing my own diet. Crazy. In Friday I sat down at my favourite Turkish restaurant, Zara’s in Upper…

A Few Super Fast Lunches

I’ve been trying to each healthier this year, as by the end of the academic year, my lunches are crazy carb fuelled wonders…. The plan is food from the garden, in the box, and out the door before I have time to think… Garden salad, satay sauce in the piggy, apricots and almonds. Pasta salad…