Cook, Eat – Vegetable Frittata Bake

Cook, Eat – Vegetable Frittata Bake

Lockdown times are HEAVY am I right? I hate food waste on any normal day but, when it’s literally dangerous to go to the store and a massive time suck (hello queuing for the supermarket) my food-waste policy kicks into overdrive. We had a few…

Cook, Eat – Beef Brisket Sliders Recipe

Cook, Eat – Beef Brisket Sliders Recipe

Let’s get feast-ive! Here’s an easy to prep recipe for Beef Brisket Sliders that can slow-cook while you’re at work and will wow even the most hard to please Ladies-a-Plate aficionados. Silver Fern Farms new cut, Beef Brisket is the star of these picture-perfect sliders,…

Cook Eat – Sticky Chicken Bao Recipe

Cook Eat – Sticky Chicken Bao Recipe

Trying something new with an old fave is an easy way to find some much-needed dinner inspo as we cruise into summer and the holiday season. Lee Kum Kee Soy Sauce and chicken are pretty easy to come across in kiwi kitchens, so Dave and…

Cook, Eat: The BEST Country Chicken Pie Recipe – Ever!

Cook, Eat: The BEST Country Chicken Pie Recipe – Ever!

The seasonal rain hasn’t yet arrived here in New Zealand but there’s no denying that Winter is here. We are currently enjoying bluebird days but the temps aren’t playing around – she’s cold mate! Along with buying too many jackets and woollen socks (my winter…

Say Goodbye to Dinner Dilemmas – HelloFresh 2 Month Review

Say Goodbye to Dinner Dilemmas – HelloFresh 2 Month Review

I’m a firm believer that meal kits are one of the greatest, most convenient marvels of modern living – at least for parents lol – we are hooked! However, choosing between the various subscription box options we now have in New Zealand can be a…

Easy Southland Cheese Roll Recipe

Easy Southland Cheese Roll Recipe

Get creative in the kitchen and recreate a classic Kiwi recipe using Best Foods Mayonnaise and you could be in to win $5000 with the Best Kiwi Recipe Challenge!  Hurry, competition closes 4/9/18.  Entry details HERE I’d heard tales of the mythical Southland Cheese Roll, but…

Food to Share: The BEST Prawn Taco Recipe

Food to Share: The BEST Prawn Taco Recipe

Prawns are an ingredient that I think we shy away from a lot here in New Zealand, in fact, I don’t think I’d ever actually eaten one until I was well ensconced in my 6 year ‘OE’ in the states.  After living in both Florida…

Cook, Eat:  Twice Baked Sweetcorn and Bacon Potatoes Recipe

Cook, Eat: Twice Baked Sweetcorn and Bacon Potatoes Recipe

Vegetable prices here in New Zealand are absolutely ridiculous this summer.  If mortgaging your house to keep up a steady supply of the green gold aka, avocados is not your jam, then you’ll be looking to purchase in-season produce whose price point reflects the fact…

Cook, Eat – Homemade Burger Patty Recipe

Cook, Eat – Homemade Burger Patty Recipe

Nothing beats homemade hamburgers and with BBQ season quickly approaching, getting a go-to burger patty recipe locked, loaded and ready to go is a kiwi summer essential. I tried this recipe last night for the first time and it’s a winner.  These burgers made an…

Mushroom Pie Recipe

Mushroom Pie Recipe

Mushrooms are up there on my faves list, alongside avocados and cheese.  All three can usually be added to anything to instantly improve it. Aside from cake. Anyway, this recipe is amazing, I wish I could take credit for it (not that clever!) but I…