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Rockburn Wines – Central Otago

Rockburn Wines – Central Otago

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
I recently received some bottles of wine from Rockburn Winery from Central Otago to sample.  Yes, how lucky am I?  Lucky indeed!!!! WOW, just WOW!!!! I was sent three bottles…

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Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube Books

Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube Books

| June 23, 2014 | 2 Comments
I am a huge fan of Jamie Oliver.  Not just his skills as a Chef but what he is trying to do to help people get inspired to cook ‘real’…

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My Top 5 Baking Recipes at the Mo!

My Top 5 Baking Recipes at the Mo!

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
These are my top 5 baking recipes that I am using ….  I tend to make the same thing over and over until I am completely sick of it then…

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One Bowl Apple Cake

One Bowl Apple Cake

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
One Bowl Apple Cake This cake is so easy to make.  The hardest part is peeling the apples.  My husband has worked his way through half of it and said…

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Villa Maria – The Sparkle of Summer All Year Round

Villa Maria – The Sparkle of Summer All Year Round

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Villa Maria – The Sparkle of Summer All Year Round There are some tastes of summer that you wish could last all year; sun-ripened berries, freshly caught seafood cooked on…

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Cool off with refreshing chilled teas from Red Seal

Cool off with refreshing chilled teas from Red Seal

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cool off with refreshing chilled teas from Red Seal. As the weather forecast is showing lots of sunshine this week, why not make some chilled iced tea’s thanks to Red…

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Dairy Free Ice Cream

Dairy Free Ice Cream

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Is there such a thing as dairy free ice cream? Surely it’s a contradiction in terms… Well yes technically I guess it can’t be called ice “cream” because by definition…

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Homemade Muesli

Homemade Muesli

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
My breakfast of choice at the moment is muesli with plain yoghurt, slices of banana and a little rice milk plus some home grown strawberries, if the birds or kids…

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Brew your own alcohol

Brew your own alcohol

| December 13, 2013 | 2 Comments
Brew your own alcohol … ever thought of it? I am lucky enough to be great friends with one of the owners of The Grow and Brew Shop.  We were…

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The Art of Sharing – Banque Oyster Bar and Eatery

The Art of Sharing – Banque Oyster Bar and Eatery

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
“Sharing plates is the way people like to eat now,” says Dominique Parat, the owner of Banque Oyster Bar & Eatery in Remuera. “It’s comfortable and convivial, and gives a…

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