Archive | February, 2013

Epicurious 6th February 2013 – Add dash with a splash of bitters

In this month’s Epicurious, I use a touch of bitters to give a new dimension to sweet and savoury dishes and provide tips for the storage of eggs to keep them fresh.

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Kamo kamo – a New Zealand treasure

[Recipe: Gokpinar Kabak - a Turkish take on a NZ treasure] The long, hot summer in Lyttelton this year has meant that our garden is going gang-busters! One crop that is doing particularly well in the dry, sunny conditions is our kamo kamo (sometimes called kumi kumi). It is taking over the garden rapidly and […]

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Dealing in Herbs

[Recipe: Chilled lettuce, pea & basil soup] He told me to meet him by the big gum tree, just across the road from the pony school. Although he didn’t say so, it was clear he wanted me to come alone – not to tell anyone. I’d been waiting for 5 minutes before he finally showed […]

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Epicurious 12th December 2012 – Cheery Cherries Checked

In the December column of Epicurious I answer questions about the storage of summer stone fruit, glace cherries and ghee. Click on the image below to read the article.  

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