12AM - 5AM
As we start to get closer to Christmas (less than 4 weeks away!) our focus starts to turn towards Christmas day brunch, lunch,...
So this week we are firing up the BBQ and cooking steak with Béarnaise,
I would like to introduce everyone to the wonderful...
1 kg smoked fish
1 fennel bulb, finely diced reserve the fronds for later
2 onions, peeled and diced 3 cloves garlic,...
Cook time:1 ½ hours, prep time 12 minutes
250g smoked bacon belly, cut into strips
4 large red onions, very finely sliced
2 shallots or 1 onion, peeled and diced
8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 small knob ginger, peeled
3 day marinated spring lamb (serves 6-8)
Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes
1 boned and rolled lamb shoulder,...
Uber Crispy Chicken burger with Fennel Slaw (makes 4 burgers)
6 boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 cup yogurt 1 cup milk 100g cornflour 100g...
Whilst the rest of the country outside Auckland are finding a bit of new found freedom unfortunately we are still in lockdown...
A great Father's Day dessert:
250g gingernut biscuits 125g unsalted butter, melted 500g cream cheese 300g sour...
5 oranges 1 grapefruit 250g jam setting sugar 2 tsp whiskey
Using a vegetable peeler, thinly pare...
This week I want to bring you a recipe that will not only challenge our little ones, but gets them thinking about yeast,...
1 onion, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp oil 1 cup Arborio rice 1/2 cup white wine like a chardonnay 4 cups...
1 head of cauliflower oil for cooking seasalt and cracked pepper 1 knob ginger, peeled and mircoplaned 1/2 flat...
Serve with crispy breaded pork lion cutlets
10 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
3 shallots, sliced
MIKE'S LEFTOVER PIES (serves 4)
1 tbsp cooking oil
1⁄2 onion, sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 portobello mushrooms, sliced
Fast Fishermans pie (serves 6)
700g smoked kahawai, flaked3 Tbsp butter3 Tbsp flour2 cups milk, warmed1 Tbsp wholegrain mustard4...
Chocolate cakes in a salted caramel sauce (serves 6-8)
½ vegetable oil
1 cup boiling water
Stuffed apple crumble
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp corn-starch
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp cinnamon, ground
Coq au vin with parsnip mash (serves 6)
1.5kg skinless, bone-in free range chicken thigh
2 cups red wine
6 baby white onions,...
Mike's Power Bars
2½ cups cooking oats
½ cup shredded coconut
½ tsp vanilla essence
½ tsp sea salt
½ tsp ground cinnamon
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes
3 large eggs
1 cup plain yoghurt
Zest from one lemon
½ cup vegetable oil
300gm bread flour
1 tsp salt
1 cup grated parmesan
1 cup fresh herbs, chopped
1 size 14 chicken
8 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 tsp cooking oil
1 oven bag
Hot kumara salad
15 small Kumara
Meatballs in tomato with polenta (serves 4)
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
1 small onion, finely diced