With Beetroot

Two Salads – Kohlrabi, Mint and Rocket and Beetroot, Leek and Walnut

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2014by frenchie

I know it seems a bit odd to be doing salad recipes at the start of winter but we spent last weekend up north and the weather was very mild – too warm for a winter soup that I’d made so I used produce growing in my garden and vegetables I’d bought from various stallholders. […]


Poached Salmon with Roasted Vegetables and Herb Sauce

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Every weekend shopping at our Market I see so many fantastic fresh ingredients that I want to cook that I’m a bit inclined to go overboard and buy too much. This recipe is one where I managed to use a big selection of stallholders delicious products and have a delicious light spring dinner. 1 medium […]


Asparagus Salad

Roasted Asparagus and Beetroot Salad and Raw Artichoke Salad

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

We spent our weekend (Monday and Tuesday) out of Auckland. Without thinking too much about what I’d cook, I quickly bought a variety of fruit and vegetables from several stallholders during the weekend. I ended up with fresh artichokes, asparagus, beetroot, basil, watercress and more. As well I bought boccincini from Marina of Italian Cheeses. […]