This dish works well throughout the year. Simply change the
sweet tomatoes for mushrooms, wilted greens or even alongside
a hearty stew.
New Year resolutions to live a healthier, happier life can
easily fade but Claire Turnbull has some good advice to help
you stay on track. Charmian Smith reports.
Annabel Langbein shares her latest creations, many of
which use ingredients grown in her own gardens on the shores
of Lake Wanaka, with Summer Times readers.
These carrots are so easy - great as a warm side accompanying
a simple steak or chicken breast.
This densely decadent brownie with the added delight of fresh
drunken cherries (best soaked overnight) will be a memorable
addition to the festive season.
Pegasus Bay Winery in Waipara has an enviable record of
making fine wines and winning awards for its restaurant,
including six from Cuisine.
This refreshing soup works wonderfully hot or chilled and the
addition of pungent smashed basil takes the soup to another
Turkey and ham are traditional fare at Christmas. If you
don't have a favourite family recipe, try these, courtesy of
Croziers, who raise free-range turkeys near Ashburton, and
Bevan Smith, of Riverstone Kitchen.
It might be a bit daunting to have to come up with
interesting vegan Christmas fare but with several vegans in
my own extended family, I've had plenty of years to practise.
Summer is here and so are fresh juicy salads. Adding fruit
and a good dressing will liven up any dinner party.
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