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25th Feb Episode 3 NZ Masterchef


The first thing I notice on last nights episode is that the top 16 contestant intros are up and running. And there are my curls, almost ringlets – that isn’t natural but the smile is so hey its a look and one we’ll be seeing briefly but for a few weeks! Then of course it … Continue reading 25th Feb Episode 3 NZ Masterchef

Almond Cookies with Plum and White Chocolate Ganache


Print Almond Cookies with Plum and White Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 180 g Blanched slivered almonds 180 g Butter at room temp 180 g White Sugar 200 g Plain Flour Toasting Almonds Ganache 100 g White Chocolate 20 g Butter 1 tablespoon glucose 4-6 tablespoons of cream 1 tablespoon ‘Fresh As’ Plum Powder Instructions Tip: Toast … Continue reading Almond Cookies with Plum and White Chocolate Ganache

Fragrant Chicken Balls on a bed of fresh Yang Chun Noodles and Asian Greens


Print Fragrant Chicken Balls on a bed of fresh Yang Chun Noodles and Asian Greens This is such a simple dish but abundant with flavour – a true fresh Asian taste for the whole family to enjoy! Ingredients 2 lean chicken breasts 3 spring onions 1 lemon grass stalk handful of coriander handful of basil … Continue reading Fragrant Chicken Balls on a bed of fresh Yang Chun Noodles and Asian Greens

17th Feb Episode 2 NZ Masterchef


When I stumbled confused and exhausted through those doors at the end of my audition I suddenly was wrapped in the arms of my children, and I felt insanely happy. Their hopeful faces filled with pride when they spotted the apron and it was a Mummy moment that will last in my memory forever. When … Continue reading 17th Feb Episode 2 NZ Masterchef