Mango Frozen Yoghurt Author: Vanessa This came to be a favourite by accident! If you don’t have enough mangoes for your machine to churn then it is handy to open the fridge and add in what you can find to increase the volume – in this case some lite Greek style yoghurt. It … Continue reading Mango Frozen Yoghurt
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
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
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
But it has to be Asia that has ultimately influenced my life. Love, marriage, children and cuisine. Sixteen years as expats with the fortune to live in Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and now New Zealand. Our family has grown, immersed in the heady aromas and flavours that typify South East Asia. Chunks of turmeric and galangal … Continue reading Living in Asia
New Zealand – this is a whole new adventure and we are finding our feet, in a different more established way. Yet, the desire to be not only immersed but surrounded with food has only flourished. My boys – all of them – are sharing in the cooking. Junior Master Chef has invaded our home … Continue reading MasterChef NZ – settled!!