POTATO, HOT SMOKED SALMON AND DILL SALAD

Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images ASHLEE DECAIRES Dill is a dreamy match with both seafood and potatoes, so this easy salad has to be a winner. 750g–1kg new potatoes salt ⅓ cup homemade aioli or a good quality mayonnaise ⅓ cup sour cream ⅓ cup fresh dill, chopped zest and juice of a lemon 1…

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ROSEMARY SKEWERED BABY POTATOES

Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images ASHLEE DECAIRES A little fiddly but an impressive way to serve new potatoes this BBQ season.  Baby potatoes Woody sprigs of rosemary Olive oil Salt & pepper I used a thin metal straw to pierce a hole through each potato. Cut the rosemary into equal lengths and strip two thirds…

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GNOCCHI WITH SAGE BUTTER

Recipe VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images ASHLEE DECAIRES A classic way to enjoy beautiful sage is with a beurre noisette or burnt butter sauce. Served here with store bought gnocchi, you can of course make yours from scratch, but I am a fan of the Granoro Gnocchi (available from Vetro and La Cave). It’s shelf stable…

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Water Saving Tips

Hamiltonians, along with all New Zealanders, thirst for water increases dramatically over the summer months. As there is no significant increase in stormwater, it is believed this increase in use goes into our gardens, lawns and keeping cool. Regardless of whether we are in a drought or not, this huge increase in demand puts a…

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AEROPRESS

Words VICKI RAVLICH-HORAN | Images BRYDIE THOMPSON If great coffee wherever you go is a priority this summer, Josie Evans from Excelso Coffee says the AeroPress is the way to go. This nifty little bit of kit is perfect for the bach, motorhome, camping … In fact, you might just like it so much that…

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