Cheese and Miso Scones

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Images: Brydie Thompson 3 cups flour 5 tsp baking powder 75g butter, cold 1½ cups of grated cheese (we used Meyer tasty or vintage gouda) 2 tbsp miso paste 1½ cups buttermilk or thin natural yoghurt* Mix the flour and baking powder together. Grate the butter into the flour and then […]

Cheesy Crumbed Baked Chicken

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Images: Brydie Thompson 4 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless 150g Meyer cheese, cut into strips (we used the herb and garlic gouda) 75g butter ½ onion, finely chopped 3–4 rashers streaky bacon, finely chopped 1½ cups Panko breadcrumbs ⅓ cup finely chopped parsley Score the chicken breasts on a diagonal 3–4 times […]

Cheese and Onion Tart with Walnut Pastry

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Images: Brydie Thompson Pastry ½ cup walnuts ½ cup wholemeal flour 1 cup flour 150g butter, cold 1 tsp salt ¼ cup cold water Filling 2 large onions extra virgin olive oil 1 cup cream 2 eggs 150g Meyer cheese (cumin gouda is perfect for this tart!) For the pastry Place […]


Words Kate Monahan-Riddell Set in the lush green farmland of the Waikato’s Hinuera Valley, the Red Barn offers a slice of rural New Zealand. With views of rolling green pastures, nearby mountains and Lake Karapiro, it has become a popular destination for weddings, private parties and corporate events since its launch over 10 years ago. […]