Last Day Of The Season : Whitebait

December 3rd, 2014

Oooh I’ve never been Whitebaiting before and was invited to the mouth of the Hurunui to catch my own, how friggin exciting.  So me and a good mate of mine, Julie went with gum boots, long johns, hair ties and high expectations for the last day of the season. We met our glorious hosts Woody,…

The Breeze – Jamaican BBQ

November 17th, 2014

The Breeze - Jamaican BBQ Youtube Video

Jax was in Auckland recently, hanging out with the team from The Breeze and cooking up a BBQ to remember for one of their lucky listener’s – Jax, The Breeze and Alfa One Spray Oil… What a combo!

Seafest 2014 : Kaikoura

October 3rd, 2014

For the last 3 years, I have been blessed to work in this amazing place, Kaikoura for the annual Seafest Festival. Which, for those of you not familiar with NZ is on the East Coast of the South Island, it is stunning. Thousands of people flock to this region to sample beautiful wines, delicious seafood and…

Kitchen Part 2 – The Birth Of Eve!

July 31st, 2014

I don’t know if you know this about me, but I tend to give most things in my life a name.  My car is called Esther, my house plants, Doris and Dulcie, my cat Pumpkin! Like most of my choices,  I knew my kitchen had to have a name and that the name would come…

Kitchen Rules – Part One!

July 22nd, 2014

I’ve recently learned that renovating an old one is very different to installing a kitchen in a brand new home.  Having never, ever done anything like this before, there were massive lessons for me, everyday. November 2013, I began planning what was to become a major part of my life for 7 months. The renovation of…