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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…

A Good Cause!

June 2nd, 2014

For the last 3 years I have taken part in the Pink Ribbon Fundraiser held in the month of May (although I always manage to do mine first weekend in June!!) and arrange an Afternoon Tea in support of this charity. For me it’s not just about the women who are suffering and going through the many…

Food Show Shenanigans

April 24th, 2014

I had the best time recently on the Kenwood Stand at the Christchurch Food Show, re creating the Generation Game.   Using the Kenwood Chef, in teams of 2 we had to re create a meringue basket.   As you can see, the majority of my meringue ended up on the judges and   around…