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Food highlights for 2018

Food highlights for 2018

2018 is drawing to a close and I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on the food highlights of the year… Summer was all about diving for scallops and fishing (mostly for snapper), camping at the beach and enjoying time with friends. I also got to taste cabbage...
Wharf Road café review

Wharf Road café review

What makes a good café? Well… great coffee and delicious food are essential – that’s a no-brainer, but what else? I was thinking about this the other day, when the lyrics to the theme music from the American sitcom Cheers popped into my head. “…where everybody knows...
Meeting a Coromandel kiwi

Meeting a Coromandel kiwi

Last week, my son Jack and I were lucky enough to meet an iconic Coromandel resident, Rehua the kiwi. We headed up to Port Charles very early one morning in the school holidays to meet two Moehau Environment Group (MEG) volunteers, Natalie and Tommy. We were going to...
Eat your greens

Eat your greens

I am recipe-testing for my new cookbook at the moment, and I’ve just reached smoothies. Browsing old library books outside our Coromandel library, I came across one called Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko. It had a load of smoothie recipes in it so I bought...
Visit my studio

Visit my studio

Here in Coromandel, I’m participating in the Arts Tour 2017 Open Studio event… So for the next two weekends I invite you to visit me at home and have a good look about my studio and see the work I’ve been doing… I’ve been taking photos...