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Bacon & Watercress Boil Up

Bacon & Watercress Boil Up

Being half Maori, half English, half German, half Scottish and half Irish has assured me the culinary skill to be able to boil any meal of the day.

Pumpkin Scones with Blueberry Pumpkin Jam

Pumpkin Scones with Blueberry Pumpkin Jam

I lived with my Nan and Pop in Scone, their last name was King… I was destined to be the King of Scones. I was also destined to explain to fuckers that the town is pronounced SCONE like sc-OWN and SCONE you eat sounds like SC-ON… How fuckin hard is it?!!

Lady Flo’s Pumpkin Scones

Lady Flo’s Pumpkin Scones

You could ask the next 100 people you see, who are some of their favourite female TV Cooks. Nigella Lawson, Delia Smith, Mary Berry, Margaret Fulton will pop up, even names as far back as Julia Child. But there is the one Lady, that always got overlooked. Yet in the 80’s, she ruled the world with her delectable pumpkin scores : official recipe of Food hero: Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen

Fried Tofu and Zucchini in Mongolian Sauce

Fried Tofu and Zucchini in Mongolian Sauce

Cooking Time: 10mins    Prep:  5mins Serves: Family of 8 Asians / Family of 3 Aussies / 2 Maori infants The Mongolians May have been smart enough to cease the food supplies of the Chinese. But they weren’t smart enough to stop them from taking off with their you beaut...

Caramel Peppermint Slice

Caramel Peppermint Slice

Had an unemployed mate who said “caramel and peppermint doesn’t go together.”
I quickly reminded him “It works, you don’t!”

Ka Pai Fried Chicken (Maori KFC)

Ka Pai Fried Chicken (Maori KFC)

This fried chicken goes next level with it’s not secret at all blend of 12 herbs and spices. I call this CHURcken

Watercress Spanakopita

Watercress Spanakopita

Polynesia meets the Mediterranean… Something tells me they’re going to be very good friends… 🌏🌈🌍

Canned Corned Meat Pie

Canned Corned Meat Pie

Probably the easiest pie you will ever make. Shuffling through the mountain of food that wasn't pie my gaze settled upon an old canned favourite, corned meat. My attention nearly turned to the baked beans in ham sauce when I had an epiphany. I remembered that my...

Bruschetta Bowl

Bruschetta Bowl

One of my big fuck-offs with this so-called new age of gastronomy is the term ‘de-constructed’. Especially when the local pub or tavern has just undergone a reno and they’ve replaced the old cook Boris for some spritely go-getter chef to bring a little class to the...

Balsamic Strawberries & Cream

Balsamic Strawberries & Cream

Looking back, I wish I had of used this dish to attract the ladies. Hindsight’s twenty-twenty vision I guess – Bill Cosby, florist

Marinated Green Lip Mussels

Marinated Green Lip Mussels

“The most mussels I’ve had in my mouth at once is eight!” – Brock Johnson, male porn movie ‘fluffer’

Lamb Flaps

Lamb Flaps

“Who would have thought that I would love flaps? One taste, I’m hooked” – Neil Patrick Harris, vegan

Beeramel

Beeramel

“Turning beer into caramel is equal to Jesus turning water into wine” – Father Teddy O’Reilly @ Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, St Patrick’s day 2000

Summer Roll Cigars

Summer Roll Cigars

Born out of my rabid food lust to wrap all things in filo and watch on repeat my favourite cooking shows on the food channels.. greatness was born. Light that cigar, the fat lady has sung..