Author: Jess

Lazy Sunday’s

Lazy Sunday’s

This month the OurKitchen team are bringing you ‘Lazy Sunday’s’. We have carefully selected those recipes, which for us, epitomise a lazy Sunday. From French toast to pickled vegetables and a whole heap of deliciousness in-between; we are looking forward to sharing them with you […]

Family Favourites

Family Favourites

I had some unexpected time off last week….. The Sunday before last started off as a perfectly normal day. I got up and met a friend at the beach for a dog walk, before returning home around 10am. I came in through the front door (with my […]

High Tea

High Tea

This month’s theme conjures up memories of delicious sandwiches with their crusts cut off, scones piled high with clotted cream and jam, and tiny morsels of cake; served on delicate, tiered cake stands which stand proudly upon lace covered tables, (more…)

Lanterns, light and winter’s longest night

Lanterns, light and winter’s longest night

A celebration of light is at the heart of Dunedin’s Midwinter Carnival. I had been really looking forward to the festival for weeks as we had planned such an evening of great food and cheer.  We were but a few of the many faces gathering […]

Soups & winter warmers

Soups & winter warmers

As winter graces New Zealand with her presence, my thoughts are beginning to turn towards the mid-winter carnival here in Dunedin. By the time this month is up, the iconic festival will have been and gone, leaving lovely memories of being outside, but wrapped up […]