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LIFE IN FULL SWING

March has come around awfully quickly and the whole team in Our Kitchen is in full swing with life moving faster than we would like it to some days.  Lauren has been in China for work and has been treated…

Praying for summer

Way down here in our neck of the woods, in our little south pacific paradise we have been waiting very patiently for something to come.  Like kids taking a peek from under the sheets trying to catch a glimpse of…

Happy New Year!

Right now, the Our Kitchen team are scattered in various directions – feet up, drink in hand, soaking up the sun, our minds wandering a long way from product development (we hope!). Other than Kate, who managed to turn us…

A very merry christmas!

Last Christmas our son was four weeks old.  As we gathered around the Christmas tree to unwrap presents he lay sleeping, swaddled in muslin in his Moses basket oblivious to the sound of happy chatter and rustling paper.  This year,…

Street food

Street food is seasonal, specialised, speedy and as its name suggests, eaten on the street from a truck, a cart or a stall.  For you it could be an elderly lady hunched over a pot of hot oil, frying cheese…

Sweet in savoury

A sweet element naturally lends quite distinctive tastes to savoury foods. The incomparable aroma of a sweet and sticky glaze caramelizing takes a smokey salty Christmas ham to another level, the sweet floral notes of a pineapple salsa adds freshness…

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…

One pot wonders

This morning a blanket of thick fluffy grey cloud hangs over the city.  The neighbours avocado tree, heavy with fruit, is buffeted in the wind and the leaves on our passionfruit vine nod in time.  It’s chilly outside, and it’s…

Pasta and noodles

I will freely admit that I am rather partial to pasta.  This partiality made itself known the first time I set about making pasta and as the years pass it has by no means waned.  The taste and texture that…

Our new baby

My job as a product evaluator is to stand in the shoes of our customers and test the ability and usability of our cooking products. Our latest built-in oven was tested vigorously as a complete unit and for the performance…