Category Monthly Themes

The tradition of Christmas

Isn’t it funny how suddenly the year has reached its end and Christmas is at our door again? For me the time of year brings mixed emotions, particularly since Christmas day is my birthday. The time of year represents that…

Spring!

For me, spring has to be the most inspiring season, with all of the new plant growth and flowers around, and more interesting produce turning up in the farmers market, thoughts start to turn towards summer and sun. After spending…

Office favourites

The notion of sharing was a theme which wove its way through our blog naming sessions, ultimately inspiring the name upon which we settled; Our Kitchen. It is an inclusive term. It is our kitchen, and it is your kitchen. Not only do we want to share our recipes, thoughts and knowledge

Kiwi classics

This month’s theme is Kiwi classics and although there may be some debate over whether these recipes truly originated from our country there is no denying that we have cooked them for years and have made them unique. Our Kitchen is fast becoming an eclectic collection of recipes, with our environment

Spicing up winter

Generally I find that by the middle of winter, some of the romance of crisp frosty mornings and the excitement of first snowfall and new winter coats have passed. Winter starts to drag—the days are short, the skies grey, and…

Let’s celebrate!

Nothing beats getting together and breaking bread with your nearest and dearest. Whether you’re serving a meal you’ve spent all day preparing, or simply throwing together a quick dish at the last minute, sharing home-cooked food is the best way to celebrate I can think of…