Monthly Archives: March 2013

T is for Tomato

Nicole and I have had many a heated debates over whether tomatoes or cucumbers are the superior vegetable. The answer, obviously, is tomatoes. Raw in a salad, slow cooked and sweet, simmered for pasta, with lentils and coconut milk for a curry, I would be lost without them in my fridge. Although my plants have […]

Lazing on a Sunday afternoon…

Even though I am not a sweet tooth, give me a hunk of blue cheese over chocolate any day, lazy days are always made better by coffee and cakes. So¬†I was actually pleased when I woke up on Sunday morning to the sound of rain drumming on the roof. It made it perfectly excusable to […]

Rolling out Ravioli

This blog post is going out to friends and adventures, as the last few weeks have been filled with friends who have exciting prospects on the horizon. Last night was dedicated to two friends who are going to be sorely missed in Auckland. We cooked a feast from¬†Jerusalem and made feijoa cocktails from the tree […]

Q is a Quiet Weekend

Ollie got on a plane two weeks ago and flew to a new job in a city named Taipei. I, however, still live in a city named Auckland, the city where there seems to be no end in sight to the summer and there a teacher’s registration to work towards. After one week I thought […]