Category Archives: food, cooking, eating

travel what an interesting ride, oh and fabulous people…..

I’m writing this in the very plush bar at the hotel I’m staying at near LAX airport.  Tomorrow I fly to New York.  I can’t tell you how excited I am, I have wanted to go to New York for

travel what an interesting ride, oh and fabulous people…..

I’m writing this in the very plush bar at the hotel I’m staying at near LAX airport.  Tomorrow I fly to New York.  I can’t tell you how excited I am, I have wanted to go to New York for

my holy grail of joy

On day 13 of my 30 days in America I find myself having lunch in Sonoma deciding how to spend the next week mooching through both Sonoma and Napa wine regions.  After my visit to the info centre I was

my holy grail of joy

On day 13 of my 30 days in America I find myself having lunch in Sonoma deciding how to spend the next week mooching through both Sonoma and Napa wine regions.  After my visit to the info centre I was

food made with love

  Last night I got to eat and enjoy food made with love. Food from the heart is unbeatable, it just tastes better.  I have no science to back this up, but years of eating tell me that when food

food made with love

  Last night I got to eat and enjoy food made with love. Food from the heart is unbeatable, it just tastes better.  I have no science to back this up, but years of eating tell me that when food

Falling back in love

Have you ever fallen out and then back in love with something?  With somebody? I thought it auspicious on this Valentines day to share my refall back into love……back into love with my hometown – the North Shore.  I haven’t

Falling back in love

Have you ever fallen out and then back in love with something?  With somebody? I thought it auspicious on this Valentines day to share my refall back into love……back into love with my hometown – the North Shore.  I haven’t

Strolling, gazing and grazing at Clevedon Farmers Markets – New Zealand

On Sunday, back in NZ for Ma’s 60th birthday I found myself at the Clevedon Farmers Markets enjoying one of life’s pleasurable combinations – the stroll, gaze and graze. My second visit to these markets situated only 45 minutes South East of

Strolling, gazing and grazing at Clevedon Farmers Markets – New Zealand

On Sunday, back in NZ for Ma’s 60th birthday I found myself at the Clevedon Farmers Markets enjoying one of life’s pleasurable combinations – the stroll, gaze and graze. My second visit to these markets situated only 45 minutes South East of

The things we love to do – where do they come from? My love of food.

Have you ever thought about why it is you love the things you do, and where it is they come from? Why is it that your passionate about music, food, cooking, craft, travel, movies?……..whatever it is your into.  Awhile back

The things we love to do – where do they come from? My love of food.

Have you ever thought about why it is you love the things you do, and where it is they come from? Why is it that your passionate about music, food, cooking, craft, travel, movies?……..whatever it is your into.  Awhile back

inching into my identity

Of late I’ve been hankering to get in touch with my culture, my Maori roots. I want to colour in the other half of my picture,  join a few dots and finish a few sentences about the why the who

inching into my identity

Of late I’ve been hankering to get in touch with my culture, my Maori roots. I want to colour in the other half of my picture,  join a few dots and finish a few sentences about the why the who