When we think of autumn, we immediately think of pumpkin! The name derives from the Greek word meaning 'large melon.' Funny that, it indeed belongs to the same family as melons, cucumbers and courgettes! As pumpkins contain seeds and grow on vines, it is in fact considered a fruit, rather than a veggie – who knew?!
Crunchy, golden, mouth-watering perfection. We're confident these spuds will be on your go to recipe list from now on. Pair them with your favourite aioli or hollandaise and then prepare for your taste-buds to go to heaven.
Cold weather calls for a comforting cuppa to warm you from the inside out. Our favourite for this autumn is our aromatic chai tea latte! Easy to make and the perfect treat for two, we hope you indulge and enjoy it on a cool autumn morning or cosy night in.
With colder weather calling, it's the time we start to crave something warming and sweet as an after dinner treat. We've created an indulgent Apple Crumble that's perfect for a cosy night in, or for delighting your friends taste buds at a dinner party!
Whether you're having a Sunday roast with the family or entertaining guests, our Roast Chicken is a crowd pleaser that'll leave everyone blissfully full and content. The leek, walnut & blue cheese stuffing is a flavoursome change from a traditional roast which we think you'll love!
Salads don't just have to be for the summer time. With autumnal roasted veggies and toasted quinoa, this fragrant dish is food for the stomach and for the soul! It'll warm you up and give you the comfort of a warm wintery meal. Enjoy!
Served fresh in a salad, baked into a warming crumble, prepared as a relish, eaten on their own, or controversially, with a dollop of peanut butter (give it a try!)... apples are coming into the season where they're fresh, crisp and ready to be a staple in your Autumn diet, no matter what way you prefer them. This delicious fruit is in abundance in NZ over the coming months, so to make the most of them we have some appetising apple recipes created just for you!
Share the love of food this Valentine's and prepare our decadent Fondue For Two for a special loved one!
Diced into salsa, sliced into sammies, cooked into sauce or squeezed into juice. Tomatoes are without a doubt one seriously versatile fruit. That’s right – a fruit! We've got some delicious bonus recipes to utilise tomatoes while they're at their peak and tasting the best!
Coconut yoghurt is all the rage, and it’s no wonder with all the tasty ways you can use it. Not only can it be scooped onto your breakfast or used as a meat marinade like in our Coconut BBQ Chicken but we’ve thought of 5 other clever ways to use it that we thought you might like.
Corn on the cob is a celebrated highlight of summer, and is plentiful from December – March. We love it grilled to perfection on the BBQ, but it's also great steamed, boiled or roasted. Served with a generous smothering of butter and salt – now that's deliciously hot, messy goodness! Check out our recipes for some of our favourite ways on how to serve this juicy veg!
Make your own Frozen Yoghurt Ice Blocks at home using your favourite summer fruit, or a combo of your faves.
A tomato is a tomato, right? Not quite. The folks at Beekist are on the cusp of innovation. Located south of Auckland in Favona, their tomato houses provide a delicate balance of art and science. We’re not sure what to expect on our visit, could it actually be true that they play music to the bees to invigorate and entertain them while they’re working?! It was time to find out.
A sweet twist on a classic, this tangy and delicious cocktail is the epitome of summer. Refreshing and flavourful it will be your summer go-to!
Our Grilled Stone Fruit dessert recipe is the perfect culmination of all things summer. Celebrating the delicious fresh fruit that's available and the Kiwi love for the BBQ. We think it's best served sprinkled with Pure Delish’s Raspberry & Maple Nut Nograin-Ola!
It's time to dust off the barbie and clean your tools - summer is here and BBQ season is upon us! BBQ'ing can get messy, so to save you some time and add some extra flavour, we have a few different tips to share with you on how you can use foil on the barbie.
Sweet Palermo capsicums, also known as King Sweeties have less seeds than regular capsicums, are sweet and have a thin skin, allowing them to cook quicker. This specialty capsicum grows in two colours (for now!), vibrant red and yellow, with yellow being the sweetest. Try our new summer-inspired recipes that highlight this one of a kind veggie.
Because you always need a marinated ribs recipe up your apron, to impress everyone this BBQ season!
Asparagus – the epitome of spring! Fresh, green, crispy and crunchy. The asparagus season is a short one, being only available in New Zealand from September – December. Make the most of the asparagus season and get the BBQ fired up for some of our simple and delicious recipes this month!