Valentines Day might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I think there can never be too many days to celebrate the people you love. If that sounds too Hallmark for words, rest assured that I’ll cheerfully stab anyone who claims that ‘every day is Valentines Day for us’. It’s precisely because every day ISN’T… View Post

I don’t want to be a weather bore, but Wellington is having the most dismal summer ever. I mean, really. On Monday I was so cold at work I had to borrow a jacket destined for the lost property box. On Tuesday I ended up buying a winter coat. On Wednesday I wore it. Yesterday… View Post

There’s a long weekend on the horizon and – though the weather is unlikely to be playing ball – I’m still hopeful that there will be enough sunshine for a picnic. Photo: Ross Giblin/Fairfax Media This week’s Three Ways With… has a trio of picnic-friendly recipes for you to try. If all else fails, eat… View Post

News that popsicles made from bone broth are summer’s ‘coolest new treat’ has made me feel decidedly hot under the collar. If you’re slow to catch on, a Sydney cafe has started marketing ‘brothsicles’ made from frozen beef broth, coconut milk and raspberries, cacao or mango. Mmmm-mmmm. Want one? I guess it’s no business of… View Post

Today’s Three Ways With… column is all about foraged foods, with a particular focus on what you can forage within the perimeter of your garden (unless you’re lucky enough to be a marine forager). Image: Ross Giblin/Fairfax Media Find out how to make these – plus a pesto to use up all those pesky weeds… View Post