red cabbage potato salad

Red Cabbage & Potato Salad

Wow, it’s not often that you see a salad up here! This red cabbage potato salad was prepared during the final hours of the brisket smoke the other weekend and I thought that it would be a good one to share with you all. This potato…

Spicy Marinated Pork Steaks with Skewered Potatoes

I really wanted this recipe to feature pork tenderloins but the butcher just did not have any for me when I visited. I walked out with 800g of leg pork steaks, not too bad I can make this work. The plan was to follow this…

Skillet Chorizo Potato Hash

This recipe for Chorizo Potato Hash came about when Sarah pointed out to me that when I cooked brunch on the grill almost a year ago that I claimed long weekends were for perfect for cooking brunch, and that I hadn’t done so in a…

Smoked Pork Cutlets with Crispy Potatoes

If you’re like us and have been watching My Kitchen Rules, this was a recipe made by the twins Vicky and Helena. I’ve opted out of the fennel salad instead Sarah put together a simple green salad and I also grilled the pork cutlets before…

Roast Potato Bacon & Bean Salad

This potato salad is brought to you by my good friend James. This is a potato salad that has evolved over the years from many recipes. Chopped and changed for the good of progression. The end result is beautiful and a perfect addition to any meal this winter….

potato rosti stack

Garlic and Rosemary Potato Rosti

These garlic and rosemary potato rosties are a fun and easy way to serve potato. Mixes up from the default roast potatoes or fries. Sarah prepared these the other night while I was busy outside barbecuing and I enjoyed this so much that I have…

Warm Potato Salad

Goodbye Summer Warm Potato Salad

Last weekend in New Zealand at 2 am on Sunday morning, clocks were turned back an hour  for day light savings signalling the end of summer. The weather that followed in Wellington backed up that Summer was definitely over. So last Sunday evening as a…

Barbecued Roast Chicken, Mash and Slaw

Having never had the opportunity to try Simon Gault’s original Roast Chicken, Mash and Slaw dish at his restaurant Euro I’ve attempted the next best thing in re-creating this dish at home on the Weber. Barbecued Roast Chicken, Mash and Slaw A few notes of difference to Simon’s recipe…

Epic Pale Ale Beer Soaked Fries in a Paper Bag

Epic Pale Ale Beer Soaked Fries

Beer and barbecue go together hand in hand. Especially in New Zealand. You will be hard pressed to have a barbecue without beer being involved in some way. Many Kiwi summer evenings have been spent around the grill, beer in hand, stories being told. This…