Who like quick & simple recipes with lots of flavour ....?

Everyone who knows me well, knows that I like simple recipes with lots of flavour. Who wants to be slaving away in the kitchen making a masterpiece, when everyone else is having fun. This super quick recipe for Corn & Herb Fritters with Hot Smoked Salmon & Aioli is my go to recipe for bite sized appetisers or a brunch/lunch dish, made with slightly bigger fritters. Most of the recipe can be prepared before hand and then doesn’t take long to serve up when needed. It also scales well to make more serves. Give it a go this spring/summer when the hordes need feeding.


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Champagne Breakfast for Show Week

In Canterbury we have Show Week at this time every year, which is fantastic excuse to get dressed up in your fancy clothes complete with fascinator (for the girls - google it if you haven't heard the term), and go watch the horse racing.  As part of Show Week there are a myriad of Champagne Breakfasts and sponsored events to attend, which by the end of the week most people need to followup with some extended couch time and a quiet weekend.

I'm always on the lookout for something slightly different to serve at a champagne breakfast - and as many foodies say "always start the day right with a good breakfast", particularly if there is some alcohol involved! This Herb Waffle with Smoked Salmon and Fennel Cucumber Salad caught my eye and is perfect for any early summer breakfast or brunch. It's super tasty and a great stomach liner for all that early morning champagne. Enjoy!

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