Recipes

Kimberley’s Lomi-Lomi Salmon

Lomi-Lomi Salmon is a Hawaiian dish I first tasted it in the early 1980’s, when I spent a fair bit of time on the Oahu island.  It was in Haleiwa, on the island’s North Shore which was then a sleepy little fishing village and a favourite with surfers. Today, Haleiwa is considered to be the […]

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Rosti Potato Cake

The dish originated in Switzerland, traditionally farmers around Bern served it for breakfast, nowadays it is a favourite throughout the country, some Swiss consider as their national dish. INGREDIENTS 4 large Agria potatoes Salt & pepper 4 Tbsp vegetable oil for pan-frying Note: Agria is a waxy yellow potato. You can use the different white […]

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Gravad Lax

There are quite a few different spellings, like gravlax & graflaks, depending on which of the Scandinavian countries the recipe comes from. The word derives from the word ‘grave’ which literally means ‘grave’ and lax meaning salmon, so it means, “buried salmon” as going back to the Middle Ages the fish was salted, wrapped in […]

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Salmon

If you are a sports fisherman you may be lucky to catch one in the wild, somewhere down in the wild south, otherwise here in NZ all commercially available fresh salmon is farmed. There are 3 main regions where it is bred – Marlborough Sounds on the most northern tip of the South Island – […]

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