Pukekohe Pie

Pukekohe pie is a potato dish which was a family favourite when I was growing up. Family barbeques at Nanas house would invariably include a puke pie as the potato side and an asparagus casserole as the warm vegetable side (or creamed mushrooms) as Pop needed a “gravy”. These were in the days when regardless…

BBQ this weekend? Rack of Lamb with Creamy Garlic Potato Gratin

Looks like we are in for a sunny weekend so it’s time to crank up the barbecue. I love lamb, but many people are turned off lamb because they find it fatty. Despite being a big fan of my cooking, my husband flatly refuses to touch it –  he develops a peculiar expression which includes…