Easy to make lunches for the kids and adults alike.

Salmon and Zucchini Fritters - NZ  Dads

Zucchini is one of those vegetables that kind of goes with everything. It's mild in flavour and still in plentiful supply due to the warm weather we've been having. The salmon makes a welcome flavourful addition, and despite the fact that it's rather expensive, a little goes a long way in this dish. The best […] Read More

Spinach and Feta Tart - NZ Dads

As you might have seen I've made a lot of sweet tarts over the past year or so. However it's not often that I dabble with savoury tarts. Partly because I had yet to perfect the pastry. It needs to be buttery, crisp, but still taste wholesome. The addition of wholemeal flour and sunflower seeds […] Read More


Don't let the description fool you, this is a rather simple dish that is packed full of flavour. Arancini is an Italian stuffed rice ball, traditionally filled with ragu or mozzarella - I love to use feta or queso as I usually have some on hand, but you can fill with your choice of pretty […] Read More

Ham and Egg Pie

Ham and Egg Pie - NZ Dads

We had an influx of ham over the holiday season. Then after the christmas day feast, it's always up to me to find new and delicious ways to use it up. This is my take on the classic bacon and egg pie, it was so popular the lads asked for another one the very next […] Read More

Spiced veggie patties NZ Dads

I made these recently for a christmas lunch. A great way to incorporate veggies in a way that is bound to please even the fussiest eater. Plus, they are gluten, dairy and meat free so a good option to take when there's lots of different dietary requirements.         Ingredients (18 fritters): 3 […] Read More