Friday, March 29, 2013


Good Morning Happy Easter


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Market Day


       The Sunday market at Ohope was a great morning out!  It was pleasant to be shopping in the sunshine and fresh air with the smell of coffee and fried foods wafting on the breeze.   Despite the fact that I had only recently had breakfast I found myself looking for a snack. It was hard not to as  I had plenty to choose from crepes, freshly made burgers, croissant/danish, home baking and the list goes on.
       The moment I saw these golden beauties I just had to have one.  Crisp and crunchy samosa filled with a spicy paneer and vegetable filling then drizzled with tamarillo chutney it hit the spot beautifully.  

Energised by my snack I continued on shopping I found damson plums and since I'd only ever seen  these tart deep purple little plums on television I had to acquire a couple of bags.  
Damson Plums

Oh Joy the smell of plum jam wafting through the house I didn't mess around I used my tried and true recipe

 The day didn't stop there I came home with smokey chipolte, a bucket load of tomatoes for sauce and some sensational sweet muscatels.  All in all a very productive shop followed by a satisfying amount of time in the kitchen doing what I like best.