Al Brown’s Smoked Duck Breast, Mandarin, Cranberry & Cashew Salad

Although the game bird season (in Auckland/Waikato) may be over, there are bound to be bagged birds waiting to top the table. Thanks to...

Creamy Raw Broccoli & Cranberry Salad

Some recipes really are as easy as one, two, three, as this delightful dish from one of Rural Living's favourite chefs, Jeremy Dixon (of...

On our goat

Whenever a particular Rural Living writer is asked “Whose the tart?” he replies with glee: “She is!” while gesturing to his long-suffering dining companion. However,...

Orange and Kumara Salad

Orange you glad we said kumara? At first thought, they may seem to make strange table mates but, as this recipe proves, oranges and kumara...

Sun-dried Tomato and Sweetcorn Polenta

Believe it or not chocolate and popcorn are both regarded as 'brain food'; chocolate for its antioxidant-rich cacao beans and popcorn for vitamin B6...

Farrah’s quesadillas

When asked what’s for dinner, some may say quesadillas, others will say tortillas but, often enough, they’ll both involve Farrah’s wraps. These versatile wraps can...

Chocolate avocado ice-cream

Children love sweet treats, but a lot of treats are packed with sugar and unhealthy fats. Avocados are the perfect base for super healthy...

Cookies & Cream Dream

This slice is a little bit outrageous – I think it’s the equivalent of the Snickalicious Slice from Scrumptious, actually.

Sardines with eggplant and tomato ragout

Many a member of our team has sampled the delightful fare at Napier’s Mission Estate. However, as we can’t all head down to the Hawkes...

Salmon with Nashi, Kumara, Lime, Honey and Ginger dressing

Thanks to the good folk at Nashi NZ and Soulsa Restaurant Whakatane, we have some suggestions to make a meal from these appealing pears....