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SISTER vs SISTER: MOTHERS DAY BAKING

Vanessa’s LEMON BUTTER MOMENTS

Who can resist a tin full of melting moments made by your kids? – I certainly can’t. My love of melting moments actually started whilst on maternity leave with Jake now 5 years. A Plunket (NZ postnatal care) friend Sarah, with a baby...

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Ingrid’s LEMON WHIPPED SLICE

I’m always surprised when someone says to me Happy Mothers Day, or refers to me as a mum. I still feel very much the daughter even though I have two scalliwags myself now. Maybe it’s because our mum, Val still looks after Vanessa and...

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Posted on: September 8th, 2014 by Vanessa Opera 3 Comments

SISTER vs SISTER: SOUPS

Vanessa’s SPINACH AND CELERY SOUP

I love soup, I have even been known to order it in the scorching hot summer. My ultimate soup would have to be a seafood chowder but a close second and a totally different soup that I totally love is the Thai Tom Yum Goong and Gai. I chose to...

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Ingrid’s CREAMY TOASTY MUSHROOM SOUP

My partner Jim grew up on a mushroom farm, and I remember when I first met his family I wondered if they were lovers or haters of mushrooms after so many years of growing and picking them (they are still lovers!), I was surprised at how fast they...

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Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Vanessa Opera 9 Comments

SISTER vs SISTER: SUMMER SALADS

asian slaw

ASIAN SLAW

{VANESSA} This is a fresh, healthy and tasty coleslaw to take to your next BBQ. It uses daikon (sometimes called Chinese radish) a vegetable you have probably seen especially if you shop at Asian vegetable shops but never had the guts to try....

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ratatouille

RATATOUILLE SALAD

{INGRID} Post New Year’s Resolutions – So who’s on a diet? and who is still sticking to it? Mine is the ‘Get Real’, or the ‘Be Honest’ diet which is basically mind games I play with myself, saying...

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Posted on: January 29th, 2014 by Vanessa Opera 2 Comments

SISTER vs SISTER: BAKED PANCAKE

baked pancake balsamic summer berries

BAKED PANCAKE WITH BALSAMIC SUMMER BERRIES

{INGRID} I’m a cheat! I’m always looking for ways to miss out cooking steps, to create delicious meals without having to slave in the kitchen for hours. With two crazy fun kids glued to my side most of the time ( Miss 18 month old has...

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Bacon cheese baked pancake

BACON AND CHEESE BAKED PANCAKE

{VANESSA} After our taste of fame on the Mikes new show Family Recipes we were stoked to be asked to do a 7 minute cooking segment on the Good Morning show. The only problem is – it’s LIVE! For Family Recipes (27 mins of actual TV) we...

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Posted on: October 10th, 2013 by Ingrid Opera 1 Comment