Category: Culinary crimes

Karori sanctuary aka Zealandia

"She wants to take us to lunch," he said. "Let's go to the sanctuary." The Karori Sanctuary, that is. Renamed Zealandia. And so we went. The selection of counter food looked old, tired, yesterday's. I chose a BLAT (bacon, lettuce, avocado, tomato ... as I'm sure you know) in toasted Turkish bread off the menu. … Continue reading Karori sanctuary aka Zealandia


Oyster stuffing

Eating alone, what do people do? Can you just sit there by yourself and eat? Me, if there’s no-one to talk to, I have to read. So, down the Sounds by myself, I browsed one of (what I assume were) my grand-mother’s cookbooks, The Lily Wallace New American Cookbook, 1947. Didn’t stumble across anything I’d … Continue reading Oyster stuffing

Yeah, right!

So, I rang the customer service number for Vogel's bread. Helpful woman at the end of the line who said the only reason for discontinuing the unsliced loaf was low consumer demand. Well, if that's the case, why does it always seem to be the first to sell out???!!! I feel a campaign coming on!