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Crispy fried chicken with courgette and corn salad

Nici Wickes' crispy, fried chicken served with a fresh salad of corn and cucumber is what we call a perfect meal - so skip the takeaways and whip this dish up instead!

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 10, 2019

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  • Grilled steak fajitas

    Bring a taste of Tex-Mex to your kitchen with this delicious grilled steak fajitas recipe. With succulent steak and all the incredible flavours of coriander, chilli and lime, this dish is the star of the show.

    Food|Nov 08, 2018

  • Doughnuts with caramel sauce

    Whip up a batch of these while your guests hover to gobble them up! Make the batter and sauce ahead of time, then it’s a quick cook to serve them up freshly fried.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 01, 2018

  • The Backyard Cook's smash burgers

    The beauty of these burgers is that they are super-fast, super-tasty and super-simple. The name ‘Smash Burger’ comes from the technique of smashing the ball of mince into a screaming hot cast iron pan or onto a hot plate, allowing the patties to crisp up beautifully.

    Food To Love|Jul 31, 2018

  • Texan-style smoked pork ribs with barbecue sauce

    This Texan-style rib recipe is finger-lickin' good! You may need to put a bit more effort into creating these tender pork ribs, but trust us, it's worth it. Serve with homemade barbecue sauce for a delicious finishing touch

    New Zealand Taste|Feb 07, 2018

  • Salmon poke bowl with hot and sour dressing

    It's easier than you think to create this trendy meal at home with this poke bowl recipe. Raw salmon, brown rice, Asian veges and a punchy dressing come together to create this healthy meal

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Dec 03, 2017

  • One-pot Louisiana chicken and seafood stew

    Get a taste of the south with this delicious, spicy Louisiana chicken and seafood stew. The best part about this recipe? All you need is one pot to create this flavour-packed dish

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jul 02, 2017

  • Baked Southern fried chicken with spicy pineapple slaw

    Swap the deep fryer for the oven with this clever baked Southern fried chicken recipe. Served with Southern-style pineapple coleslaw, this dish makes a tasty family dinner or lunch

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jun 19, 2017

  • Bacon ranch cheese ball with crackers

    A cheese ball is a magnificent, old-school way to feed a fair few peckish guests. This American-inspired recipe is full of salty bacon bits, creamy ranch seasoning and crunchy roasted pecans. Photography by Jani Shephered/Gatherum Collectif

    New Zealand Taste|May 18, 2017

  • Faux cronuts with chocolate glaze

    Creating the world's trendiest treat just got easier with this faux cronut recipe. Puff pastry is the key to making this deliciously flaky dessert in just 30 minutes. Serve with vanilla custard cream and chocolate glaze

    Food|Mar 28, 2017

  • Corn and cheese bread

    Corn bread may be served with butter and jam, or as an accompaniment to casseroles and other meat dishes.

    Food|Mar 01, 2017

  • New York chocolate brownie

    The brownie’s sweetness is balanced by a vanilla-laced cream cheese filling. Make two days before Christmas for gifts; it freezes well, too, and can also be enjoyed as a warmed dessert with berries

    New Zealand Taste|Nov 13, 2016

  • Christmas eggnog

    Creamy, sweet and gently spiced, eggnog is a true Christmas drink. This eggnog recipe is given a warming kick with rum and whisky. Enjoy with mulled fruit as part of your Christmas Day breakfast

    New Zealand Taste|Nov 09, 2016

  • The Hideaway's buttermilk fried chicken

    Wellington's The Hideaway Bar and Restaurant is famous for its outstanding menu of classic American comfort food. Here is the recipe for its incredible buttermilk fried chicken

    New Zealand Taste|Aug 31, 2016