Crispy chicken thighs with blackberry vinaigrette

A zingy sauce with barbecued meat is one of my favourite things. This vinaigrette delivers a sweet and sour piquancy. Try it – and this simple salad – with roast pork or shredded duck, too.

Your Home and Garden|Apr 01, 2019

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  • Crispy fried chicken with cucumber 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

  • Bulghur wheat and edamame bean salad with citrus dressing

    Nici Wickes' bulghur and edamame salad recipe is simple, super-nutritious and filling. Serve with a orange and lemon dressing as a delicious side or a stunning vegetarian main at your next barbecue

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 06, 2018

  • Thai-style crayfish salad

    What better way to enjoy succulent crays than in this tasty Thai-style crayfish salad? It's perfect for enjoying outdoors with a glass of crisp white wine

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  • Cucumber and mint granita

    Nici Wickes' granita recipe is so easy to make. We can’t think of anything more cooling on a hot day than a combination of icy cold cucumber and mint. It’s the perfect internal air-conditioning!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 07, 2017

  • Mini sushi rolls

    Have a go making these healthy mini sushi rolls! This recipe is super easy and perfect for lunchboxes or party platters. Fill with your favourite ingredients and get rolling!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Feb 06, 2017

  • Gherkin relish

    This gherkin relish recipe is the perfect addition to your next cheese platter. Serve for a savoury hit with cheese, bread and cold meats

    Food|Jan 18, 2017

  • Cucumber cooler

    This refreshing cucumber cooler recipe is the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer afternoon. Spike with honey for a sweet touch or enjoy the minty, limey goodness as is

    Food|Nov 21, 2016

  • Cucumber and dill yoghurt dip

    Take a moment to relax on the night before Christmas with Bluebird Copper Kettle Kumara Crisps paired with a light and tangy cucumber and dill yoghurt dip. It's the perfect light snack before the day of indulgence ahead!

    Your Home and Garden|Nov 07, 2016

  • Brisa de verano

    This cocktail by Kiwi chef Peter Gordon is like a light breeze, with gin and refreshing aloe and cucumber

    New Zealand Taste|Feb 18, 2016

  • Watermelon and lime oysters

    Enjoy this sweet/salty take on oysters with a fresh watermelon salsa topping. It's summer in a shell!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Feb 18, 2016