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Meal or cooking class

Bay of Islands

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Alexa and Roy

I am Canadian born, in my 50’s and have had the opportunity to travel extensively for my work.

Now semi retired I call Kerikeri my home and live in a small, very quiet property 6 km from the township with my husband and our dog.

My style of cooking and entertaining is very casual and I believe that food is a great equaliser.

In my mid life I went to Paris to learn more about classical French cooking and now use it as my base and combine the skills with local ingredients.


Food style

No matter what I experiment with I always fall back to the basics of French cooking and techniques. I mix and match flavours and have heaps of cookbooks that I use for inspiration. Maybe I can say my style is Kiwi fusion, using local and seasonal ingredients with classic techniques.

Our property is all about food and the moment you come thru the gate you will see the vegetable gardens, fruit trees and separate kitchen entertainment area along with the pizza oven.

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