Over the next few months I be sharing with you some brillant recipes from my book I wrote called Come Together, about the relief effort our community did after the Kaikoura/Waiau Earthquake.

Come Together is sold locally at a number of stores in Rangiora

Paper Tree - Kiwibank

Bombshell Beauty

Emmas at Oxford

The Butchers Mistress

Rangiora Bakery

Or email me and purchase online.

Today I share Richie Mc Caw Go to Broccoli Salad,

Richie’s Broccoli Salad

serves 6-8


1 large head broccoli or 2 small heads, cut into floret


6 rashes of cooked bacon, crumbled 

1 small red onion, diced

½ cup raisins

1 capsicum, sliced

¼ cup sunflower seeds

½ cup mayonnaise 

2 tsp red wine vinegar 


Steam or lightly boil broccoli until just tender and then run under cold water. 

Drain and then add to

a bowl with the onion, capsicum, bacon, raisins and

sunflower seeds and combine. 

Whisk mayonnaise and red wine vinegar until dressing i

s smooth and pour over broccoli mixture

and stir to coat.