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Recipe: Ruth Pretty's Roast Salmon with Caramelized Balsamic Onions & Citrus Crème Fraiche

1 month ago   |   By NZ Life & Leisure

Flaky salmon over rich caramelized onions is a guaranteed Christmas show-stopper.
Words & recipe: Ruth Pretty Styling & photos: Carolyn Robertson
Serena Bass, my New York-based friend and a fabulous chef, introduced me to this spectacular party dish. It's also great served cold the next day.
Serves 8 to 10
Roast Salmon with Caramelized Balsamic Onions
INGREDIENTS
For the caramelized balsamic onions:
85ml olive oil, preferably extra virgin 1.6kg red onions, peeled, halved vertically, and thinly sliced 100g brown sugar 125ml balsamic vinegar 4 teaspoons finely chopped thyme leaves 2...
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Recipe: A Pretty Prosecco Cocktail

Recipe: A Pretty Prosecco Cocktail

1 month ago   |   By NZ Life & Leisure

You'll be the toast of the town with this pretty and pink cocktail.
Recipe: Ruth Pretty Styling & photos: Carolyn Robertson
Makes 1
INGREDIENTS 60ml chilled Gin 60ml chilled rosé prosecco or soda water
Tiny pink flowers
METHOD
Pour 60ml chilled gin into a cocktail glass, followed by 60ml chilled rosé prosecco or soda water (tilt the glass slightly as the liquid is poured).
Garnish with tiny pink flowers.
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