37 days ago

Computer Chair

Rene from East Tamaki

A lil bit scuffed but can still get some good use out of it. Moving house..so it needs to be picked up before Friday 20 Sept

Free

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6 hours ago

Speed limit reductions decided today

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Speed reductions on around 700 Auckland roads will be decided this afternoon.

Some of the dangerous roads considered for the reductions include Dairy Flat Highway, Whitford Rd, Hobson St and Karangahape Rd.

People are divided on whether reductions should be enforced. What are your thoughts?

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39 minutes ago

Recipe: Turbot with Oyster & Hollandaise with Broad beans & peas (Foam of Pods)

New Zealand School of Food & Wine

Serves 4

Ingredients
350 g Turbot - Filet no skin or bones
4 Oysters - out of shell roughly chopped
1 Shallot - brunoises
1 Chives - finely cut
1 tsp Mayonnaise
Pinch Lemon Zest

Hollandaise
2 Egg yolks
100 g Butter - clarified
1 tbsp Vinegar
Pinch Salt
Broad beans
Peas
Pea feathers

Foam
2 Shallots
100 ml White Wine
600 ml Chicken Stock
150 gr Peas
Bean pods
125 gr Butter per 500 ml liquid.

Process
Filling - Fish
Mix oyster, shallot, chives, mayo and zest. Put into pipping bag. Portion the fish into 90 gm pieces, preferably triangles. Cut a pocket into the pieces and fill with the oyster mix.

Hollandaise
Wisp a sabayon in a bain-marie with yolk, vinegar and salt. Add butter little by little while whipping. Season at the end.

Beans
Break the beans out of the pods by pushing it through the shell. Blanch the beans for 10 seconds and squeeze the inner bean out of the skin.

Foam
Sautee shallot in a large based pot. Deglaze with the wine, then add stock. Bring it to boil and add the peas and bean pods. Cook for 2 mins and strain. Spread the green stuff on the tray and cool it down. When cold, blend it all. Strain and season. Add 125 g butter per 500 ml.

At Service
Bake the fish at 80 degrees for 16 minutes.
Add the beans and peas to the hollandaise with a bit of fine cut chives.
Spoon the hollandaise in the base on a large serving bowl.
Put the fish on top and garnish with pea feathers.

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1 hour ago

High Quality, Low maintenance!

The Team from Neighbourly Property

This single level, low maintenance and dependable brick property is situated on a corner site in a quiet cul de sac. Beautifully presented, you will appreciate the immaculate presentation throughout this home that the owners have lovingly taken care of for multiple years.

The sleek, modern kitchen is the heart of the home which includes a breakfast bar and flows into the dining and living area with ease. This steps out to a large paved patio that is semi-sheltered, ideal for a keen entertainer and also very private offering space for you to relax in peace on those warm summer nights.

Inside you will find 3 spacious bedrooms, all finished with a neutral colour palette which is complemented by a modern family bathroom and a separate toilet.

The added bonus of this property is the separate office space tucked away in the garage, great for someone who needs to work from home and a laundry space.

This beautiful, timeless home really does offer so much, you will love living here. Call Faz today to organise your private viewing or pop along to one of our open homes.