Author: Philippa Cameron

Breakfast, Meal Ideas, Puddings, Recipes

Honey’d Pears

We are so spoilt for fruit in the summer months here, that when Autumn comes we are still craving sweet fruit. We have a beautiful old house at the backyards which has a few scraggly pear trees. This year however none fruited and I was disappointed. So when a friend offered a bag of pears […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas, Recipes, Savoury Smoko

Quick Salmon Quiche

I know this a contentious issue in most farming households.  Apparently real men don’t eat quiche!  Even though a bacon and egg pie is acceptable – a quiche however is considered a sin. It doesn’t mean you can’t not make it though, and I’m sure if you don’t say the ‘Quiche’ word, you just may […]

Recipes, Sweet Smoko

Cinnamon Scrolls

Soft, easy and delicious cinnamon scrolls without having to wait for yeast to proof. I must admit that I am hopeless when working with yeast.  But I am really good at finding cheat alternatives to some of my favourite sweet recipes. Before I begin, I think we need to have a debate about the definition […]

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This is me

This is me. I am Philippa Cameron I am the station cook at Otematata Station in the Waitaki Valley of the South Island, New Zealand. Most days I provide smokos (morning and afternoon tea) and lunches to our staff of shepherds. Some days if they are out on our remote high country blocks I will […]