Hello, I'm Jax Hamilton, amongst other things, a bloody good cook, mother, author
and your pantry mate.
I've created quick and easy short cuts that you can layer to help you on your way to create fabulous dishes with personality. You can combine the "hax" to suit you as an individual, couple, family and the contents of your pantry. Thus not only saving time, but also space and money.
I passionately believe we don't have to sacrifice what we cook and eat because of the time pressures we are under and I'm sure you will slap your head and laugh at the simplicity of it all! Before long my hax will become your everyday essentials.
Simply browse the hax below, trawl the categories or search a food problem/food type, then let me help you to resuscitate and revitalize those dormant ingredients taking up space in your pantry!
Free to access. Easy to share. Fun to learn.
This is kitchen magic, at it's best. With guidance from this Hax, you can easily transform a plain, boring dessert, celebration cake, muffin, slice of cake, scoop of ice cream, bowl of berries or shop bought dessert into a stunning
Drawer full of equipment, but don’t have what you need for a dish needing some elegant refining with some piping? This simple, easy hax will convert your drawer plus save you space when you need to drizzle dressings, mayonnaise, sauces,
Whether doing her grocery shopping or flying from the South to the North Island spreading foodie inspiration, Jax is asked this question frequently. Check out this hax and work out how you cook and shop on a regular basis, for
For delicious, consistent, crispy rashers, don't waste time frying your bacon, especially when cooking for a crowd, use this hax instead to roast IN the goodness.
If like me, you've burnt your fingers too many times, then this Hax is a 'slap your forehead' incredible hint especially when you're in fast track, kitchen mode.
Have you recently, purchased fresh herbs and have ½ a plant left, you really don't want to waste or have an abundance of fresh herbs in your garden?. Well, this hax adds flavour to your pantry without taking from your