Chicken. Chillies. Spring onions. Oil. Spice. Peanuts. Other stuff I don’t know the name of. How can these simple ingredients combine to create something so much more than the sum of its parts?
Sure, you might turn up to find the lights off and the doors closed, but if you can catch it open for business, The Afghan Restaurant offers an unparalleled culinary experience.
In the little town of Inglewood, you'll find a cosy spot serving up top-notch pies, decadent doughnuts and coffee as good as any you'd get in the big smoke.
In the second in our (rather sporadic) series "Why I love", Hayden Donnell is convinced that Auckland’s best Mexican food is tucked away in an unlikely spot in Henderson.