In my fridge: Ruth Pretty

03:48, Oct 17 2012
Ruth Pretty
PRETTY GOOD: Ruth Pretty in her home kitchen.

Chef and caterer to the stars Ruth Pretty has just finished feeding thousands of guests at this year's WOW shows in Wellington and has just published her sixth book, 'Ruth Pretty Cooks At Home' (Penguin, $65). She reveals the contents of her fridge.

WHAT FIVE FOODS WOULD I ALWAYS FIND IN YOUR FRIDGE?

1. Karikass aged gouda cheese.

2. Biofarm honey yoghurt.

3. Vogel's bread.

4. Avocados.

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5. Cooked steel-cut oats porridge ready to reheat for breakfast.

I have one more thing - food for my pug dogs, which is a mixture of topside beef, cooked silverbeet and cooked rice.

DO YOU HAVE A STANDBY RECIPE THAT USES ALL, OR SOME, OF THESE INGREDIENTS?

At some time during the week all of the ingredients will be breakfast.

WHAT'S THE MOST EXOTIC THING IN YOUR FRIDGE?

Champagne.

WHAT DO YOU NEVER STORE IN THE FRIDGE?

Eggs.

WHAT DO YOU DREAM OF FINDING IN YOUR FRIDGE?

Vintage Champagne.

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