WEST WORLD

After three glorious days exploring my old stomping ground I realised the ante has been upped for those in search of a gourmet Perth city experience.

Putting Down Roots

While owning a winery in Marlborough couldn’t be described as unique, there is something special about Takaki Okada’s Folium Vineyard in the Brancott Valley, not least of which is Takaki himself.

Leaven Sent

If you sit next to Dan Cruden on a plane don’t be worried if his carry-on bag emits a faint bubbling noise or a yeasty smell. It’s only his sourdough starter that’s coming along for the ride.

SOME OF OUR LATEST RECIPES

SOME OF OUR LATEST FEATURES

IN MEMORIAM – KARRYN BISH

On 6 December 2018 the light in the wine community dimmed when wine broker, cheesemaker, forager, oak lover, woman-in-wine and beloved wife and mother Karryn Bish tragically passed away.

VIEWFINDER

As an Isthmus, Tāmaki Makaurau is surrounded by water, but there aren’t actually too many spots blessed with both a view of the sparkling blue as well as fabulous food. Here is a roundup of several eateries that do it right.

‘TIS THE BEST OF DAYS…

You never really need an excuse to visit glorious Marlborough, but for four days in May the region gears up for the Feast Marlborough festival, celebrating all that is fresh, local and good.

TOP 5 FRIED SEAFOOD DISHES

People who think that seafood should only be enjoyed fresh are elitist and in denial. If onions and pickles can be deep fried, there is no reason why seafood should not be.

WEST WORLD

After three glorious days exploring my old stomping ground I realised the ante has been upped for those in search of a gourmet Perth city experience.

Big Fish

A group of Chefs from around the world gathered close to two impressive fire pits dug on a grassy slope in the Upper Moutere Valley. Cuisine’s newly crowned Future Food Legend, Monique Fiso, was helping to dig up a feast she’d prepared, which had been slow- cooking all day in a traditional hāngi pit. Alongside, a dozen magnificent sides of cedar-planked Ōra King salmon were slowly roasting in the heat and smoke of an open fire pit.

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