IN THIS WORLD there are talkers and then there are doers.
Category: The Maker
When Kate O'Sullivan put out a call to the members of her club to ‘ bring a plate’ it wasn’t a batch of sausage rolls or a tray of chicken wings that she had in mind.
Long before words like sustainable, low-carbon footprint and environmentally friendly were de rigueur, there were people like Peter Greer, now 68 years old.
Beloved hand-me-down kitchen objects speak of the past & carry their own stories.
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.
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When we are able to create what we need from what we have, we are resourceful. When we are resourceful we make the most of our own inner resources while living carefully in relation to the resources upon which we depend.
When Kate Marinkovich was seven she wanted to have a banana cafe with everything made from bananas: banana cakes, banana smoothies, a floor made of banana chips.
Jude Huani-Te Uruti had no formal training in weaving, nor did she learn from her mother or grandmother. One day she just cut some kōrari (flax) and starting weaving.
Thomas Heaton meets the artisan bringing a taste of Hungary to the Bay of Plenty. Where Atilla Kovacs comes from, every family has its own special recipe for ruby-red kolbász – a slender, paprika heavy Hungarian smoked salami.