Russell Rum is a spiced rum that sums up the season. A base of oak-aged Caribbean rum softly spiced with nutmeg, local citrus and cloves, it’s just perfect to warm us up. $85 for 700ml bottle. blushginstore.co.nz
Category: Try it, You’ll Like It
Breadman Organic Bakery breads are now available nationwide. The only 100% vegan bakery in New Zealand specialises in traditional German-style rye bread.
Cinderella Camel Date Paste, Hill St Wholefoods baking mixes, Alter Eco make ethically and sustainably sourced organic chocolate, Alexandra’s Dukkahs are prepared the old-fashioned way by stone-grinding the spices, Lot Eight Chef Blend premium cooking oil.
Meatheads, Rington's Tea, Billies Vegetable Scatter, Generosity Coffee, Hemp Seed Oil
If you’re already a fan of Macy & Tailor, hunt out their last flavor-honey mustard pressed pretzels. If you are still to try them, they are thin and crispy flattened pretzels to dip, crunch or snack on. $3.79 for 180g packet from New World and and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets.
If there’s a better breakfast than chewy toast thickly slathered with creamy butter, then I’ve yet to meet it. But it has to be good butter and Bellefield Butter is seriously good butter.
Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit, is tops when you want a cocktail but don’t want the alcohol. It comes in two varieties: Seedlip Garden 108 and Seedlip Spice 94. We love it with tonic in a martini or a sour-style mocktail.
The new naturally brewed, low-sugar fizz from Soda Brewery is well worth quenching your thirst with. Ginger beer, lemonade, grapefruit soda and lime & ginger soda are on offer.