Cuisine is joining F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic to discover the stories of F.A.W.C! Hawke’s Bay Legends.
I hadn’t expected a short flight to Tauranga to have me feeling like I’d stepped into a mini European vacation.
The difficult question I thought it was amazing that philosophy was a compulsory subject in my son’s first year of high school; thinking philosophically certainly wasn’t encouraged when I went to school in Central Otago some decades ago.
As concerns mount over massive industrial-scale fishing, a growing band of New Zealand seafood innovators are turning to practices such as aquaculture and are looking after local communities better by catching fewer fish using more sustainable methods.
It would be remiss of us to do a ‘best of New Zealand seafood’ issue without a nod to our favourite fish and chip shops, right?
In the world of New Zealand wine there is always something to celebrate and picking a favourite wine or winery can feel as daunting as picking a favourite child.
Corn is an undeniable summer superhero veg; it oozes the colour, smell and taste of the bright and sweet conditions in which it thrives.
Mat Pedley of Hamilton’s Mr Pickles recently won the Good George Local Hero title at the Waikato Food Inc Awards 2020 so it’s clear that he is pretty well regarded around town.
During the lockdown, many of us stopped at home with little else to do but cook, eat and celebrate our amazing New Zealand food (and be thankful for our valued essential workers).
Memories are powerful things. Throughout our lives significant moments are etched in our brain: in an instant we can recall where we were, who we were with and what we were doing when something truly life-changing happened.