For people who view the world food first. Kelli Brett brings you an endless array of cuisine-related subjects to obsess over.

The people behind what we cook, eat and drink are the true drivers of the New Zealand food & drink story. The movers and shakers that have led their communities, inspiring and motivating the good people of their towns to step up, collaborate and get involved. So much work from so many passionate and dedicated visionaries has gone into making Hawke’s Bay into the amazing playground for foodies that it is today. Was there a secret ingredient in the mix for building New Zealand’s Food & Wine Country?

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Why New Zealand’s great restaurants deserve your support.

Earlier this year, I caught up with Sid and Chand Sahrawat for a very frank and honest conversation about their…

The Collab Episode

In our latest episode of Cuisine Bites we explore that wonderful occurrence, the ‘chef’s collab’.

Lauraine Jacobs on the past, present and a brilliant future for NZ food

Have a listen to the second episode of CUISINE BITES where we take you beyond the beautiful pages of Cuisine Magazine…