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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.

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.

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.

CHEF PROFILES

STAR MAN

Did he just say curried pineapple ice cream? Yes he did. Ryan Henley, chef de cuisine at Pescatore, explains that it’s one of the innovative dishes that make up his new menu at Christchurch’s longstanding fine-dining restaurant at The George.

Bloomin’ Heck

When the test came from The Sugar Club executive chef Josh Barlow at 2am, “Does Heston have any dietary requirements?” I realised, that in the mad panic to get my mitts on Heston, I’d forgotten to ask. Surely not? How hard can this be?

Heart Felt

With today’s culture of rock-star chefs (and sometimes super-sized egos to match), and in an industry which can be tough on junior staff, it’s refreshing to meet a chef who spends much of her working life hidden behind the scenes, who cares about developing and mentoring those under her charge and who uses her skills to help in the community.

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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.

Gold Rush

A couple of hours north of the big smoke, just over the Brynderwyn Hills, is a little place called Waipu. Located on the bottom of the Northland coast, this small town rich in Scottish history and boasting world-class surfing, is also home to our little brewery, McLeod’s.

COLIN CHUNG – Author of Kana Vinaka

Raglan-based Chef, caterer, educator and hospitality consultant Colin Chung has been visiting Fiji for more than 40 years, and knows that the islands’ tropical climate, volcanic soil and healthy oceans produce abundant fresh food that bursts with flavour.

JANEL REID, BREAKFAST FOR DINNER

Breakfast, dinner, snacks, whatever – even if you’re just slinging some supermarket chips and dips, it’s sure to look great on Janel Reid’s beautifully crafted tableware.

SCOOP!

Since taking home one of the Cuisine Artisan Awards in 2016, Cameron Farmilo, Kimberley Higgison and Morgan Glass of Duck Island Ice Cream certainly haven’t been taking it easy: alongside running popular Hamilton restaurant Chim Choo Ree they’ve showcased their luscious licks with two parlours in Hamilton.

TRAFFIC MARCH – APRIL 2019

Goodside, Saint Alice, Bang Bang China Cafe, Morningside Tavern, Crown Range Cellar, Auckland Fish Market, Dumplings with wings, Little creatures, Kittyhawk, Smith and Sheth Oenotheque, Smith and Sheth Heretaunga Studio, The Wine Bank, C'est Cheese

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