Much of what we write about on these beautiful pages comes from people who view the world food first.
AS WE HEAD INTO party season and the endless array of sauces and condiments are rolled out onto the buffet table, a Facebook post by Auckland caterer, food writer and superb dinner-party bad boy Grant Allen caught my eye.
IT USED TO BE SAID that a good cook could produce a decent dish from any old scrawnbag of a chook.
In our latest episode of Cuisine Bites we explore that wonderful occurrence, the ‘chef’s collab’.
In the January issue of Cuisine, I raised our concern about declining fish stocks in New Zealand and asked some questions about how we might ensure that fish can remain on our menus for years to come.
Hospitality can be a glorious career choice. Many young people are attracted to the hospitality world for the sense of family and belonging that it can provide. However, when restaurants and customers fail to deliver, these young employees can find themselves working within a dysfunctional hospitality family.