EMMA GALLOWAY

COLOUR ME NATURAL

I was brainstorming salad ideas for this issue when Cuisine editor Kelli Brett mentioned that the all-time favourite Cuisine salad was one created by Lauraine Jacobs, named Salade Rouge.

LIFE’S A BEACH

I’ve only ever lived away from the ocean once; it’s been a constant throughout my life and is where I feel at home.

Berry Berry Nice

Berries can only mean one thing: the warm weather has arrived!

IN THE HEART OF ASIA

My first travel overseas was to Bali on a family holiday when I was 11; it opened my eyes and changed my life. As soon as I could I travelled…

WELL PRESERVED

I come from a long line of preservers. Like many nanas around the world, mine spent her days gardening and preserving her bounty in all manner of…

FIONA SMITH

EARTHBOUND

Fiona Smith’s mushroom dishes bring out the best of these umami kings of the kitchen.

GOLD PLATED

Not just for sweet success – Fiona Smith’s dishes showcase the delightful variety and nuances of honey.

LOCAL FARE

The finalists from the Cuisine Artisan Award category at the New Zealand Food Awards inspire winning ideas from Fiona Smith.

CENTRE STAGE

Food plays a central role in celebrations across the world; there is something so special about people coming together around a table to mark festive…

HIGH STREET HEROES

When it comes to eating for health, there are some trusty food soldiers to have on our side.

GINNY GRANT

Italian Studies

Ginny Grant has delicious dishes for an Italian-style dinner menu.

IT AIN’T OVER TIL IT’S OVER

Ginny Grant enjoys the last days of summer with the harvest of late-season veges.

HEATING UP

Ginny Grant has your summer sorted, with dishes bursting with bold tastes and the best of summer’s crops.

STARS IN YOUR EYES

Here's what I want for Christmas: the chance to gather outside of my bubble in any shape or form. Nothing else. Of course, being with others would be…

DOUBLE HAPPY

Substantial salads get top billing for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.

JANE LYONS & WILL BOWMAN / THE NEXT MEAL

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Cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts – the brassica family isn’t the most effortlessly romantic of vegetable groups but there are many reasons to love them.

THE NEXT MEAL ISSUE 204

The real workhorses of the ocean, shellfish manage to punch above their weight. Quite innocuous-looking things that come in a kaleidoscope of…

The Next Meal Issue 203

Corn is an undeniable summer superhero veg; it oozes the colour, smell and taste of the bright and sweet conditions in which it thrives.

THE NEXT MEAL ISSUE 202

Asparagus spears pop out of the dark earth giving us the green-light signal that warmer, brighter days are finally here.

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Every fruit and vegetable has that magic window where they sing their best tune and can be found in real abundance.

GUEST CHEF

NORTH, SOUTH & CENTRALE

Noel Cimadom of Tauranga’s Bar Centrale presents dishes that celebrate the cooler seasons.

PASTA AMORE

Italian style and New Zealand flavour meet in Emilie Pullar’s beautiful handmade pasta.

FROM NAPLES with love

For Sergio Maglione of Auckland’s Farina, there’s a clear link between New Zealand and the cooking of Naples, his hometown.

LOCAL HEROES / Queenstown

Journey south and you’ll find a plethora of fine produce, says Martin Bosley as he explores Queenstown and its surrounds.

LOCAL HEROES / Northland-style

Northland’s food story is an ode to the dream of seasonality and regionality. It tells of fruit ripened to perfection and vegetables bursting with…