Like most chefs at the top of their game, Callum Liddicoat is an energy bomb of creativity and anxiety. It’s written on his Instagram feed where, amid the edible artfulness, he posts motivational messages such as ‘Never stop creating new shit’, and on his arms where the visual symbolism tells a personal story.
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Gareth Stewart loves chefs. It’s just as well: as executive chef of Nourish Group he oversees 11 restaurants of vastly different stripes including Auckland big names Euro, Andiamo and Soul and pubs, cafés and steakhouses across Wellington, Auckland, Taupō and Queenstown.
Let’s take a look at the old and the new” said the editor. “What we were eating in New Zealand back in the day versus how that dish would look on today’s dinner table.”
The locked door has become part of the folklore at Pasture, Ed Verner’s Auckland restaurant. How six guests per sitting amble down the Parnell laneway to find the restaurant barred, have to wait outside until, bang on time, comes the reveal with Ed ushering diners inside.
“Call me Betsy, that is what everyone in Wellington and New Zealand calls me,” says Betsaida Rivas Teutenberg.
“Nobody ever goes to Hawksbury Village,” says Colleen Dennison, founder of Evansdale Cheese.
The tiny timber hut where chef Angus McLean hangs his hat only has an outdoor kitchen.
It's that curiosity and a keen sense of trying to make a sustainably produced and ethically raised product that makes Josh Hill from Poaka one of the trailblazers for modern, small-scale farming.
When Auda Finan turned vegan a couple of years ago, it was cheese she missed the most.
AS THE SONG SAYS, you should start at the very beginning, as it’s a very good place to start