What do you get when you combine the co-owner of Cibo, a famously excellent barista, a “gate to plate” food philosophy, and a relaxed light-filled space complete with resident DJ?
A vegetarian burger that offers more than meets the eye saw Miramar’s Café Polo take out Wellington’s coveted Battle of the Burger for 2011.
A Tuscan Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Cairnmuir Olives, recipient of the Best in Show Trophy at the 2010 New Zealand Gourmet Oil Competition, sold out before the end of the 2010/2011 season.
Kiwi food manufacturers are failing to provide consumers with enough detail on product labels according to a new study.
To celebrate soup season and New Zealand’s favourite winter warmer, Wattie’s is offering soup-enthusiasts a chance of a lifetime to win a trip for two to the Golden Ladle soup festival in Lille, France or the Buffalo Soup Festival in … Read more
Virgil Evetts Today the variety of Italian cheese available in New Zealand is broad and exciting, but to many consumers they remain a pricey mystery. So, being quite the Italio-phile and a prodigious consumer of the nation’s cheeses, I … Read more
New World Matariki Wānanga-a-kai
Food has always been an integral part of New Year celebrations and this new multi-faceted food forum offers a special opportunity to discover traditional Māori ingredients and kai. Guests can enjoy demonstrations and tastings, hosted by chef Rewi Spraggon, as well as the chance to participate in a hāngi-making workshop and traditional Māori bread making competition…. Read more
A bottle of Veuve Cliquot rescued from a shipwreck in the Baltic sea has sold at auction for a record price of 30,000 Euros!
The champagne which has laid in the shipwreck for 190 years was apparently in perfect condition due to the cool and dark conditions.
The bottle in question was bought by an anonymous Singapore buyer.
In total more than 140 bottles were retrieved by divers.
At $8833 NZ per glass I wonder just who will be drinking it! Read more
Ingredients 4 garlic cloves, peeled 4 stems basil 75g parmesan cheese grated 150ml extra virgin olive oil
Brenda Any other organic wheat or bean flour can be mixed with the stone ground dried fruit what ever takes your fancy, seeds go well on the top. The bread is a base. I have used non-wheat flour the loaf … Read more
Joan MacBeth I have also used other fruits and changed the jelly to match. Ingredients 1 strawberry jelly 1 cup boiling water 1 can evaporated milk (well chilled) 2 cups chopped strawberries. extra strawberries and whipped cream for decorating