How to use Yuzu

  The Yuzu is a citrus, although quite different to citrus that we are used to here in New Zealand.  Looking a bit like a large bumpy mandarin they are anything but. Originally from Japan, the yuzu is a hybrid … Read more »

Tasty Barbecue Ideas

Tasty Barbecue Ideas

With the days being hot enough to almost cook an egg on the patio,  most of us are choosing to cook and eat outside in the evening cool rather than face the heat of the kitchen. With tongs in our … Read more »

Spicing Up Summer

  With long summer days ahead of us it is time to relax, unwind and enjoy some fabulous easy recipes that also have a little zing to make them interesting. This feature is brought to you by Valcom, makers of … Read more »

Meat & Three – Kathy Paterson

  Meat & Three – Kathy Paterson Kathy Paterson needs little introduction, originally a teacher at Cordon Bleu cooking school in London and Auckland, followed by running a highly successful catering business in Auckland, Kathy is now a prominent NZ … Read more »

A Taste of Morocco

As we wind away along a narrow rutted goat track road, the Atlas Mountains tower above us, their craggy yellowish clay colour matching the houses that cluster in their ridges.  In contrast the narrow river valley is a brilliant green, … Read more »

A Taste of Paradise at Vomo

NZ Star Chef Nic Watt to host five-day food & wine event at Vomo Island Fiji Take an internationally renowned New Zealand chef-restaurateur with a passion for Asian flavours, a grand French Champagne house, exquisite New Zealand wines, and a … Read more »

How to Make Perfect Fritters

Summer and Autumn are such great months for fritters. With an abundance of well priced zucchini (courgette), corn and eggplant, fritters are a great way to turn excess produce into something utterly delicious. Batter – With all fritters, less batter makes … Read more »