Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day

Sunday May 13th is Mother’s Day and what better way to show Mum you love her by cooking or baking her something special?  So we have put together a few of our favourite recipes from easy breakfasts dishes and dinners the kids can make to something special you can share with mum over a cuppa.…

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Port & Boysenberry Chicken Liver Parfait

  1 shallot, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2‒3 sprigs of thyme 1 cup port 125g butter 350g chicken livers 1 egg ½ tsp salt black pepper to taste For the jelly 2 cups boysenberries ½ cup port 1 tbsp sugar 1½ tsp gelatine (I used Davis) Place a tablespoon of butter in…

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Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Borek

Recipe and images by Amber Bremner Flaky filo pastry borek baked with a creamy spinach, artichoke and cashew filling are an easy yet impressive main course that doesn’t compromise on flavour or texture. Roll them in snail shapes, as small spring roll sized borek, or arrange long snakes end to end in the pan as…

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And the Winners are…..

Over the summer we had you help us scour the BOP and Waiakto for the best date scones. Then it was our job (tough I know!) to taste test your picks and discover just who makes the best date scone in each region. A staple on any cafe counter, the classic date scone is a…

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EAT New Zealand Launch their website

A new website has brought together two of New Zealand’s biggest industries; food and tourism: www.eatnewzealand.nz The Eat New Zealand website, launched today, has over two thousand food businesses listed including eating establishments, farmers markets, events, food tourism venues and operators throughout the country. It’s the first time New Zealand’s Farmers Markets have been listed…

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