Feuillettes de Roquefort

Recipe: Wayne Good | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires Ready rolled puff pastry (I use Paneton available from La Cave) 225g Roquefort cheese 1 tbsp brandy 2 tbsp thickened cream 50g walnuts, chopped ground pepper 1 egg, beaten lightly with 1 tbsp of water Crumble the cheese and mix with the brandy, cream and walnuts. Add pepper.…

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Margret de Canard with Wild Mushroom Sauce

Recipe: Wayne Good | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires Serves 2 I had this dish, sitting on a gorgeous terrace at a stunning Chateau near Vezelay in Burgundy. 2 boneless duck breasts 1 shallot, diced 2 cloves, garlic diced 1 tbsp fresh thyme 2 large mushrooms, sliced 40g dried Porcini, soaked in 1 cup boiling water, then…

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Beetroot Curry

Recipe and Photography: Emma Galloway I fell in love with this simple beetroot curry when visiting Sri Lanka in 2016. The array of single vegetable curries on offer, each with slightly different flavour profiles, as well as all the different coconut-based sambols offered alongside, were a vegetable-lover’s dream come true! Don’t get me started on…

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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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