Stuffed Chillies (Macha Na Raveya)

Recipe: Laxmi Ganda & Jayshri Ganda This is a tangy and spicy delight. Large sweet chillies are stuffed with a flour based mixture that is lavished with spices then fried. These are amazing! Makes 4 1 small onion, chopped ¼ cup pea flour * 4 tbsp oil, divided 1½ tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp peanuts,…

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Ginger Chicken with Vietnamese Salad

Recipe: Banh Mi Caphe on Victoria Street, Hamilton This is a combination of two recipes. The ginger chicken is great on its own, served with rice. Serving it combined with the fragrant salad makes a beautiful light meal. Ginger Chicken Marinade ¼ tsp dark soy sauce 2 tsp oyster sauce 4 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp…

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Lamb Meatballs (Mamra)

Recipe: Laxmi Ganda & Jayshri Ganda A classic dish combined with Indian masala spices. This is a dry version where meatballs are eaten as a snack, as opposed to a main meal. Makes 25-30 500g lamb mince * 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 tbsp fresh green chilli, minced 1½ tsp fresh ginger, minced 1…

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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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